Name: Alexander Siddig
Profession: TV Actor
Gender: Male
Height: 182 cm
Age: 58
Birth Place: Australia
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

Alexander Siddig

Alexander Siddig is a TV Actor, and he was born on 21 November - 1965(58 years old) in Australia. Alexander Siddig zodiac sign is Scorpio. More detailed information about Alexander Siddig given below.

About Alexander Siddig

Sudanese-born actor who portrayed Dr. Julian Bashir in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine television series.


He dated and eventually married his DS9 co-star, Nana Visitor (who played Kira Nerys).

Alexander Siddig before fame

After landing his first role, he abridged his entire name (which consists of more than a dozen words).

Achievement of Alexander Siddig

Nana Visitor, his DS9 co-star, he dated and eventually married (who played Kira Nerys).

Salary 2020

Not known

Net Worth 2020

$3 Million

Alexander Siddig family life

On his mother's side, his uncle is Malcolm Gladwell, a well-known journalist.

Associations of Alexander Siddig

Kingdom of Heaven, directed by Ridley Scott, featured him.

Alexander Siddig Physique Measurements

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Height 182 cm
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Alexander Siddig Timeline

  • 1978

    Siddigu0027s mother remained in Sudan for three years and returned to London with Siddig and his father. Siddig was 2 years old at the time. Siddig spoke Arabic when he was young, but is no longer able to speak or understand the language. He told Bidoun magazine that, according to his mother, he had forgotten the language within two years of moving to London. In 1978 his mother married film director and producer Michael Birkett and in 1982 the two had a son together named Thomas. Siddigu0027s mother worked as a model and theatrical press agent.

  • 1995

    Siddigu0027s role in A Dangerous Man: Lawrence After Arabia brought him to the attention of Rick Berman, executive producer of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993). Berman originally considered Siddig for role of Commander Benjamin Sisko, but decided in the end that Siddig was too young for the role and cast him as Dr. Julian Bashir. Siddig remained with Deep Space Nine for all seven seasons of the series. He also directed the episodes "Business as Usual" (1997) and "Profit and Lace" (1998). In 1995 Siddig also changed his name from Siddig El Fadil to Alexander Siddig.

  • 1996

    Siddig met Nana Visitor on the set of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. Their son, Django El Tahir El Siddig, was born on 16 September 1996 and Visitoru0027s pregnancy was written into the storyline of Deep Space Nine. Django is Siddigu0027s first child and Visitoru0027s second son. The couple were married in 1997 and divorced in 2001.

  • 2003

    Siddig told Bidoun magazine that there was an increased demand for Islamic and Arabic character roles in both film and television after the September 11 attacks and that people began to approach him with projects within six months of the event. He played a mountain guide in the thriller film Vertical Limit (2000), starring Chris Ou0027Donnell, and Ajay in the post-apocalyptic science fantasy film Reign of Fire (2002) starring Christian Bale. In 2003 Siddig played the role of an Algerian secret agent on the trail of Islamists in the controversial episode "Nest of Angels" of the British television show Spooks (known as MI-5 in the US.) Siddig appeared in a cameo role as Khalid Sheikh Mohammed the film The Hamburg Cell that premiered the following year.

  • 2005

    In 2005 Siddig returned to the live stage, playing the role of Doctor Scott in a production of Whose Life Is It Anyway? starring Kim Cattrall that played at the Comedy Theatre in London. That same year Siddig appeared as Saladinu0027s aide, Imad, in Ridley Scottu0027s 2005 film Kingdom of Heaven and starred alongside George Clooney and Matt Damon as Prince Nasir in the film Syriana.

  • 2007

    Siddig played the title role in the BBCu0027s 2006 tele-film Hannibal. In 2007 he starred in A Lost Man (French title Un Homme Perdu) a French language film that screened at the Cannes Film Festival. That same year Siddig played the role of former terrorist Hamri Al-Assad in the sixth season of 24.

  • 2009

    In 2009, he co-starred with Patricia Clarkson in the award-winning film Cairo Time as Tareq Khalifa, an Egyptian who battles his attraction to his friendu0027s wife. Directed by Canadian director Ruba Nadda, the film won the prize for "Best Canadian Feature Film" at the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival. He also played Jamal in Julian Schnabelu2019s 2010 film Miral.

  • 2011

    Siddig played Philip Burton in series 4 and 5 of the ITV science-fiction drama programme Primeval; both series aired in 2011. In 2012, Siddig again worked with director Nadda and played the starring role as a Syrian-Canadian businessman in the film Inescapable, which also starred Marisa Tomei and Joshua Jackson.

  • 2013

    In 2013 Siddig narrated the BBC Two nature documentary series Wild Arabia and played the role of Minos in the first series of the BBC fantasy-adventure programme Atlantis.From 2013 to 2015 Siddig played Aslan Al-Rahim (aka "The Turk") in the BBC historical fantasy drama series Da Vinciu0027s Demons. In 2015 and 2016 he appeared in the HBO series Game of Thrones; Siddig played the role of Doran Martell, the ruling Prince of Dorne, in the seriesu0027 fifth and sixth seasons. He also played Reuben Oliver, an artist and suitor of Polly Shelby, in the third season the British series Peaky Blinders. Siddig also provided the voice of Wolf, a character in the historical fantasy drama Tumanbay that aired on BBC Radio 4 between December 2015 and February 2016.

  • 2017

    In 2017 Siddig joined the cast of the televisions series Gotham as League of Shadows leader Rau2019s al Ghul and also played the part of Aristotle Onassis in the drama miniseries The Kennedys: After Camelot.

  • 2019

    In 2019 he appeared in the Netflix series The Spy as Ahmed Suidani, a Syrian security officer. That same year he appeared as Issouf Al Moctar in the second season of the Fox (UK and Ireland) thriller series Deep State.

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Alexander Siddig was born on 21 November, 1965.

Alexander Siddig is from Australia.

Alexander Siddig is 58 year old.

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