Birth Name: Siddig El Tahir El Fadil El Siddig Abdurrahman Mohammed Ahmed Abdul Karim El Mahdi
Place of Birth: Sudan
Date of Birth: 21 November, 1965
*English, Scottish/Irish (mother)
Alexander Siddig is a British actor. He is primarily known in the USA for his role as Dr. Julian Bashir on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. His paternal uncle is Sudanese political and religious figure Sadiq al-Mahdi. His maternal uncle (his mother’s brother) is actor Malcolm McDowell (born Malcolm John Taylor).
Alexander’s paternal grandfather was Sayyid al-Saddiq al-Mahdi (the son of Sayyid Abd al-Rahman al-Mahdi). Alexander’s great-grandfather was a leading religious and political figure in Sudan.
Alexander’s maternal grandparents were Charles Taylor and Edna McDowell.