Friday, July 10, 2015

Omar Sharif
Omar Sharif dies

Omar Sharif, who played the title character in “Docto Zhivago” to Julie Christie’s Lara and Peter O’Toole’s right-hand man Sherif Ali in “Lawrence of Arabia,” died in Cairo in his native Egypt on Friday, July 10.

He got an Oscar nomination for supporting actor in “Lawrence.”

His passion was bridge. He co-authored Goren On Bridge with Charles Goren and authored two books about the card game.

To read the Hollywood Reporter obituary/eulogy of Sharif, click on

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