Award-winning actor best known for his roles as Elliot Alderson in the USA series Mr. Robot and Freddie Mercury in the 2018 film Bohemian Rhapsody. He also played Benjamin in the final Twilight film, Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2. Other notable film credits include Short Term 12, Need for Speed, The Master and the Night at the Museum films.
His role in Mr. Robot earned him an Emmy Award for Best Lead Actor in a Drama series in 2016. His role in Bohemian Rhapsody earned him several awards, including a Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild Award and an Academy Award for Best Actor in a leading role.
He has a twin brother named Sami and is of Egyptian descent. He has been dating his Bohemian Rhapsody co-star Lucy Boynton since 2018.
He played a role in the TV miniseries The Pacific, which Steven Spielberg executive produced.