Omar Sharif Dead: Lawrence of Arabia Actor Dies at 83 From Heart Attack

Omar Sharif has died at the age of 83. The Lawrence of Arabia actor passed away on Friday, July 10.

“He suffered a heart attack this afternoon in a hospital in Cairo,” his agent, Steve Kenis, told BBC News.

Sharif was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease earlier this year. “It’s difficult to determine what stage. More on the story on Us Weekly