Amina Rizk was a classic Egyptian actress who appeared in over 45 films between 1928 and 1996. She was calm in her later years, but described as a clown when she was younger.
She was popular for her roles as the kind-hearted mother in plays and films, appearing in major pictures such as Doa al karawan in 1959 in which she appeared alongside actors such as Faten Hamama and Ahmed Mazhar. and Bidaya wa nihaya, in which she played the role of the Mother to Omar Sharif, Farid Shawki and Sanaa Gamil. She also starred in many TV Series between the 1980s until her death before which she was filming a TV Series for the holy month of Ramadan.