Muhammad Hamza: Iconic Saudi Arabian drama actor dies aged 87
Among his most famous works are 'The Fingers of Time' and 'The Fulfillment of Love'.
Muhammad Hamza, one of the pioneers of the Saudi drama movement, died on Wednesday at the age of 87.
As reported by the Saudi Gazette and other local media, Hamza was an icon of Saudi drama who made outstanding contributions in various appearances in the Kingdom's theatre scene.
Hamza was born and brought up in the Zaqat Al Tayyar region in Madinah. He later moved to Jeddah, where he worked as an employee in a civil aviation company.
He then devoted his entire life to acting, working as an actor, playwright, and writer of serials. He also produced dramas.
Among his most famous works are The Fingers of Time, The Fulfillment of Love, The Agony of Silence, and the Wedding.
He played the lead actor in series such as "People of the Country" in 2013 and "A Night of Escape" in 1989, and he also participated in the series "Zeer Salem".
In 2006, Hamza was recognised at the Cairo Radio and Television Festival in honour of his contributions to Arab art.
A number of leading Saudi artists, cultural figures and intellectuals paid tribute to Hamza on social media
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