Ahmed Ahmed immigrated to America with his parents when he was one month old. He settled in Riverside, California until he took the call of Hollywood. Ahmed, a stand-up comic, actor, producer, director and Hollywood mogul of sorts, Ahmed Ahmed has stayed busy since taking the entertainment plunge.
Ahmed talks with Bob about growing up in the USA as an immigrant family and how life might have turned out differently had his folks decided to stay in rural Egypt. He discusses the feast and famine life of being an entertainer as well as the obstacles of being Middle Eastern in the western world.
Some of Ahmed’s film and television credits include Iron Man, Executive Decision, You Don’t Mess With The Zohan, Roseanne, Weeds, Sullivan and Sons, and many more. When free from the pandemic restrictions, Ahmed tours his stand-up comedy across the US, and internationally. He was also the winner of the first annual Richard Pryor Award for ethnic comedy at the Edinburgh Festival in Scotland. @ahmedcomedy