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Omid Djalili

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Birthday
30, 1965
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
England

About

British-Iranian comedian who performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and appeared in such films as The Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, The Love Guru, and Sex and the City 2.

Before Fame

He studied English and theater at the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland. He later performed in an acclaimed Edinburgh Fringe Festival show entitled Short Fat Kebab Shop Owner's Son.

Trivia

His Iranian heritage allowed him to play Islamic characters in films such as Gladiator, The Mummy, and The World is Not Enough.

Family Life

He was raised in England by Iranian immigrant parents. He later married and had three children.

Associated With

He was in 22 episodes of Whoopi Goldberg's self-titled NBC sitcom.