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      Rami Malek

      Rami Malek

      Highest Rated: 98% Short Term 12 (2013)

      Lowest Rated: 15% Dolittle (2020)

      Birthday: May 12, 1981

      Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

      After landing his first on-screen role with his very first audition, Rami Malek went onto play the first openly gay teenager in a network family sitcom, receive critical acclaim for his performances in "The Pacific" (HBO 2010) and "Short Term 12" (2013) and appear in several of the biggest film franchises of the 21st century. Born in Los Angeles in 1981, Malek graduated from the University of Evansville, IN, with a bachelor of fine arts degree in 2003 and initially focused on theatre work before making his television debut as Andy in "Gilmore Girls" (The WB 2000-07). Malek then guested on supernatural crime drama "Medium" (NBC 2005-2011) and appeared as Iraqi insurgent Hassan in controversial war drama "Over There" (FX 2005) before taking on the more notable role of Kenny, the gay best friend of the Gold family's oldest son Larry in the much-maligned sitcom "The War At Home" (Fox 2005-07). Malek then adopted an English accent to play pharaoh Ahkmenrah in the family adventure hit "Night At The Museum" (2006), a character he would also reprise in the sequel "Battle Of The Smithsonian" (2009), before returning to the stage in Keith Bunin's "The Credeaux Canvas." Following a three-episode stint as Egyptian-American suicide bomber Marcos Al-Zacar in the eighth series of "24" (Fox 2001-2010), Malek was praised for his performance as morally ambiguous corporal Merriell Shelton in the Emmy Award-winning miniseries "The Pacific" (HBO 2010), where he caught the eye of executive producer Tom Hanks, who then cast him as pot-stirring college student Steve Dibiasi in his second directorial effort, "Larry Crowne" (2011). After guesting as serial killer Webb Porter in an episode of "Alcatraz" (Fox 2012), Malek added to his filmography by playing a watch officer in "Battleship" (2012) and cult leader Lancaster Dodd's son-in-law Clark in "The Master" (2011). Malek then gained a new fan base after he was cast as alpha vampire Benjamin in "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2" (2012) and played newly-recruited foster care worker Nate in critically-acclaimed indie drama "Short Term 12" (2013). Malek next appeared as Joe Douchett's abductor Doo Doo Brown in Spike Lee's remake of Korean hit "Oldboy" (2013). In 2015, he took on what would prove to be a starmaking role for him when he was cast in the lead of the USA show "Mr. Robot" as paranoid hacker Elliot. The twisty drama brought him the acclaim he had long deserved, as well as multiple award nominations. After appearing in the little-seen surreal mystery "Buster's Mal Heart" (2016) and a remake of prison drama "Papillon" (2017), Malek broke through to big screen stardom through his portrayal of Freddie Mercury in the Queen biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody" (2018). Though the production was troubled, with director Bryan Singer being fired during the shoot and Malek taking some online mockery for the prominent false teeth he wore to mimic Mercury's distinctive orthodontia, the film was a massive box office success around the world. Malek won the Golden Globe for his portrayal as well as Best Actor in the 2019 Oscars.

      Highest rated movies

      Short Term 12 poster
      Short Term 12
      No Time to Die poster No Time to Die Buster's Mal Heart poster Buster's Mal Heart Bohemian Rhapsody poster Bohemian Rhapsody Papillon poster Papillon The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 poster
      The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2
      Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb poster Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Da Sweet Blood of Jesus poster
      Da Sweet Blood of Jesus




      No Score Yet No Score Yet Oppenheimer Unknown (Character) - 2023
      33% 62% Amsterdam Unknown (Character) $14.9M 2022
      No Score Yet 69% The Sound of 007 Self - 2022
      No Score Yet No Score Yet 'Tis the Season: The Holidays on Screen Self - 2022
      83% 88% No Time to Die Lyutsifer Safin (Character) $160.8M 2021
      44% 67% The Little Things Jim Baxter (Character) $14.7M 2021
      15% 76% Dolittle Chee-Chee (Voice) $77.0M 2020
      60% 85% Bohemian Rhapsody Freddie Mercury (Character) $216.3M 2018
      52% 66% Papillon Louis Dega (Character) $2.3M 2017
      70% 55% Buster's Mal Heart Buster (Character) $72.6K 2016
      45% 19% Da Sweet Blood of Jesus Seneschal Higginbottom (Character) - 2014
      47% 57% Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Ahkmenrah (Character) $113.6M 2014
      22% 56% Need for Speed Finn (Character) $43.6M 2014
      39% 37% Oldboy Browning (Character) $2.2M 2013
      98% 92% Short Term 12 Nate (Character) $1.0M 2013
      49% 70% The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 Benjamin (Character) $292.3M 2012
      37% 41% Larry Crowne Steve Dibiasi (Character) $35.6M 2011
      44% 47% Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Ahkmenrah (Character) $177.2M 2009
      43% 67% Night at the Museum Ahkmenrah (Character) $113.7M 2006


      No Score Yet 48% Saturday Night Live Host 2021
      No Score Yet 24% The Late Late Show With James Corden Guest 2016 2018 2021
      No Score Yet 10% Jimmy Kimmel Live! Guest 2015-2016 2018-2019 2021
      No Score Yet 100% The Graham Norton Show Guest 2018-2019 2021
      No Score Yet 45% The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Guest 2016-2018 2021
      No Score Yet 0% The Ellen DeGeneres Show Guest 2016 2018 2020
      94% 93% Mr. Robot Elliot (Character) 2015-2017 2019
      No Score Yet 50% The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Guest 2016-2017 2019
      No Score Yet 7% The View Guest 2018
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Last Call With Carson Daly Guest 2018
      No Score Yet 59% Late Night With Seth Meyers Guest 2016
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Variety Studio: Actors on Actors Guest 2016
      89% 79% The Legend of Korra Tahno (Guest Voice) 2012
      60% 39% Alcatraz Unknown (Guest Star) 2012
      91% 89% The Pacific Merriell "Snafu" Shelton (Guest Star) 2010
      87% 87% 24 Marcos Al-Zacar (Guest Star) 2010
      24% No Score Yet The War at Home Kenny (Character),
      Unknown (Guest Star)
      86% 86% Gilmore Girls Andy (Guest Star) 2004