Rami Said Malek (born May 12, 1981) is an American actor best known for his lead role as Elliot Alderson in the USA Network television series Mr. Robot. His performance in the program has earned him a Critics' Choice Award and Emmy, as well as Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild, and TCA award nominations, among others.

Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Malek graduated from college with a degree in Theater. He found work in a series of supporting roles in film and television, including the Night at the Museum trilogy, The Pacific (2010), The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 (2012), and the dramatic film Short Term 12 (2013). In 2018, Malek portrayed musician Freddie Mercury in the biographical film Bohemian Rhapsody, earning him critical acclaim for his performance, including a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor in a Motion Picture. Being of Egyptian heritage, he's been an advocate of diversity in Hollywood and chosen roles towards that end.


Year Title Role
2012 Night at the Museum Ahkmenrah
2014 Need for Speed Finn
2018 Bohemian Rhapsody Freddie Mercury

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