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Rami Malek

Actor Rami Malek
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Profession: Actor

United States of America

Biography: Malek's breakthrough role as an actor was the television series Mr. Robot (2015-present), for which he received critical acclaim. Prior to this his most notable roles were in the sitcom The War at Home (2005-2007) and the miniseries The Pacific (2010).

In 2018 Malek portrayed Queen lead singer Freddie Mercury in the biopic Bohemian Rhapsody. His performance received universal acclaim and he won several awards including the Academy Award for Best Actor. The film set worldwide all-time box office records for the biopic and drama genres.

Born: May 12, 1981
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Age: 41 years old

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus

Historical Events

  • 2016-09-19 68th Emmy Awards: hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, "Game of Thrones", Julia Dreyfus, Rami Malek win
  • 2018-10-23 Freddie Mercury bio film "Bohemian Rhapsody" directed by Bryan Singer, starring Rami Malek (Best Actor Academy Awards 2019) premieres in London
  • 2019-01-06 76th Golden Globes: "The Americans", "Bohemian Rhapsody", "Green Book", Glenn Close and Rami Malek among the winners
  • 2019-02-10 72nd British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs): "Roma" Best Film, Alfonso Cuarón Best Director, Olivia Coleman, Rami Malek best actors
  • 2019-02-24 91st Academy Awards: Best Picture "Green Book", Best Director Alfonso Cuarón, Best Actor Rami Malek, Best Actress Olivia Colman

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