actor Hassan Hosny, one of the icons of comedy egyptian, died Saturday at the age of 89 years in Cairo, announced the national trade union of actors.

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“He has been admitted to the hospital the day before yesterday (Thursday) and then he died of a heart attack in the night of yesterday (Friday to Saturday),” said Ashraf Zaki, president of the union.

An icon of the comedy egyptian to the long career

nearly 60-year career, Hassan Hosny has performed in hundreds of plays, movies and soap operas, the last of which was broadcast during the holy month of ramadan 2020, a season of light comedies family.