'Lawrence of Arabia' Star Omar Sharif Dies at 83

July 10, 2015

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Omar Sharif, the dashing star of classics like Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago, and Funny Girl, has died. The actor had recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and reportedly suffered a heart attack today at a hospital in his home country of Egypt. Sharif was nominated for an Academy Award and won two Golden Globes for Lawrence of Arabia--Best Supporting Actor and Best New Star--and later won another Globe for the lead role in Zhivago. He was 83, and still really pulling off a mustache in ways Burt Reynolds surely resented.

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