Famous Kuwaiti actor Abdulhussain Abdulredha, has died in London, his family announced on Friday.
The legendary actor, aged 78, had suffered complications during treatment at a London hospital, reports say.
He had reportedly fell into a coma after years of health struggles.
The comedian is perhaps best known among fans for his part in the 1981 Bye Bye London play, Al Arabiya English reports.
Abdulredha founded the art movement in Kuwait with a group of artists including Khalid Al Nafisi, Ali Mufidi, Saad Al Faraj, Ibrahim Sallal and Ghanem Saleh.
Among his most prominent roles was playing Saddam Hussein in the Saif Al Arab play. His last and final role came in ‘Selfie 3’ which appeared on MBC during Ramadan this year, the report adds.