Morocco: Moroccan Actor Hammadi Ammor Passes Away

Rabat — Moroccan actor Hammadi Ammor died Friday night at the age of 90 after a long illness, the president of the Moroccan Dramatic Arts Union, Abdelkebir Rgagna, told MAP.

The deceased, who left his mark on Moroccan TV production, appeared in several movies, plays and radio shows.

Born in the city of Fez in 1930, he was famous for his talents as a lyricist, as he collaborated with many Moroccan artists, including Maati Belkacem and Mohammed El Idrissi.

His first appearances in amateur theatre goes back to 1948, before he created in 1951 in Casablanca "Al Manar" theatre group.

He was also the host for more than 10 years of the show "Alam Al Founoun" (The world of arts).

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