Mena Massoud is a Canadian actor. His acting career started in the 2010s. He made his debut in the 2011 short film What Happens Next. Around this time, he also made his first TV appearance in Nikita. His first notable role was on the TV show Poser. He had his first starring role in the animated series The 99. He later had a recurring role in the American-Canadian series Open Heart and made his movie debut on Let’s Rap. This year, he appeared on the show Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan. He came to mainstream radar after it was announced that he was chosen to play Aladdin in the upcoming Disney adaptation of the same name.