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Rizk, Amina (1910–2003)

Rizk, Amina (1910–2003)

Egyptian actress. Name variations: Amina Rizq. Born April 13, 1910, in Tanta, Egypt; died Aug 24, 2002, in Cairo, Egypt; never married.

Pioneer in the Egyptian movie industry, began acting (1924) and appeared in 1st stage play, Soad the Gypsy (1928); appeared in over 30 films, including Land of Dreams, I Want a Solution and A Beginning and an End; appointed to the Egyptian Parliament's Upper House, a mostly ceremonial role, by Hosni Mubarak (1997).

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