Omar Sharif dies at age 83

Princess Margaret, Barbara Streisand, Omar Sharif
FILE - In this Jan. 15, 1969 file photo, Britain's Princess Margaret, right, talks with American singer Barbra Streisand, left, and actor Omar Sharif, center, at the premiere of the film "Funny Girl," at the Odeon Cinema, London. Sharif has died in a Cairo hospital of a heart attack, his agent said on Friday, July 10, 2015. (AP Photo, File)

CAIRO, EGYPT (WNCT) – Omar Sharif, the Egyptian born star of “Lawrence of Arabia” and “Doctor Zhivago” has died.
His agent says Sharif died Friday from a heart attack in Cairo. Sharif’s death comes weeks after it was revealed he had Alzheimer’s disease. Sharif received a best supporting actor Oscar Nomination for his work in “Lawrence of Arabia.” He co-wrote a newspaper bridge column for many years and lent his name to a popular bridge app.

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