Comedian/Actor Ahmed Ahmed at Cobb's Comedy Club
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The last date listed for Comedian/Actor Ahmed Ahmed was Saturday December 20, 2008 / 10:15pm.
Ahmed Ahmed was born in Helwan, Egypt in 1970. His parents immigrated to the US when he was one month old, and he grew up in Riverside, CA. Ahmed moved to Hollywood when he was 19 years old to pursue a career as an actor and stand-up comedian. He attended The American Academy of Dramatic Arts for one year and studied with various acting coaches such as Cliff Osmond, Ivana Chubbuck and Sandy Marshall.
He’s been seen in such films and television shows as_ Iron Man, You Don’t Mess With The Zohan, Swingers, Tracey Takes On, Roseanne, JAG, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn_ on Comedy Central and MTV’s Punk’d. He’s also appeared on CNN, The View, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and NPR. He was featured on the front page of The Wall Street Journal in December of 2001, and was also featured in Newsweek. Currently can be seen on the Fahrenheit 9/11 DVD bonus track performing stand up comedy. A paid regular performer at The World Famous Comedy Store in Hollywood, Ahmed tours all across America and Europe. The winner of the first annual Richard Pryor Award for ethnic comedy at the Edinburgh Comedy Festival in Scotland summer of 2004, Ahmed has written an original screenplay titled The Pilgrimage based on his Hajj (pilgrimage to Mecca).