Magda al-Sabahi (Arabic: ماجدة; 6 May 1931 – 16 January 2020), or Magda, was an Egyptian film actress notable for her roles from 1949 to 1994.
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Afaf Ali Kamel al-Sabahi was born in Tanta, Gharbia Governorate. She was one of the biggest stars of Egyptian cinema, taking the lead role in sixty films. For her film career she took the stage name of Magda.
In 1956, "Magda" founded her own film production company. In 1958, she played the lead role in the film by Youssef Chahine, Jamila al Jaza'iriya (Jamila, the Algerian), based on the story of Djamila Bouhired.
In 1963, she married the intelligence officer and actor, Ihab Nafe, with whom she had her only daughter, Ghada, in 1965.
In 1995, Magda was elected president of the Egyptian Women in Film Association.
Magda al-Sabahi died in her house in Dokki, Cairo, on 16 January 2020, aged 88.
El Naseh (1949)
Ayna Omry (1957)
Djamila l'Algérienne (1958)
Hegret El Rasoul (1964)
EL Omr Lahza (1978)
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