Young Egyptian actor, director Ahmed Samy El-Adl dies of cardiac arrest

Ahram Online , Saturday 30 Sep 2023

Ahmed Samy El-Adl, a Young Egyptian actor and director and the son of the late prominent actor and producer Samy El-Adl, died on Saturday morning due to sudden heart failure, his family announced.

Ahmed El-Adl


His condition was likely connected to previously detected blood clots in his lungs, which were a result of a prior COVID-19 infection, according to his family.

The young filmmaker, who was in his thirties, was set to undergo surgery to treat the clots affecting his heart performance.

Ahmed El-Adl hailed from a renowned family of artists.

His uncles Gamal El-Adl and Mohamed El-Adl are well-known producers, while Medhad El-Adl is a screenwriter.

Ahmed El-Adl started his career as an assistant director in TV series such as Foo' Mostawa El-Shoboohat and Nesr El-Saeid, among others.

He also participated in producing the TV series U-Turn (2022).

He also dabbled in acting, making his TV debut in the TV series Jews Alley (2015) and appearing in Above Suspicion (2016).

The young artist also DJ'ed at various venues and nightclubs in Arab and European countries.

Ahmed's father, Samy El-Adl, passed away in 2015 due to circulatory problems.


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