Biography[edit | edit source]
Rami Said Malek is an American actor of Egyptian descent. He was born on May 12, 1981, in Los Angeles, with an identical twin brother named Sami Malek, who is four minutes younger than him.
Career[edit | edit source]
He is best known for playing the gay teenager Kenny on the television series The War at Home, Merriell "Snafu" Shelton on The Pacific, as well as Pharaoh Ahkmenrah from the films Night at the Museum and Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, and as Elliott Alderson in Mr Robot.
He recently portrayed Freddie Mercury in the film Bohemian Rhapsody. His performance was applauded by both critics and audiences, earning him the Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild, BAFTA and Academy Awards for Best Actor.
Filmography[edit | edit source]
Film[edit | edit source]
|2006||Night at the Museum||Ahkmenrah|
|2009||Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian||Ahkmenrah|
|2011||Larry Crowe||Steve Dibiasi|
|2012||The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 2||Benjamin|
|2013||Ain't Them Bodies Saints||Will|
|Short Term 12||Nate|
|2014||Need for Speed||Finn|
|Night at the Museum: The Secret Of The Tomb||Ahkmenrah|
|2018||Bohemian Rhapsody||Freddie Mercury|
Television[edit | edit source]
|2005-2007||The War at Home||Kenny|
|The Pacific||Merriell "Snafu" Shelton|
|2012||The Legend of Korra||Tahno|
|2015||Mr. Robot||Elliot Alderson|