Prominent comedian Mohamed Negm in a scene at his famous play Cuckoo's Nest - Youtube
CAIRO - 5 June 2019: Prominent comedian Mohamed Negm died on Wednesday at the age of 75 after a battle with illness.
He was admitted into a hospital in Dokki district few days ago.
Born in 1944, Negm is considered a landmark in comedy.
He started acting in 1970 with small roles in cinema and television then he founded his own theater which bears his name.
One of his most famous plays is "Cuckoo's Nest".