Ahmed Ahmed

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Ahmed Ahmed

Ahmed Ahmed is an Egyptian/American/Muslim who started his acting career at the age of 19. After several years of being typecast as terrorists and cabdrivers he decided to shift into stand-up comedy to have a voice and make a name for himself. He is an internationally touring comedian and has been in the comedy business for 27 years. He’s also the co-founder of the groundbreaking "Axis Of Evil Comedy Tour" which aired on Comedy Central and made history by bringing that tour all over the Middle East, performing for over 20,000 people. Ahmed has been seen on the "Tonight Show with Jay Leno," has 2 Showtime comedy specials, and appeared in Vince Vaughn‘s "Wild West Comedy Show," "WEEDS," "Swingers," "You Don’t Mess With The Zohan," and "Iron Man." He’s been in dozens of news articles and press including The View, CNN, Wall Street Journal, NPR, BBC, TMZ, New York Times, New York Post, Newsweek, and GQ to name a few. He made his directorial debut with his award winning documentary, "Just Like Us," which premiered at The Tribeca Film Festival and played on Netflix, Starz, Showtime, and various streaming platforms. This documentary garnered him an invite to the White House to have dinner with President Barack Obama.

Following his documentary, he was cast by Vince Vaughn and Peter Billingsley to star in TBS’s "Sullivan and Son" which aired for three seasons. Currently Ahmed can be seen in the ViceTV documentary, "TOO SOON." He is developing several tv shows and films for ViceTV.