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Legendary Egyptian Actor Mahmoud Yassin Dies At 79

Legendary actor Mahmoud Yassin died today, on Wednesday at the age of 79 after a struggle with cancer.

Yassin was born in Port Said in June 1941and joined the National Theatre in 1963, starting an illustrious acting career that spanned over 55 years.

Yassin starred in dozens of movies, plays, and TV series, dominating leading roles for most of the 1970s and 1980s.

His memorable roles on the big screen included The Bullet is Still in My Pocket (1974); Where is My Mind (1974); Mouths and Rabbits (1977); and A Nose and Three Eyes (1972).

May his soul rest in peace.