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With 559,497 views on Monday, 7 January 2019 our article of the day is Rami Malek.
Rami Said Malek (born May 12, 1981) is an American actor. He is best known for his lead role as Elliot Alderson in the USA Network television series Mr. Robot and his lead role as Freddie Mercury in the 2018 biographical film Bohemian Rhapsody. His performance in Mr. Robot earned him a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, as well as Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations, among other accolades. He won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture, and is currently nominated for a Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actor and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role, for his role in Bohemian Rhapsody.
Malek was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, and attended the University of Evansville in Indiana, graduating with a degree in theater. He subsequently found work playing a series of supporting roles in film and television, including the Fox sitcom The War at Home (2005–2007), the HBO miniseries The Pacific (2010), and the Night at the Museum film trilogy (2006–2014). He has also lent his voice to video games and the animated show BoJack Horseman.
Being of Egyptian heritage, he has been an advocate of diversity in Hollywood and chosen roles towards that end.
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