Egypt Mourns Omar Sharif, Its Homegrown Cinema Star

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NPR's Eleanor Beardsley saw Doctor Zhivago at age 14 and was instantly smitten with Omar Sharif, shown here in a scene from the film with Julie Christie. MGM/The Kobal Collection hide caption

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Omar Sharif in one of his signature roles, the revolutionary poet Doctor Zhivago in the film of the same name. The Kobal Collection hide caption

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Remembering Omar Sharif, A Star In Two Skies

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