Egyptian Actress May Calamawy Of ‘Ramy’ Joins Marvel’s ‘Moon Knight’ Series, Things To Know About May Calamawy: Bio, Early Life, Net Worth, Filmography, Height

Egyptian Actress May Calamawy Of ‘Ramy’ Joins Marvel’s ‘Moon Knight’ Series, Things To Know About May Calamawy: Bio, Early Life, Net Worth, Filmography, Height . May Calamawy is an Egyptian-Palestinian actress who gained the attention of the United States TV series audiences through the Hulu series ‘Ramy’.

In the series, ‘Ramy’, May Calamawy features the character Dena Hassan that portrays a female character that struggles to live in an Egyptian family.

May Calamawy is acting in the role of the main character, Ramy’s sister. Her character as Dena Hassan has gained the attention of many viewers of the series and currently.

May Calamawy Bio, Early Life, Net Worth, Filmography, Height

May Calamawy is one of the popular cast of the series. Apart from the character of Dena Hassan, there’s alot more about May Calamawy that most of you might not know. Let’s look at May Calamawy beyond her character Dena Hassan

May Calamawy

May Calamawy Early Life

May Calamway is an Arabic actress born in Bahrain to an Egyptian father and a Palestinian mother from Jordan. She was born on October 28, 1986. She was born and bought up mainly in Bahrain. May Calamway has also lived in Doha, Qatar and Houston, Texas. May Calamawy speaks both Arabic and English.

She completed her schooling in Bahrain and later joined an industrial design institution in Boston, as her father was compelled to do it. But halfway through the course, she drops out of college and applied to Emmerson College.

Later, the actress completed her undergrad from Emmerson College in acting. The actress continued her further education in acting in William Esper Studio.

May Calamawy Career

Right after college, May Calamawy took part in the New York Arab American Festival. And finishing her education at William Esper Studio, she moved to Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

May Calamawy began her career as an actress through various short films. She also appeared in several TV pilots. May Calamawy, the first notable work as an actress was in the movie ‘Djinn’ in 2013, which was the first horror film produced in the United Arab Emirates. In 2017, she had appeared multiple times in the National Geographic miniseries ‘The Long Road Home’.

She also had a guest appearance role in the action drama series, ‘The Brave’ and also in the American political drama series, ‘ Madam Secretary’.  May Calamawy also guest-starred in the CBS crime drama TV series, FBI. In 2018, the official announcement of May Calamawy was a cast in the Hulu series Ramy, as Dena Hassan, the sister of Ramy came out.

The first season of the series was premiered on April 19, 2019, and May Calamawy’s role was a significant one in the series. ‘Ramy’ second season came out in 2020 and the third season is expected to be released in 2022. Followed by her role in Ramy, in 2020, she had a voice role in the video game NBA 2K21 as Ellie Malik.

In 2021, May Calamawy appeared in the film ‘Together Together’. In the same year, it was announced that May Calamawy will be appearing in the new Disney+ series, Moon Knight.

May Calamawy Net Worth

As of last year, May Calamawy has a net worth of 1-5 million USD. There is not much information about her salary for the role in the series, Ramy. May Calamawy’s primary source of income is her profession as an actress.

May Calamawy Height And Weight

May Calamawy weighs about 55kgs and stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches. The color of her eyes is brown and the color of her hair is black. Being an Arab actress, she doesn’t look like the ‘typical’ Arab woman, which she considers to be a pro in her acting career, as she will consider for every role and will not stereotype Arab women roles only.

May Calamawy Filmography

  • Thursday (2006)
  • Temperance (2007)
  • Santa Claus in Baghdad (2008)
  • Checking In (2011)
  • Hassad Al Mota (2011)
  • Paradise Falls (2011)
  • A Genie Called Gin (2012)
  • Djinn (2013)
  • The Brave (2017)
  • Madam Secretary (2017)
  • FBI (2018)
  • Saeed (2019)
  • Passerby (2019)
  • Ramy (2019)
  • Together Together (2021)
  • Moon Knight (2022)

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