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Doctor Zhivago star Omar Sharif has died

2015-07-10 16:19

London - Egyptian-born actor Omar Sharif, the star of Doctor Zhivago, died on Friday in Cairo.

He was aged 83, his London-based agent said.

"He died this afternoon of a heart attack in Cairo," Steve Kenis told AFP.

According to Kenis the actor had been in a hospital for patients with Alzheimer's disease.

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