Mena Massoud biography

Aladdin

Mena Massoud

Date of BirthSeptember 17, 1991

Mena Massoud is an Egyptian-born Canadian actor who grew up in Markham, Ontario. He attended St. Brother André Catholic High School and graduated from Ryerson University's notable theater program. He got his first big break starring in ABC Spark and Teen Nick's mystery-drama television series Open Heart as Jared Malik.

Since then, Mena has appeared in several major films and TV productions including Combat Hospital (2011), King (2012), Masters in Crime (2017), Ordinary Days (2017), and Saving Hope (2017). In 2018 it was announced that, after an extensive worldwide search, Mena landed the role of Aladdin in the Disney live-action adaptation of Aladdin (2019), directed by Guy Ritchie. Menawill also star as Tarek Kassar in Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan and in the feature film Strange But True (2019).

In his free time, Mena enjoys playing basketball, horseback riding and staying active.

Mena Massoud Filmography

Actor:

Aladdin

Genre:  Action/Adventure, Family, Musical
Running Time:  128 min.
Release Date: May 24, 2019
DVD: September 10, 2019
Blu-ray: September 10, 2019
Digital: August 27, 2019

Current rating: Rating: 3.84
based on 516 votes and 159 reviews
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Cast: Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, Numan Acar, Navid Negahban, Nasim Pedrad, Billy Magnussen, Marwan Kenzari