Rami Malek Parents: Meet Nelly Malek, Said Malek
Rami Said Malek born May 12, 1981, is an American actor. He is known for portraying computer hacker Elliot Alderson in the USA Network television series Mr. Robot (2015–2019), for which he received the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, and as Queen lead singer Freddie Mercury in the biopic Bohemian Rhapsody (2018), for which he won the Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, and British Academy Film Award for Best Actor.
Born in Torrance, California, to Egyptian immigrant parents, Malek studied theater at the University of Evansville in Indiana. He began his acting career performing plays in New York City theaters before returning to Los Angeles, where he found 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).
In 2021, he starred as a lead in the crime film The Little Things and the antagonist of the James Bond film No Time to Die. He has done voicework for television and video games, as well as motion capture for the latter.
In 2009, Malek moved into a house in the Laurel Canyon neighborhood of Los Angeles, alongside his brother. He purchased a neighboring house in 2021. In an interview, during the 2019 BAFTA Awards, he said he was searching for a house in London after “falling in love” with the city. Malek has been in a relationship with his Bohemian Rhapsody co-star, Lucy Boynton, since 2018.
Who is Said Malek?
The Mr. Robot actor’s father, Said Malek, worked as a travel agent for “westerners” in the United States.
Likewise, he thought that there were a lot of opportunities and growth in the country and was interested in it. Afterward, Said worked as an insurance sales agent.
Who is Nelly Malek?
In contrast to her husband, Said, Nelly was hesitant to relocate to the US. Indeed, she said that all her friends and family were in Cairo and that moving to Los Angeles would make her feel lonely.
Nevertheless, her husband persuaded her, and they settled down in Sherman Oaks and San Fernando Valley. Additionally, she took on the job as an accountant there.