(FILES) - A file picture taken on June 28, 2008, shows veteran Egyptian actor Omar Sharif waving during a visit to the 16th Artfilm International Film Festival in Trencianske Teplice, 150 kms north of the capital Bratislava. AFP PHOTO/Samuel Kubani
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Cinema legend Omar Sharif, who will be forever remembered as the eponymous "Doctor Zhivago," will be buried Sunday in his native Egypt after a funeral service at a Cairo mosque.Sharif's death came six months after his ex-wife and iconic Egyptian actress, Faten Hamama, known as the "Lady of the Arabic Screen," died in Cairo.Sharif was known for his debonair style, raffish good looks and often mischievous joie de vivre, but he will be remembered forever as the eponymous "Doctor Zhivago".Sharif had a triple heart bypass in 1992 and suffered a mild heart attack in 1994, according to the IMDb movie database website.
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