(MENAFN - Morocco World News) Rabat – Iconic Moroccan actress Khadija Jamal died today at the age of 83 after a long struggle with diabetes.
Moroccan actor Messaoud Bouhcine shared a statement from the Moroccan Association of Professionals of the Dramatic Arts, announcing her death.
'Moroccan Association of Dramatic Arts Professionals mourns Moroccan actress Khadija Jamal,' the actor posted.
'She died in Algeria, where she recently lived with her family,' the statement added.
The statement also expressed condolences to the actress's family in both Morocco and Algeria.
Born in 1935 in Casablanca, the actress has made dozens of appearances in Moroccan theaters and sitcoms, including Lalla Fatima.