Rami Malek first appeared in the Episode: "In the Clamor and the Clangor" of the American comedy-drama television series ‘Gilmore Girls’ in 2004. The following year, he was seen playing the role of ‘Hassan’ in the American action/drama/war television series ‘Over There.’ He went on to make his film debut in the 2006 fantasy comedy ‘Night at the Museum’ where he played the role of ‘Pharaoh Ahkmenrah.’ Even though the film opened to a mixed reception, it became a massive commercial success, grossing over $574.5 million on a budget of $110 million. In 2009, Malek reprised his role as ‘Pharaoh Ahkmenrah’ in ‘Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian,’ the second film in the ‘Night at the Museum series.’ The film was a commercial success despite receiving mixed reviews from critics. He next starred as Merriell "Snafu" Shelton in the 2010 American war drama miniseries ‘The Pacific.’ In 2011, he appeared in the American romantic comedy film ‘Larry Crowne’ directed by Tom Hanks. The film saw mixed reviews upon release and was given a 36% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The following year, he starred as ‘Lieutenant Hill’ in the American military science fiction action film ‘Battleship’ directed by Peter Berg. The film received a mixed response from critics and grossed over $303 million on a budget of $200 million. That same year, he also appeared in the American romantic fantasy film ‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2’ where he played the role of ‘Benjamin.’ The film opened to a mixed reception but did impressive business at the box office.
Malek went on to star in films like ‘Ain't Them Bodies Saints’ (2013), ‘Short Term 12’ (2013), ‘Oldboy’ (2013), ‘Need for Speed’ (2014), ‘Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb’ (2014), and ‘Da Sweet Blood of Jesus’ (2014). In 2015, he joined the main cast of the American drama thriller television series ‘Mr. Robot.’ He played the role of ‘Elliot Alderson’ and remained a part of the series until it went off-air in 2019. In 2016, he starred as ‘Buster’ in the Sarah Adina Smith-directed surreal mystery film ‘Buster's Mal Heart.’ The film received a positive response from critics. He next appeared in films like ‘Papillon’ (2017), ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ (2018), ‘Dolittle’ (2020), and ‘The Little Things’ (2021). He was last seen in the 2021 spy film and the twenty-fifth in the ‘James Bond series,’ ‘No Time to Die.’ The film was a major critical and commercial success. He will be next seen in the upcoming American biographical film ‘Oppenheimer.’