The departure of the artist Youssef Shaaban after being infected with "Corona" within days

 The actor Youssef Shaaban died in Egypt today, after a long journey during which he presented more than 100 films and dozens of television and radio series in addition to theatrical works.

The deceased had contracted the new Corona virus a few days ago and was transferred to hospital for treatment after his health deteriorated.

Youssef Shaaban was born in the Shubra district of Cairo. His father was a designer for advertisements in a foreign company, and he supplied him permanently with magazines, newspapers and books, which made him passionate about reading and the arts.

His love for acting started from the school where he used to participate in the plays presented by students at events or summer vacation, and after he joined the Faculty of Law at Ain Shams University, he joined the theater team at the university.

 While studying law, he joined the Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts and saw his future in art, so he preferred to continue with the institute and leave college.

And he began his artistic career from the theater on which he presented a number of works during his studies at the institute, then in the early sixties he participated in small roles in films including (In Our House a Man) and (Days Without Love) and (The Miracle) until the real opportunity came in (Midaq Alley) about The story of the great writer Naguib Mahfouz.

Among the most prominent of his films are (The Goddess of the Masses), (Miramar), (The Three Love Her), (Mother of the Bride), (Dry Tears), (Revenge Circle), (Remember Me), (I Killed Al-Hanash), (The Two Prisoners) and (Haret Berjawan) ) And (revealing the hidden) and (the Virgin and Scorpio).

And in the TV drama he presented many and many works such as (Shahd and Tears), (Money and Boys), (Stray Light) and (The Wedge). However, the role of "Mohsen Mumtaz" that he presented in the series (Raafat Al Hagan) remained the icon that he was famous for over the years. His career.

Among his plays are (Airport of Love), (Arousa Tjnun), (100 Masses), (A Man in the Castle) and (Bab Al Futuh).

He held the position of captain of the actors for two consecutive terms from 1997 to 2003 and won many awards as well as the Alexandria Film Festival for the Mediterranean countries in 2016 and the Egyptian National Theater Festival in 2019.

He married more than once throughout his life, and one of his wives was one of the daughters of the upper family.

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