Egyptian Actress Mariam Fakhreddine Dead at 81

Renowned Egyptian actress Mariam Fakhreddine passed away at the age of 81, media reports said on Monday.

Fakhreddine suffered from illness and had underwent brain surgery early in October but failed to recover consciousness since, according to reports.

She was kept at the Intensive Care Unit in one of Egypt's hospitals until she passed away early Monday.

Fakhreddine was born in 1933 in the city of Fayoum in Egypt, to an Egyptian Muslim father and a Christian Hungarian mother.

Actor Youssef Fakhreddine is her brother.

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