Amahl Farouk
Amahl Farouk (Legion)
Others Shadow King
The Angry Boy
The Devil with the Yellow Eyes
Lenny Busker
Personal information
Species Mutant Human
Gender Male
Age Unknown
Current status Alive
Deceased (Wolverine and the X-Men only)
Cause of death Leave out too long in spirit form and cut in half by Emma Frost
Body type Humanoid
Sentience Sentient
Sapience Sapient
Behind the Scenes
Universe Marvel Comics
Performed by Maurice Dean Wint (X-Men: The Animated Series )
Kevin Michael Richardson (Wolverine and the X-Men)
Dorian Harewood (X-Men Legends)
Quinton Boisclair (The Devil with the Yellow Eyes in Legion)
Devyn Dalton (The Angry Boy in Legion)
Aubrey Plaza (Lenny Busker in Legion)
Navid Negahban (True Form in Legion)

Amahl Farouk is allegedly a multiversal manifestation of the dark side of the human consciousnesses, spawned by the first nightmare. When the mutant Amahl Farouk power developed, Farouk psychically controlled those around him, feeding on the shadows in their souls and secretly merging with the Shadow King, who had been transferring from host to host since the dawn of humanity.



  • The Lenny that dies in Episode 1 of Legion was actually a man named Benny who Legion saw as Lenny do to Amahl's interference.
  • In the comics he resembles King Farouk I
  • Saïd Taghmaoui was original going to portray his true form in Legion but later left the role