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Former lawyer: Sharif won't pay valet

LOS ANGELES, July 10 (UPI) -- Egyptian actor Omar Sharif has no intention of paying a $445,000 civil judgment to the Beverly Hills, Calif., valet he smacked in 2005, his former lawyer said.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, April 10, 2008.
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Sharif ordered to pay valet $318,190

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- A Santa Monica Superior Court judge has ordered Egyptian-born movie star Omar Sharif to pay $318,190 to a parking valet he punched in 2005.

Former actor is Iraqi hangman now

BAGHDAD, July 22 (UPI) -- Basam Ridha has gone from small roles in Hollywood to a major role in Iraq -- overseer of executions.

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UPI almanac for Tuesday, April 10, 2007.
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Omar Sharif gets probation for scuffle

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Actor Omar Sharif pleaded no contest in a Beverly Hills, Calif., court to misdemeanor battery for fighting with a valet who wouldn't take a tip in euros.

Russian TV produces 'Dr. Zhivago'

MOSCOW, May 10 (UPI) -- A new Russian made-for-TV adaptation of "Dr. Zhivago" corrects misconceptions left by the 1965 Oscar-winning film, its makers say.

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Today is Monday, April 10, the 100th day of 2006 with 265 to follow.
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Streisand tell-all hits U.S. store shelves

NEW YORK, March 28 (UPI) -- An unauthorized biography of singer Barbra Streisand says she had affairs with Omar Sharif, Kris Kristofferson, Dodi Fayed and Richard Gere.

Zeta-Jones to play first U.K. transsexual

LIVERPOOL, England, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Catherine Zeta-Jones will star in a Hollywood version of the life of April Ashley, Britain's first transsexual.

ABC remaking 'The Ten Commandments'

PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Veteran film producer Robert Halmi is remaking "The Ten Commandments" for ABC TV with Scottish actor Dougray Scott as Moses.

Sharif pleads innocent in valet smackdown

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Veteran actor Omar Sharif Tuesday pleaded innocent to misdemeanor battery for allegedly attacking a Beverly Hills parking valet in June.
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Omar Sharif

Omar Sharif (born Michel Demitri Chalhoub; Arabic: عمر الشريف; April 10, 1932) is an Egyptian actor who has starred in many Hollywood films. He is most famous for his roles in Doctor Zhivago, Funny Girl and Lawrence of Arabia. Sharif has been nominated for an Academy Award and has won a Golden Globe.

Omar El-Sharif was born in Alexandria, Egypt, the son of Joseph Chalhoub, a timber merchant in Alexandria. Sharif graduated from Victoria College in Alexandria .

In 1953, Sharif began his acting career with a role in the Egyptian film, Sira`a Fi al-Wadi, (English, The Blazing Sun or Struggle in the Valley or Fight in the Valley). Numerous Egyptian productions followed. He starred with his wife, Egyptian actress Faten Hamama, in several movies as romantic leads. Others include Ayyamna el helwa (Our Best Days, 1955), La anam (I Don't Sleep, 1958), Sayedat el kasr (Lady of the Castle, 1959) and the Anna Karenina adaptation Nahr el hub (The River of Love, 1961).

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