His birth name is Mohamad Geber Mohamad ِAbd Allah, El-Sherif was born in the working-class neighbourhood of Sayeda Zainab in Cairo. El-Sherif was married to Poussi in 1972 to 2006 and together they had two daughters, Sarah and Mai.
He also played soccer before choosing acting as a career.
Nour El-Sherif is sometimes credited as Nour El Cherif, Nour El-Cherif or Nour Al-Sharif.
In an interview which aired on Egypt’s CBC TV on October 6, 2011 (as translated by MEMRI), El-Sharif claimed that “when it comes to the Holocaust, there is no freedom of speech.”
He also stated that “When a Frenchman wrote a Ph.D. dissertation, in which he proved that the gas chambers were a Jewish… an Israeli lie, they revoked his doctorate.
That’s another thing, the Israeli lobby has infiltrated France so deeply that the Sorbonne revoked a doctoral degree that it had awarded a researcher.”
In an interview which aired on Egypt’s CBC TV on September 7, 2014 (as translated by MEMRI), Al-Sharif claimed that the attacks of September 11, 2001 were the “result of an internal American conflict” between the “U.S. presidency and the CIA.