May Calamawy

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May Calamawy (born October 28, 1986) is a Bahraini born, Egyptian-Palestinian actress. She completed her undergrad in Acting at Emerson College and continued her studies at William Esper. She is known for the Hulu series Ramy, Marvel's Moon Knight for Disney+, National Geographic's The Long Road Home, CBS' FBI and Madame Secretary, and NBC's The ... See full bio »


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Ramy Dena / Dena Hassan
The Brave Mina Bayoud


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 2022 Moon Knight (TV Mini Series)
Layla El-Faouly
- Gods and Monsters (2022) ... Layla El-Faouly
- Asylum (2022) ... Layla El-Faouly (credit only)
- The Tomb (2022) ... Layla El-Faouly
- The Friendly Type (2022) ... Layla El-Faouly
- Summon the Suit (2022) ... Layla El-Faouly
 2021 Meet Cute (Short)
 2021 Together Together
 2020 NBA 2K21 (Video Game)
Ellie Malik (voice)
 2019-2020 Ramy (TV Series)
Dena / Dena Hassan
- Uncle Naseem (2020) ... Dena (credit only)
- Frank (2020) ... Dena
- Atlantic City (2020) ... Dena (credit only)
- They (2020) ... Dena
 2019 Saeed (Short)
 2019 1 Out of 30 (Short)
 2019/II Passerby (Short)
 2019 The Bed (Short)
 2018 FBI (TV Series)
Nita Kayali
- Green Birds (2018) ... Nita Kayali
 2017 BKPI (TV Series)
- Mister Flasher (2017) ... Ameena
 2017 The Long Road Home (TV Mini Series)
- Always Dream of Me (2017) ... Faiza
- Abandon Hope (2017) ... Faiza
- A City Called Heaven (2017) ... Faiza
- The Choice (2017) ... Faiza
- In the Valley of Death (2017) ... Faiza
 2017 The Brave (TV Series)
Mina Bayoud
- It's All Personal (2017) ... Mina Bayoud
 2017 Madam Secretary (TV Series)
Mona Alsnany
- Off the Record (2017) ... Mona Alsnany
 2013 Moi aussi je t'aime (Short) (as May El Calamawy)
 2013 Djinn
Aisha (as May El Calamawy)
 2012 A Genie Called Gin (Short)
 2011 Paradise Falls (Short)
Jenny (as May El Calamawy)
 2011 Hassad Al Möta (Short)
Tunnel Zombie (as May El Calamawy)
 2011 Checking In (TV Series)
- Sneak Peak (2011) ... Raya (as May El Calamawy)
 2008 Santa Claus in Baghdad (Short)
Hala (as May El Calamawy)
 2007 Temperance (Short)
Leila (as May El Calamawy)
 2006/I Thursday
Kelly Spencer (as May El Calamawy)
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Alternate Names:

May El Calamawy


5' 6½" (1.69 m)

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[Harper's Bazaar Arabia, November 5, 2020] I wanted to act since I was five. I remember my mum's friend saying, 'Well, there's a lot of competition, you should pick something else.' I went through a really shy phase so when I told people they were like, 'Where did that come from?'. Sometimes, though, when you know, you know.


Used to be credited with her full birth name "May El Calamawy" until 2014, when she changed it to only "May Calamawy". See more »

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