Birth Date: June 27, 1970 / Age: 42
Birth Place: Helwan, Egypt
Biography: Ahmed Ahmed - Born in Helwan, Egypt June 27th, 1970. Parents immigrated to the US when I was 1 month old and grew up in Riverside, Ca. Moved to Hollywood when I was 19 years old to persue a career as an actor and stand up comedian. Attended The Amercican Academy Of Dramatic Arts for one year and studied with various acting coaches such as Cliff Osmond, Ivana Chubbock, and Sandy Marshall.
Seen in such films and television shows as Executive Decision, Swingers, Tracey Takes On, Roseanne, JAG, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn on Comedy Central and MTV's PUNK'D. Also appeared on CNN, The View, NPR and was featured on the front page of The Wall Street Journal in December of 2001 and featured in Newsweek Magazine. Will be seen in the upcoming ONION MOVIE for FOX Seachlight. Currently can be seen on the Farhenhiet 9/11 dvd bonus track peforming stand up comedy.
A paid regular performer at The World Famous Comedy Store in Hollywood and tours all across America and Europe. Winner of the first annual Richard Pryor Award for ethnic comedy at the Edinburgh Comedy Festival in Scotland summer of 2004.
Wrote an original screenplay titled "The Pilgrimage" based on my Hajj (Pilgrimage to Mecca)