Safaa El-Toukhi

Safaa Abdallah Mohammed El Tokhi (born 22 August 1964), popularly known as Safaa El-Toukhi, is an Egyptian actress.[1] She is best known for the roles in the films The Hunter, Gunshot and Kafr Delhab.[2]

Safaa El-Toukhi
صفاء الطوخي
Safaa Abdallah Mohammed El Tokhi

(1964-08-22) August 22, 1964 (age 56)
Alma materHigher Institute of Dramatic Arts
Years active1979–present

Personal lifeEdit

She was born on 22 August 1964 in Cairo, Egypt. Her father Abdallah Al-Toukhi was a radical playwright who was born on 18 August 1926 and died on 26 February 2001 at the age of 74.[3] Her mother Fathia al-Assal was a prominent Egyptian playwright and activist. Fathia was born on 20 February 1933 and died on 15 June 2014 at the age of 81 following an unspecified health crisis.[4]


She graduated with a bachelor's degree at Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts in 1985. At the beginning, she worked as a writer, influenced by her mother. In 1995, he started to work at the Institute of National Culture.[1][5]

Safaa began her acting career in 1979 with the television serial El Bahitha. She appeared as a stage actress only in one play El Ayyam El Makhmoura staged in 1999. Then she continued to act in several films, such as El Zaman El Saa’b, El Mohagir, and Bekhit we Adila. In the meantime, she dominated the television screen, where she starred in the serials: Leyali El Hulmiyya, Lan Ayesh Fi Galbab Abi, Mahmoud El Masry. Her most notable television performance came through the serial Qadhiya Rai’ ‘Am with the role 'Yousra'.[1][6]


Year Film Role Genre Ref.
1991 Conscience of Teacher Hikmat Ekhlas TV Series
1992 Al Helmeya Nights Sally TV Series
1991 Hekayat Elghareeb Salma TV Movie
1995 Al Ziny Barakat TV Series
1996 I Won't Live in My Father's Robes Fawwzia TV Series
1997 Bakhit and Adeela 2 Film
2001 We Have the Following News Film
2002 Horseman Without a Horse Aziza TV Series
2002 Ayna qalbi Najila TV Mini-Series
2004 Mahmoud the Egyption Alia TV Series
2005 Raya wa Sekina Mariam Zaki Abdulatif / Mariam Al Shamiya TV Series
2007 Critical Moments Azziza TV Series
2008 Boushkash Film
2010 Mama Fi El-Qism Karam Abdulmohsen TV Series
2010 Ayza Atgawez Umm Barqouq / Nancy Al Sayed Faraj TV Series
2014 Saraya Abdeen Srr TV Series
2014 The Hunter Psychiatrist TV Series
2015 Jews' Alley TV Series
2015 Saherat Al Janoub Bakhita TV Series
2016 Soqoot Hor Seham TV Series
2017 Kafr Delhab Nawal TV Series
2017 Abu Al Arosah Wafaa TV Series
2018 El Share'A Elly Warana: One Block Behind Baheera TV Series
2018 Poisonous Roses The Mother Film
2018 Gunshot Mahasen Film
2019 Weld Al Ghalabah TV Series
2020 The Prince TV Series
2020 Khayt Harir TV Series


  1. ^ a b c "Safaa Al Toukhy biography". elcinema. Retrieved 8 November 2020.
  2. ^ "Safaa Al Toukhy: Schauspielerin". filmstarts. Retrieved 9 November 2020.
  3. ^ Sadiqi, Fatima; Npwaora, Amira; El Kholy, Azza; Ennaji, Moha (2013). Des femmes écrivent l'Afrique. L'Afrique du Nord (in French). p. 445. ISBN 978-2811107321.
  4. ^ "Fathiya Assal, Egyptian writer and women's advocate, dies at 81". Ahram online. June 14, 2014.
  5. ^ "Safaa Al Toukhy: BIOGRAPHY". creativearabtalent. Retrieved 9 November 2020.
  6. ^ "Biography". widekhaliji. Retrieved 9 November 2020.

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