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Rami Malek Is the First Actor of Egyptian Origin To Win the Oscar for 'Best Actor'

"I am the son of immigrants from Egypt—I'm a first-generation American," he declares.

Rami Malek just made Oscar history.

The actor, who knocked out his portrayal of Queen's Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody, took the golden statue winning the award for 'Best Actor.' This makes him the first actor of Egyptian origin to win this award.

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Rami Malek to Win Even More Hearts as Freddie Mercury in the Queen Biopic

Egyptian-American ‘Mr. Robot’ star Rami Malek has been cast as Freddie Mercury in the forthcoming Queen biopic, ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’