MAZ JOBRANI with Amir K and Ian Edwards
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18 & over
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Maz Jobrani is a founding member of The Axis of Evil Comedy Tour, which aired on Comedy Central in 2007. He has had two Showtime comedy specials, “I Come In Peace” and “Brown and Friendly,” and performs stand-up comedy around the world, including the Middle East where he performed in front of the King of Jordan. Maz starred in the films “Friday After Next,” “13 Going on 30,” and “The Interpreter.” On TV he was a regular on ABC's “Knights of Prosperity” and FOX's “Life on a Stick.” He also recurred on ABC's “Better Off Ted.” Maz has guest starred on “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “24,” “ER,” “NYPD Blue,” “Traffic Light,” “Man Up,” “Men at Work,” and most recently “Whitney.” He has performed his standup on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson,” and “Lopez Tonight.” He has been featured on NPR, CNN, The BBC and in print in The New York Times, Time Magazine, and Newsweek. Maz is a regular panelist on NPRs “Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me.” He also co-hosts a popular podcast about fatherhood called "Minivan Men," and currently is gearing up to shoot “JIMMY VESTVOOD: AMERIKAN HERO,” a feature which he co-wrote and is starring in.
AMIR K is currently on the cast of the MTV prank show, JERKS WITH CAMERAS. Last year, Amir made his foray into film with roles in Ben Affleck’s ARGO and Alexandre Aja’s SITE (for Fox), where he stars as the love interest opposite Ashley Hinshaw. In addition to acting, Amir is an accomplished comedian who can often be seen headlining Los Angeles comedy venues such as The Comedy Store, Laugh Factory and The Improv. Born in Tehran, Iran and raised in Southern California, his comedy is a blend of character work, storytelling and improvisation shaped by a multi-cultural upbringing. Amir is fluent in Farsi, Spanish and is known for his incredible accents and impressions.