Rami Malek Biography, Life, Interesting Facts
Childhood and Early Life
Actor Rami Malek was born on the 12 May 1981 in Los Angeles, California. He has an identical twin Sami as well as an older sister Yasmine. He is of Egyptian descent.
Rami Malek was a pupil at Notre Dame High School, Sherman Oaks, California (1999). After high school graduation, he enrolled at the University of Evansville and graduated with a BA in Fine Arts (2003).
Rise to Fame
One of Rami Malek's early roles was in the television series Gilmore Girls. He also appeared in two episodes of the television drama Over There and the comedy series That War at Home.
Rami Malek's first feature film was Night at the Museum (2006), and he appeared in the sequel Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009) as well as Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2104). He then starred in Mr. Robot (2015), a drama series. In 2016, he starred in Buster’s Mal Heart and 2017 in a remake of the 1970s film, Papillon. He was chosen to play the role of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody (2018).
Awards and Achievements
Rami Malek alma mater, the University of Evansville awarded him their Young Alumnus Award in 2017. The same year he became a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. He won a Primetime Emmy Award and a Critics Choice Television Award in 2016 for Mr. Robot.