Actor Omar Sharif Dies Of a Heart Attack At 83

By Joseph AdinolfiMarketWatch Pulse

Omar Sharif, an actor known for his iconic roles in the films "Lawrence of Arabia" and "Doctor Zhivago," died from a heart attack on Friday, his agent said. He was 83. Sharif was nominated for an Oscar for his role in "Lawrence of Arabia" and won a total of three Golden Globes during his career. Sharif's son revealed in May that the actor had been suffering from Alzheimer's. In addition to being an actor, he was also a renowned bridge player, and recently developed an iPhone app, according to the Guardian.

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