Iranian-British award winning stand-up comedian, actor, awards host and writer. Joyously funny, intelligent and warm, Omid Djalili will easily impress an audience. Full of hilarious anecdotes from his childhood and sharp sketches, Omid is the winning formula for any event. A regular star on television comedy shows and on screen actor, Omid's many talents ensure he is a hit on the corporate circuit.
Omid Djalili is a popular stand-up comedian and Hollywood actor. He is also an adept and entertaining awards host and he is high demand at corporate events.
Appearing in notable films including Pirates of the Caribbean, The Mummy, Gladiator and Sex and the City 2, and Notting Hill.
On the small screen, Omidhas appeared on shows from Sport Relief Bake-Off, to Newsnight. He fronted his own HBO special, and was on many episodes of the sitcom Whoopi, alongside Whoopi Goldberg.
Omid originally gained success in the nineties at the Edinburgh Festival where he performed numerous successful shows including ‘Short, Fat, Kebab Shop Owners Son’ and ‘Omid Djalili is Ethnic’
His 2008 show, ‘Omid Djalili Live’ was an even bigger success, he performed one of his 53 tour dates at the London Hammersmith Apollo and the tour was a sell-out.
Nowadays, Omid is known worldwide and is a popular comedian in countries such as Australia, Norway, Switzerland, America and Canada to name a few.
Away from our screens, Omid has trod the boards at London’s Theatre Royal, appearing as Fagin in the West End production of Oliver! He has also voiced a character in the gaming series Grand Theft Auto.
Omid is one of the UK’s most talented comedians and is a fantastic awards host; his sharp wit and humorous anecdotes have made him a favourite among corporate audiences and he will not fail to impress.
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