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Abdulhussain Abdulredha was a famous Kuwaiti actor, born on 6 Dec 1939. His popularity and prominence in the Middle East made him one of the most famous Kuwaiti actors. Satirical humor is the hallmark of Abdulredha's personality, which makes fun of Arab situation comedies. He founded the Arab theater in 1961, the National Theatre in 1976, and the Arts Brigade in 1984. Abdulredha died in London on 11 August 2017 at the age of 78.
His career began in 1961 with Haggard Balvsahy. He was successful in serving as a replacement for Adnan Hussein, and he was noticed by Zaki Tulaimat, who began with television series and played to gain fame and notoriety.
Abdulredha makes a mockery of Arab situation comedy with his sarcastic humor.
The Arab theater and National Theatre were founded by him in 1961 and the Theater Arts Brigade in 1984, respectively.
Achievements and Awards:
1980- Theatre Pioneer Award from the Arab League
1987- He was awarded the Tunisian Theatre Entrepreneurship Award
1988- Arab Theatre Award for Pioneering Excellence in Cairo
1997- Awarded by Sultan Bin Al Owais for Arabic artistic creativity
The art scene witnessed much drama after Kuwait was liberated. Abdulredha presented a play on the invasion period in 1992 called Sword of the Arabs. An assassination attempt saved his life while he was traveling to a performance by suspected Iraqi mukhabarat.