Faysal Lawrence's Bio
Los Angeles native Faysal Alkhayat (A.K.A. Faysal Lawrence) is a stand-up comedian, writer, and actor who is of Saudi Arabian and Iraqi decent. His mother was able to leave Iraq before Faysal was born so he could have a chance at a life without tyranny. Faysal’s mother worked very hard to raise him as a single mother. To reward her hard work and sacrifice, Faysal dropped out of college before applying to law school to pursue comedy. As a philosophy major and a Middle Eastern American, Faysal brings a unique approach to comedy.