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Two New Films Feature Omar Sharif

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Two New Films Feature Omar Sharif

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Two New Films Feature Omar Sharif

Two New Films Feature Omar Sharif

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Legendary actor Omar Sharif is returning to prominence after years of relative obscurity. The 72-year-old Egyptian actor has two new movies out, Monsieur Ibrahim and Hidalgo. He says he almost retired after years of being offered caricatured roles of Arabs. Hear NPR's Michele Norris and Sharif.