Widad Hamdi (Arabic: وداد حمدى) was an Egyptian actress. She starred in over 600 films during her lifetime, and almost all roles except few she was granted the role of servant or maid.
Hamdi was born on March 7, 1924 in Kafr El-Sheikh, Egypt. She studied at the Institute of Representation and graduated after two years. Hamdi started her career as a singer. Her first film was Henry Barakat's This Was My Father's Crime (1945).She worked with the Egyptian National Troupe on several plays. Hamdi retired in the sixties but was called out of retirement to work on the play Tamr Henna.Hamdi was married 3 times, to composer Muhammad al-Mougy and actors Salaah Kabeel and Muhammad al-Toukhy.
Movies & TV shows
Love and Revenge... With a Meat Cleaver
The director's final work prior to his early death to chronic liver disease was this gleefully ghoulish horror comedy, which imparted the following straightforward moral: if you smother your wife to d...
Ya Azeezi Kolona Lussous
An aristocrat loses his father and wealth and supposed to adjust to the new hard life
Najib discovers that the businessman's salary is doing a lot of illegal work, and he delivers dangerous documents condemning the man to his secretary. However, the salary men decide to get rid of Naji...
1 TV show
The events revolve around the conflict between Salim Al-Badri (Yahya Al-Fakharani) and Mayor Suleiman Ghanem (Salah Al-Saadani) and Nazik Al-Selahdar (Safia Al-Omari) benefiting from this conflict in ...
Hassan Beh El Ghalban
A friend of Hassan gets him a job. Salem refused to work with the black market trader in his illegal business. Salem tried to get the incriminating documents back when they fell into his hands.
The Night Women
The painter Ahmed Hamdy chooses Zeinab to model for his next painting. She soon falls in love with him, but he doesn't feel the same, as he gets involved with another woman and takes advantage of her....
A rich young man named Ahmed falls in love with a poor girl called Farida, but he does not know that she is poor. To make a plan to present it to his family by hiring a group of compars to reunite the...
Wife no. 13
A rich man is used to getting what he wants whenever he wants it. He wants the woman he met in Alexandria to be his 13th wife. He buys himself into the heart of the woman, until she learns how many ti...
El safira Aziza
Ahmed who work as a teacher rent an apartment in Abbas the vicious butcher Building in Al-Hussein district in Cairo who lives with his pregnant wife and beautiful sister, soon Ahmed falls in love with...
End of the Road
As Sharbat marries her sweetheart, she comes to realize that their ambitions and plans for the future do not align. She gets a divorce and falls in love with a rich student, only to marry his father. ...
٣ رجال وإمرأة
Hussein is in love with his cousin. Lucy knows how to sing and dance so she is more interested in her. Hussein's uncle helps him win his daughter's heart. Thinking about what he can do, Hussein's uncl...
The Girls in Summer
Directed by Salah Abouseif et al.
they're driving me crazy
a studio hairdresser is invited to an actress home on the night she gets murdered
Hoda lives with her uncle Dr. Ibrahim, who takes care of her as his daughter after the death of her parents. Hoda leads a life of fun with her friends, including Adel who wants to marry her. One day H...
Zozo told Aida that she was fleeing Lotfy who wanted money from her. Zozo put the money in Aida's bag as her husband stole money from her company. Aida is trying to get the money back after Zozo was k...
Hassan and Nayima
A love story similar to Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet taking place in the Egyptian Countryside.
The Female Boss
Based on play Othello of William Shakespear. Hafez try to convice his friend that his wife has been unfaithful.
A man who got out of prison only to get back into crime as he stole women by deceiving them with black magic.
Betrayer of Women
The first thing a con man does after being released from prison is to get some money from his prison mate. As he woos a society lady, he decides to use magic to lure more women in and take their money...
Hob Min Narr
Two young men in Port Said are in love with the same girl. When the Tripartite Aggression reaches Port Said, they join the militant group and unite for a single patriotic cause.
The Virgin Wife
Magdy wants her to marry him even though he loves her back, but her mother agrees because of his wealth. After marrying Magdy, she discovers that he's impotent, which causes a lot of problems.
The Barred Road
The mother and two sisters work in illegal acts in the family. They tried to get her in with them. She wants to become a school teacher and move to the countryside, but she finds other temptations tha...
Lan abki abadan
The family of Abu Taqiyya holds the hostility to the pasha who obtained their land from a public auction. This pasha has a daughter who falls in love with an agricultural engineer, and one of her rela...
The Den Of Pleasures - waker al malazat
Escaping the cruelty of the streets, Na'ima turns to a lady who runs a den for vice and gambling. Na'ima becomes a totally different person as she invents a new identity for herself, but when she meet...
Tarek Al Amal
Sunniyeh, the poor girl, lives with her mother sewing, and during the delivery of Suniyeh one of her mother's clients ’gowns, who runs a den of immoral acts, called (Madame Southi), so that one of her...
The City's Revolt
Fatima's mother dies after giving birth to her. Her father observes that the women in her family die when they put their first children. And to avoid this fate her father keeps her away from any man. ...
Love and Tears
A dramatic love story about the daughter of a retired drunk fisherman and a marine officer.
Directed by Niazi Mostafa.
Appointment with Life
It was directed by Ezzel Dine Zulficar.
For Who's Your Passion
Nadia suffers from the behavior of her sister Nawal, to seek Dr. Adel and ask him for advice, to generate love between them, one day a young man who tried to commit suicide arrives because he is paral...
Ismail wants to grab his wife's Turkish money, claiming that he has the children of a former wife who died, and that he can not spend on them, but Ismail does not realize that this little lie has left...
Esh Hado Ya Nas
(Fadel) inherited a large legacy and changed his condition after he became addicted to alcohol and gambling, neglecting his wife and two daughters (Amal) and (Fatima). When his situation deteriorated,...
Lailet El Henna
A simple girl is seduced by a wealthy young man who leaves her pregnant. She works as a singer but her son dies, then the young man regrets what he did and marries her after many conflicts with the ow...
A wealthy girl pulls a prank on one of her classmates, getting her to like and flirt with the son of a famous lawyer, leading her to fall in love with him. The girl is trying to catch them.
Wahiba malikat al-ghagar
"Wahiba - Queen of the Gypsies" - dancing, music, exoticism and forbidden pleasures.
Shore of Love
One of the Orient's Divas plays a poor girl who gets married to a wealthy man while others try to break them apart in this classic musical romance.
Maalesh Ya Zahar
A simple employee suffering from financial pitfalls is Saber Effendi. A new manager came to the company because he had an old friendship with Saber's wife. There is a rumor that there is a relationshi...
Nur aldiyn walbhharh althlath
Othman Abdelbaset's mother-in-law intervenes in his life with his wife. He worried about his assistants in the pancake shop until his mother-in-law tried to cut him off with his wife. He came up with ...