Sawsan Badr

Sawsan Badr (Arabic: سوسن بدر‎) (nicknamed: The Nefertiti of Egyptian Cinema[1]) (born September 25, 1959) is an Egyptian actress of film, stage and television. She received the Best Actress Award at the 34th Cairo International Film Festival.[2] She played the role of Mishaal bint Fahd bin Mohammed Al Saud, the Saudi princess who was executed for adultery along with her lover, in the 1980 movie, Death of a Princess.[3][4]

Sawsan Badr
سوسن بدر
Suzanne Ahmed Badr El Deen

(1959-09-25) September 25, 1959 (age 61)
Cairo, Egypt
Spouse(s)Farid El Morshidi


  1. ^ "Egypt's Cinema's Nefertiti". Al-Sharq Al-Awsat.
  2. ^ "Egypt sweeps top awards at Cairo International Film Festival". Daily News Egypt.
  3. ^ Egyptian Actress Suzanne Taleb Plays An Executed Saudi Princess—and Pays a Price of Her Own, People, 12 May 1980
  4. ^ "Sawsan Badr". IMDb.