Well known Egyptian actor Abdel Wahab Khalil died Friday at the age of 81 after a long struggle with illness, the Actors' Syndicate confirmed.
Born ion 12 May 1940, Khalil graduated from the faculty of law before enrolling at the acting department at the Higher Institute of Theatrical Arts.
He made his acting debut in the 1960s working in theatre and radio. Soon after, he started recieving roles in television and cinema.
Throughout his decades-long career, he appeared in over 200 films and TV series.
Among Khalil's most notable roles is 'Am Madani in the classic TV series I Will Not Live in My Father's Robes.
He also created an important impact in other TV classics including Raafat Al-Haggan, The Legacy of Evil, The Last Train, The Road to Truth, Tamer and Shawqiyyah, Residents of Qasadi, etc.
Khalil's contribution to theatre includes roles in: A Very Happy Family, Star of the Midnight, Haggan and His Neighbors, among others.
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