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British Stand-Up Comedian and Actor; "The Infidel" and "The Mummy"

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Omid Djalili is a British stand-up comedian, actor, television producer and writer.

Djalili was born in Chelsea, London, to Iranian parents. He attended Holland Park School and then the University of Ulster in Coleraine, Northern Ireland, studying English and Theatre studies.

The first significant success of his stand-up comedy career was at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 1995 with "Short, Fat Kebab Shop Owner's Son," followed by "The Arab and the Jew" in 1996. He has performed in numerous countries, including Australia, Ireland, Sweden, Belgium, Canada and the United States, where he had his own HBO Special and did 22 episodes of the NBC sitcom "Whoopi" with Whoopi Goldberg.

He did his part for Comic Relief after the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami and also in 2005 he appeared on the British TV show Top Gear as a celebrity driver. The same year he broke Edinburgh Festival box office records with over 16,500 ticket sales. In 2006, Sky Television picked him to be the face of their Saturday night film premieres, and he also announced a new tour of the UK called No Agenda, from January 2007 until March 2007, covering 23 different dates. In 2007, he was voted by the British public as the 60th best stand-up comedian in a Channel 4 program "The 100 Greatest Stand-Ups."

Djalili has appeared in a number of films, most notably "Gladiator," "The Mummy," "Mean Machine," "The World Is Not Enough," "Alien Autopsy," "Spy Game," "Sky Captain" and "The World of Tomorrow," "Grow Your Own," "Notting Hill," "Mr. Nice," "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End," "Sex and the City 2" and provides his voice in "Over the Hedge."

He had observed that he usually appears as a generic Middle Eastern background character in many of these films, often commenting that he appears in the James Bond film as the "Second Azerbaijani oil pipe attendant." He also picked up an international film award for Best Supporting Actor in "Casanova," starring alongside Heath Ledger and Jeremy Irons.

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British Stand-Up Comedian and Actor; "The Infidel" and "The Mummy"

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Omid Djalili Biography

Omid Djalili is a British stand-up comedian, actor, television producer and writer.

Djalili was born in Chelsea, London, to Iranian parents. He attended Holland Park School and then the University of Ulster in Coleraine, Northern Ireland, studying English and Theatre studies.

The first significant success of his stand-up comedy career was at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 1995 with "Short, Fat Kebab Shop Owner's Son," followed by "The Arab and the Jew" in 1996. He has performed in numerous countries, including Australia, Ireland, Sweden, Belgium, Canada and the United States, where he had his own HBO Special and did 22 episodes of the NBC sitcom "Whoopi" with Whoopi Goldberg.

He did his part for Comic Relief after the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami and also in 2005 he appeared on the British TV show Top Gear as a celebrity driver. The same year he broke Edinburgh Festival box office records with over 16,500 ticket sales. In 2006, Sky Television picked him to be the face of their Saturday night film premieres, and he also announced a new tour of the UK called No Agenda, from January 2007 until March 2007, covering 23 different dates. In 2007, he was voted by the British public as the 60th best stand-up comedian in a Channel 4 program "The 100 Greatest Stand-Ups."

Djalili has appeared in a number of films, most notably "Gladiator," "The Mummy," "Mean Machine," "The World Is Not Enough," "Alien Autopsy," "Spy Game," "Sky Captain" and "The World of Tomorrow," "Grow Your Own," "Notting Hill," "Mr. Nice," "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End," "Sex and the City 2" and provides his voice in "Over the Hedge."

He had observed that he usually appears as a generic Middle Eastern background character in many of these films, often commenting that he appears in the James Bond film as the "Second Azerbaijani oil pipe attendant." He also picked up an international film award for Best Supporting Actor in "Casanova," starring alongside Heath Ledger and Jeremy Irons.

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  • How to book Omid Djalili?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Omid Djalili for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Omid Djalili, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Omid Djalili or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Omid Djalili?

    Booking fees for Omid Djalili, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Omid Djalili, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Omid Djalili?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Omid Djalili for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Omid Djalili for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Omid Djalili or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Omid Djalili or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Omid Djalili is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Omid Djalili for your event is available upon request. Omid Djalili generally travels from LondonUK and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Max Amini, Maz Jobrani, Reginald Ballard, Patti Harrison and Steve Coogan. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Omid Djalili for an upcoming event.

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