May Calamawy initially started her acting career in various short movies, even though her first movie was a big-screen movie entitled Yesterday (2006).
Starting from there, this Scorpio actress then expanded her wings to act in a lot of short movies, such as Temperance (2007), Santa Claus in Baghdad (2008), Hassad Al Möta (2011), and A Genie Called Gin (2012).
After getting done with college, May then tried to be a participant in the New York Arab American Comedy Festival.
Her career breakthrough began in 2013 when she became the main star of a supernatural horror movie, Djinn.
In 2017, she appeared in various television series, such as The Long Road Home, The Brave, and also Madam Secretary.
One year later, in 2018, May became a guest star actress for FBI, a crime television series that aired on CBS.
That career, then was followed by her appearance in the Hulu comedy-drama series entitled Ramy (2019).
After that, May continued her career by acting in the movie Together Together (2021) and the Disney+ series, Moon Knight (2022).
- Real Name: May Calamawy
- Stage Name: May Calamawy
- Nickname: May
- Birthday: October 28, 1986
- Birthplace: Bahrain
- Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
- Nationality: Egyptian-Palestinian
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- Profession: Actress
- Education: Emerson College
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- Twitter: @maycalamay
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- May has Palestinian descent from her mother.
- Her mother came from Jordan.
- Her father is an Egyptian.
- May lives in Doha, Qatar, and even Houston in Texas.
- She is bilingual.
- She is able to speak English and Arabic.
- May has alopecia areata, a bald spot because of a health condition, and first received that condition when she was just 12 years old.
- May completed high school in her birth country, Bahrain.
- She moved to Massachusetts to go to college because her father wanted her to.
- May has joined William Esper Studio in New York City,
- Her ideal type is…
- Together Together (2021), as Carly
- Saeed (2019), as Sue (short movie)
- 1 Out of 30 (2019), as Fatimah (short movie)
- Passerby (2019), as Saba (short movie)
- The Bed (2019), as woman (short movie)
- Djinn (2013), as Aisha
- Moi aussi je t’aime (2013), as supporting actress (short movie)
- A Genie Called Gin (2012), as Lucy (short movie)
- Paradise Falls (2011), as Jenny (short movie)
- Hassad Al Möta (2011), as Tunnel Zombie (short movie)
- Santa Claus in Baghdad (2008), as Hala (short movie)
- Temperance (2007), as Leila (short movie)
- Thursday (2006), as Kelly Spencer
- Moon Knight (Disney + | 2022), as Layla El-Faouly
- Ramy (Hulu | 2019-present), as Dena Hassan
- FBI (CBS | 2018), as Nita Kayali
- BKPI (2017), as Ameena
- The Long Road Home (NBC | 2017), as Faiza
- The Brave (NBC | 2017), as Mina Bayoud
- Madam Secretary (CBS | 2017), as Mona Alsnany
- Checking In (2011), as Raya
Maya Calamawy is exotic, special, and irresistible. She definitely has a lot of magnetic charm that makes people fall in love with her even more!