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Ahmed Ahmed's Bio
Comedian, actor and producer, Ahmed Ahmed and is one of the most diverse, multi-facetedtalents in the entertainment industry today. Winner of the“The Richard Pryor Award” forethic comedy at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, heexploded onto the scene when he co-founded the ‘Axis of Evil’ Comedy Tour. The comedy tour aired on Comedy Central as thefirst ever Middle Eastern stand-up comedy special, andwas followed with a record-breakingtour.Since then, Ahmed has acted in multiple big budget Hollywood movies, co-starred in asitcom-‘Sullivan and Sons’, and explored the world sharing his belief that laughter is a keyingredient in breaking barriers. Most recently, Ahmed became the host for Comedy CentralAsia’s comedy series–Stand Up Asia!, recorded a comedy special on Kevin Hart’s LOLNetwork in Just For Laughs, Montreal and has a short movie “Scapegoat” that premiered atthe Cannes Film Festival2018.Continuously on an exploration of the unique spirit of laughter, Ahmed is a pioneer inopening doors for contemporary, westernized stand-up comedy to be accepted in theMiddle East. He directed an award-winning documentary, ‘Just Like Us’, documenting theexperiences of international comedians on a comedy tour throughout the Middle East. Thefilm premiered at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival and is available on Netflix.Ahmed’s stand-up comedy is a mixture of anecdotal storytelling with the occasional additionof a relatable silly observation. His charming and friendly demeanour on stage make a greatcombination when engaging audiences in a way only he can. His latest adventure hasbrought him to Asia–a continent he considers fascinating due to its melting pot of cultures.Having visited a dozen Asian cities, Ahmed is on his path to acclimatizing to the fusionwonders available in the streets of Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Manila,Hanoi, Jakarta and more.Now Ahmed Ahmed is launching his solo world tour, ‘Oriental Pharoah’ as he looks toexpand his reach in bringing laughter to a global audience. The show looks to offer (withhilarious effect), the point of view of an individual trying to stay true to his Middle Eastern-American roots while discovering the wonders of Asia. Audiences can look forward toamusing takes of his latest perils of loving and living in a new continent, as he is still beingconstantly awe-struck by Asia-what he considers the new ‘Laugh Frontier’.