Samy Nour Younes Figaredo (he/him, they/them) is a proud multi-hyphenate with a name longer than he is tall. He's been credited under various iterations of his full name; and as his former stage name, Samy el-Noury. As long as you remember the Samy part, you'll be fine.Samy is an actor, print model, consultant, and community organizer of over a decade. He recently narrated the audiobook for the Lambda Literary award-winning novel The 30 Names of Night. Other recent appearances include Chonburi International Hotel & Butterfly Club (Williamstown Theatre Festival), Well-Intentioned White People (Barrington Stage Company), and Into the Woods (Ford’s Theatre). As a commercial and print model, he has participated in campaigns for CitiBank, Gilead Sciences, and JUST Water.In the past, Samy has co-organized rallies, events, and panels that promote LGBTQ+ outreach and support. His most visible contribution to trans advocacy is his TED Talk on Trans History 101, with almost 2 million views. As a consultant, trainer, and facilitator, he focuses on issues affecting the LGBTQ+ community. Past partnerships include Ancestry.com, the Hetrick-Martin Institute, and Squarespace. He's also a script consultant on two feature-length films slated for release in 2022.Samy is represented by Clear Talent Group and managed by Edge Talent Management.