Yesterday marks the death of the Egyptian comedian Ibrahim Nasr at the age of 70 years old. He is also the owner of the hidden camera.
The funeral was held at the Old St. Mark Church in Azbakiya, after which he was buried at his family gravesite in Abbasiya.
Within a few hours of announcing the news of his death, the “# Ibrahim_Naser” tag issued the list of the most frequently used tags on Twitter Egypt, and messages of condolences and solidarity with the family of the late artist were voiced by Egyptian and Arab activists.
مِش فاكر آخر مرة إتقابلنا فيها كانت إمتى وليه وفين،السنين ياهيمه فرقتنا ودا العادي مالسنين،بس تعرف ياإبراهيم،فاكر جداً كل مرة إتقابلنا فيها كنت بتضحكنا موت،ومن شوية لما عرفت إنك مشيت سمعت صوت ضحكتك وبكيت #إبراهيم_نصر pic.twitter.com/i79qJXlJKs
— salah abdallah صلاح عبدالله (@SalahAbdallah) May 12, 2020
Nasr was also well-known for hosting the TV show Candid Camera, in which he impersonated a female in the character of Zakeya Zakaria.
He performed in various films, including Shams el-Zanati (1991), Mr. Karate (1993), and X Large (2011). Nasr also appeared in television series, including Foq El-Sahab (2018).