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Maged El Kedwany (Arabic: ماجد الكدواني‎, also spelled: Majid Al Kedwany born: 10 December 1967) is an Egyptian actor. He began acting in the 1990s, playing supporting roles. He won the Muhr Arab - Feature Best Actor Award for his role in 678 from Dubai International Film Festival.[1] He's worked on dozens of films, among them are some of the most well-known films of the 1990s, like Afareet el-Asphalt (Asphalt Ghosts) in 1996 and Saidi fe Gaea al-Amrikeya (Saidi at the American University in Cairo) in 1998. His other films include Harameya Ki-Gi-To (Ki-Gi-To Thieves), Harameya fe Thailand (Thieves in Thailand), Al-Ragel al-Abyad al-Motawast (Average White Guy), and Khaly min Kolesterol (Cholesterol-Free). In 2012, he appeared in two high-profile movies, Hafla Montasif al-Leil (Midnight Party) and Saaa we Nos (Hour and a Half). Amongst the theatrical productions that he has performed in are “Pallo” and “Diwan Al Baqar”. Maged has also made several television appearances, which include roles in “Nahnu la Nazra Al Shawk”, “Al Farar Men Al Hob”, “Al Shara’a Al Jadeed”, “Zayzenia” and “Arabesque”.[2]

Maged El Kedwany
Maged El Kedwany.jpg
Native name
ماجد نبيل الكدواني
Maged Nabil El Kedwany

(1967-12-10) December 10, 1967 (age 51)
Nationality Egypt
Years active1990–present
Known for


Personal lifeEdit

Maged El Kedwany was born in 1967 in the district of Shubra, Cairo, Egypt. At a young age, Maged was brought up in Kuwait till the age of 18. He began his professional career while studying design at the Faculty of Fine Arts. He began acting in a number of amateur plays, which led to him being cast in various TV shows like Qanfad (Hedgehog) and Nahnu la Nazre el-Shook. Thereafter he enrolled in the Institute of Theatrical Arts and graduated in 1995. He currently lives in El Rehab city.[2]


Maged El Kedwany in Talq Senaay Premier in Jan 2018

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ DIFF Official Website Archived from the original on December 26, 2010. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ a b "Maged El Kedwany - Actor - Filmography، photos، Video". Retrieved 2016-07-20.
  3. ^ "Hanan Tork Steals Heart of a Thief in New Flick." (Archive) Al Bawaba. October 23, 2001.
  4. ^ Nakla, Sherif Iskandar. "Cosmopolitan grass roots." (Archive) Al Ahram. 27 March - 2 April 2003. Issue No. 631. Retrieved on February 21, 2013.
  5. ^ Rakha, Youssef. "Unremarkable talents." (Archive) Al-Ahram. 1–7 April 2004. Issue No. 684 Culture. Retrieved on 23 February 2013.
  6. ^ "Hind Sabri suffers from HIV in new film." (Archive) Al Bawaba. October 23, 2010. Retrieved on February 24, 2013.
  7. ^ "Films / SIX, SEVEN, EIGHT." Dubai International Film Festival. December 27, 2010. Retrieved on February 24, 2013.

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