Ahmed Ahmed is an Egyptian-American actor, comedian, director, and producer. He is a very versatile actor. He has acted in many popular comedy films. Ahmed Ahmed is very popular for his films City of Life, Iron Man, Roseanne and more.
Born : June 27, 1970
Birth Place : Helwan, Egypt
Origin : Helwan, Egypt
Profession : Actor, comedian, director and producer
Nationality : Egyptian-American
Religion : Islam
Early Life and Education:
Ahmed Ahmed was born in Helwan, Egypt but when he was only one month old, his family moved to Riverside, California, United States. Ahmed Ahmed grew up in California and graduated from North High School, 1988. He used to perform at the Comedy Store in Los Angeles. When Ahmed Ahmed was 19 years old, he moved to Bollywood to try his luck in Hollywood.
Ahmed claims that his role models include his parents, Muhammad Ali, Mitzi Shore, and friend Vince Vaughn.
Ahmed Ahmed moved to Hollywood to build a career in as an actor and stand-up comedian. Later he appeared in many TV series and films. Some of his popular shows were, Executive Decision, Swingers, Tracey Takes On…, Roseanne, JAG and more.
Ahmed Ahmed’s film career started in 1995 with a minor role in Virtuosity. Later he appeared in several films including City of Life (2009) as Nasser, The Legend of Awesomest Maximus (2008) as Slick Slave Trader, Iron Man (2008) as Ahmed, The Onion Movie (2008) as Ahmed, You Don’t Mess with the Zohan (2008).
Ahmed Ahmed is also a great stand-up comedian. And he has also participated in various shows as a stand-up comedian. He was highly appreciated for his shows like Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn in 2003 and The View in 2001.
Ahmed Ahmed has also appeared in several TV series and documentaries. He has also appeared in some British TV series. He is a regular performer at The Comedy Store in Hollywood. In 2004, Ahmed Ahmed won the first annual Richard Pryor Award for ethnic comedy at the Edinburgh Festival in Scotland.
- Virtuosity (1995)
- Steel Sharks (1996)
- Executive Decision (1996)
- Swingers (1996)
- All In (2005)
- JAG (1 episode, 2005)
- Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World (2005)
- You Don’t Mess with the Zohan (2008)
- Knight Fever (2008) (in production)
- The Onion Movie (2008)
- Iron Man (2008)
- The Legend of Awesomest Maximus (2008)
- City of Life (2009)
- Sullivan & Son (TV series, 2012)
TV series and Documentaries:
- The View (2001)
- Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn (2003)
- Punk’d (2003) TV Series (2003)
- National Lampoon Live: The International Show (2004)
- Last Call with Carson Daly (2006)
- I Am Ahmed Ahmed (2006)
- The Axis of Evil Comedy Tour (2007)
- Hey Hey it’s Saturday(2010)
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