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Gamil Ratib

Born Gameel Abu-Bakr Raateb (November 1928 – Cairo) is an Egyptian actor. In 1940s, Gameel first appeared in the film “Al-forsaan al-thalaatha i.e. The three musketeers”, his family refused the idea and his scenes were removed. Raateb traveled to Paris to study Law and Economy, yet he preferred studying Theatre and appeared in Shakespeare’s “Much ado without nothing (1947)”. To provide living expenses, Gameel worked in small jobs besides acting and then became a notable member of the “Comédie Française”. American filmmaker Carol Reed presented Gameel Raateb in “Trapeze (1956)” along with Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis and Gina Lollobrigida. Gameel also showed in many TV series like; “Rehlat al-million i.e. The journey to be a millionaire” and “Sonbol ba’d al-million i.e. Sonbol..a millionaire”. He played the villain his unique way and excelled in authoritarian and aristocrat roles especially with Faaten Hamaama in “Hekaaya waraa koll baab i.e. A story behind every door”.

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Aug 18, 1926 In Cairo, Egypt
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Trapeze 1956-05-30
Latest Project:
Series Yomyat Wanees 2022
Known For
Poster of Fear Doors
Poster of La Danse Éternelle
Poster of Young Wolves
Poster of Male Companion
Series Yomyat Wanees Abu Al Fadl Jadallah Ewees Abdulhaq 2022
Movie Yesterday Virgile 2018-08-01
Series حارة اليهود Unknown 2015-06-19
Movie Un nuage dans un verre d'eau Monsieur Noun 2012-01-26
Movie Fear Doors Hassan Al-Kashef 2011-06-18
Series Abwab Al Khouf Unknown 2011-06-18
Movie Turk's Head Aram 2010-03-31
Movie The Baby Doll Night Unknown 2008-05-28
Movie The Aquarium Youssef's Father 2008-02-08
Movie First Time in Love Unknown 2007-01-01
Series Me And Them Unknown 2005-01-01
Movie Men Nazret Ein Unknown 2004-04-06
Movie La Danse Éternelle Saïd 2004-01-31
Series Knight Without a Horse Richard 2002-12-05
Movie Love Trip Ezz Bec 2001-12-15
Movie The Magician Unknown 2001-12-30
Movie Stand-by Doctor 2000-05-29
Movie Wanees' Family Unknown 1997-06-25
Series Zezenia Unknown 1997-12-30
Movie The Asphalt Kings Unknown 1996-01-01
Movie A Summer in La Goulette Hadj Beji 1996-12-25
Movie Birds of Darkness Unknown 1995-08-15
Movie Jusqu'au bout de la nuit Unknown 1995-09-13
Series yomyat wanees أبو الفضل 1994-01-01
Movie La Fortune de Gaspard Féréor 1993-04-08
Movie The Lady from Cairo Unknown 1992-01-02
Movie Poussière de diamant Unknown 1991-01-02
Movie Dameer Abla Hekmat Salah Abu Rehab 1991-03-16
Series Dameer abla Hekmat Unknown 1991-03-18
Movie The Lorry Unknown 1990-01-01
Movie The Serpent of Death Omar 1990-12-06
Movie The Three Fools Unknown 1990-04-26
Series El Raya El Beeda Unknown 1988-04-18
Movie The Third Class عوف 1988-07-24
Series Sonbol Baad Al Milyoun Unknown 1987-04-29
Series الزوجة أول من يعلم Unknown 1987-11-01
Movie Bayt Elkwaml Unknown 1986-01-01
Movie Al Baree' Dr. Ali Khalefa 1986-01-02
Movie The Beginning Unknown 1986-08-15
Movie Fearful Embraces Unknown 1986-06-21
Movie Adieu Bonaparte Unknown 1985-05-17
Movie The High Unknown 1985-09-16
Series Rehlet El Melyon Unknown 1984-05-31
Movie Love in a Jail Cell Unknown 1983-02-14
Movie 'Iinahum yasriqun aal'aranib Unknown 1983-04-14
Movie The North Star Nemrod Lobetoum 1982-03-31
Movie العرافة Unknown 1981-03-28
Movie عروس البحر Unknown 1980-01-01
Movie Shaaban Under Zero Unknown 1980-02-20
Movie A Tale Behind Every Door Engineer Ahmed Seif El-Din 1979-01-01
Movie خائفة من شيء ما Unknown 1979-11-26
Movie No Consolation For Women Unknown 1979-08-23
Movie A woman in my blood Unknown 1978-08-01
Series Dreams Of El Tayer Boy Unknown 1978-08-05
Movie Up the Precepice Unknown 1978-10-02
Movie The Advice of a Wise Man in Matters of the Village and Education Commentary 1976-01-02
Movie Whom Should We Shoot? Rushdy 1975-12-08
Movie L'Atlantide Ben Cheikh 1972-02-24
Movie Take Care of Zuzu Unknown 1972-11-06
Movie Young Wolves Prince Linzani 1968-04-01
Movie To Commit a Murder Belloum 1967-04-07
Movie Réseau secret Ben Salem 1967-11-15
Movie OSS 117: Panic in Bangkok Akhom 1964-06-12
Movie Male Companion Le maharadjah (uncredited) 1964-11-04
Movie Lawrence of Arabia Majid 1962-12-11
Movie Deuxième bureau contre terroristes Unknown 1961-05-31
Movie Trapeze Stefan 1956-05-30