Egyptian actress Shereen Seif El-Nasr passes away at 57

Ahram Online , Saturday 13 Apr 2024

Egyptian actress Shereen Seif El-Nasr, known for her memorable roles in films and TV series, has sadly passed away at the age of 57, as announced by her brother, Sherif Seif El-Nasr, on social media on Saturday.

Shereen Nasr El-Din


Born in 1967 in Jordan to Egyptian parents, Shereen Seif El-Nasr gained recognition for her heroic performances in films such as "Amir El-Zalam" (2002), directed by Rami Imam and starring Adel Imam.

The daughter of journalist Elhaamy Seif El-Nasr, Shereen pursued a law degree and graduated in 1991.

She spent several years working at the Egyptian Embassy in France before her encounter with director Youssef Francis, who launched her acting career.

Seif El-Nasr began with significant roles in notable works like "One Thousand and One Nights," "Hekaayet Bent Esmaha Soha" (The Story of a Girl Named Soha), "Ghaadeboun wa Ghaadebaat" (Angry Men and Women, 1993), "Sawwaq El-Hanem" (The Lady's Driver, 1994), and "Mann Allathy la Yohebb Fatma" (Who Does Not Love Fatma).

After her marriage in 1996, she took a hiatus from acting but returned in 2001 following her divorce.

It was during this time that she landed some of her most remarkable roles, including her acclaimed performance in "Amir El-Zalam" (2002).

The cause of her death has not been disclosed by the family. Shereen Seif El-Nasr's brother also mentioned that the burial took place today, in accordance with her wishes, and was attended by family members.

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