Birth Name: Siddig El Tahir El Fadil El Siddig Abdurrahman Mohammed Ahmed Abdul Karim El Mahdi
Place of Birth: Wad Madani, Gezira, Sudan
Date of Birth: 21 November, 1965
*father – Sudanese [Nubian, Arab]
*mother – English, Scottish/Irish
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 was Sudanese political and religious figure Sadiq al-Mahdi, who was Prime Minister of Sudan, from 27 July, 1966 to 18 May, 1967, and again, from 6 May, 1986 to 30 June, 1989. His maternal uncle (his mother’s brother) is actor Malcolm McDowell (born Malcolm John Taylor).
Alexander has a son with his former wife, American actress Nana Visitor.
Alexander’s paternal grandfather was named 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, and was the son of Muhammad Ahmad bin Abd Allah, who was a Nubian religious leader of the Samaniyya order in Sudan.
Alexander’s maternal grandparents were named Charles Taylor and Edna McDowell.
Source: Genealogy of Alexander Siddig – https://www.geni.com