Legendary actor Omar Sharif dies
Sad news from Hollywood.
Egyptian-born actor Omar Sharif, who starred in “Doctor Zhivago” and “Lawrence of Arabia” has died at the age of 83
Sharif suffered a heart attack this afternoon in Cairo, according to his agent.
Considered one of the most handsome men on earth, Sharif was known for his dark eyes, dashing good looks and exotic accent.
“When he walked on the ‘Zhivago’ set in Spain, I took one look and said, ‘I can’t act with that man. He’s too gorgeous!’ ” one of his “Zhivago” co-stars, Geraldine Chaplin, told The New York Times in 1965.
Sharif earned an Oscar nomination for his supporting role in “Lawrence of Arabia” and won Golden Globes for that movie along with “Doctor Zhivago.”