Mahmoud Yassin, an Egyptian actor and pillar of the country’s film industry during the second half of the 20th century, has died. He was 79.
A file photo shows Egyptian actor Yassin, a Good Will Ambassador of the WFP, tours a suburb in Damascus, to check the conditions of Iraqi refugees in Syria, April 15, 2008. (AP Photo/Bassem Tellawi)
Egyptian actors Mahmoud Yassin, right, and Adel Imam, second right, attend the funeral of well-known Egyptian actor Nour el-Sherif at the Police Mosque in Cairo, Egypt, August 12, 2015. (AP/Ibrahim Ezzat)