Sudanese-born actor who played the role of Dr. Julian Bashir in the television series, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
He shortened his full name (which has more than a dozen words) after capturing his first role.
He dated and eventually married his DS9 co-star, Nana Visitor (who played Kira Nerys).
His uncle on his mother's side is the famed journalist, Malcolm Gladwell.
He was in Ridley Scott's film, Kingdom of Heaven.