Zia Mohyeddin
Date of Birth
Jun 20, 1933
Birth Place:
Lyallpur, Pakistan

Biography

One of a handful of Pakistani actors working in English-speaking films, Zia Mohyeddin has built up an imposing list of credits -- usually not playing a denizen of Pakistan. He has appeared prominently in such International productions as Sailor From Gilbraltar (1967) (fourth billed behind Jeanne Moreau, Ian Bannen and Vanessa Redgrave) and Deadlier Than the Male (1967). In Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Mohyeddin had several scenes in the role of Tafas. And in A Boy Ten Feet Tall (1966), Zia Mohyeddin again enjoyed featured billing in the role of "The Syrian." ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

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