Mena Massoud

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Birthday
17, 1992
Birthplace
Cairo, Egypt
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Cairo, Egypt

About

Egyptian-Canadian actor cast in the title role of Disney's live-action remake of the classic Aladdin. He was previously most recognized for his roles in the TV series The 99 and Open Heart. In 2017, he was cast to play Tarek Kassar in the TV series Jack Ryan.

Before Fame

He attended Ryerson University where he studied theater and acting after transferring from the University of Toronto. His first role was in a season 1 episode of Nikita.

Trivia

He provided his voice for the 2016 video game Watch Dogs 2.

Family Life

He was raised in a Coptic Christian family in Canada.

Associated With

He was cast alongside Naomi Scott and Will Smith in Aladdin. They would play Princess Jasmine and the genie, respectively.