Date Of Birth:
12 May 1981
Place Of Birth:
Los Angeles, California
Best Known As:
The protagonist from TV's Mr. Robot
After ten years of small TV and film roles, Rami Malek broke out in 2015 as the sad, nervous hacker who is at the center of the series Mr. Robot. He won an Emmy Award for the role in 2016. Rami Malek studied theater at the University of Evansville in Indiana, graduated in 2003 and began getting TV roles in 2004. His boyish looks meant playing younger roles, as in the TV sitcom The War at Home (2005-06) and, more notably, as the soldier "Snafu" in the cable miniseries The Pacific (2010). Malek played a pharaoh in Night at the Museum (2006, starring Ben Stiller) and its two sequels; played a vampire in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Pt. 2 (2012); and had a co-starring role in the action film Need for Speed (2014). His role as a twitchy, unreliable narrator in Mr. Robot put him in the spotlight and brought a Golden Globe nomination in 2016, as well as the Emmy win for best actor in a drama series.
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