Star Omar has Alzheimer’s
LAWRENCE of Arabia star Omar Sharif is battling Alzheimer’s.
The 83-year-old’s son, Tarek, revealed the screen legend’s condition in an interview with Spanish newspaper El Mundo.
Egyptian-born Sharif rose to international stardom with his role in the 1962 epic.
And he earned an Oscar nomination for as Sherif Ali in David Lean’s film opposite Brit star Peter O’Toole.
He also famously played the title role in Lean’s Doctor Zhivago.