Samah Anwar is an Egyptian actress and director. She studied French at the Faculty of Arts at Cairo University and thereafter earned fame for her vivacious roles in Egyptian cinema. Among her best-known film works are Caught Red-Handed, and Mischievous Girl. Samah has also performed on stage and television. Her TV series include Mountain Wolves, while her plays include Public Sector Dancer, and Street Kids. Samah withdrew from acting for several years following an auto accident but returned to the spotlight on the My Experience program which aired on satellite TV.