Beloved Egyptian actress Dalal Abdel Aziz has passed away after contracting COVID-19 in April of this year. She was 61.
The actress was married to well-known Egyptian comedian Samir Ghanem who also died from COVID-19 complications in hospital back in May. He was 84-years-old.
The news of Dalal’s death was confirmed by Ramy Radwan, a television journalist in Egypt who is also married to the daughter of the actress, Donia Samir Ghanem.
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“She could not let herself abandon her beloved, and she decided to follow him to heaven,” he said, paying tribute to both of his late parents-in-law.
Dalal began acting in the late 1970s and went on to become one of the most well-known faces in showbusiness in Egypt and the Arab region.
Some of her most popular shows and films include Ya Rab Walad, Sweet Oblivion, Demou Sahibat El-Galalah and more.
Dalal and Samir are survived by their two children – Donia and Amy.
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