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Omid Djalili is an English stand-up comedian, actor and writer born in London to Iranian parents. He has performed with great success at the Edinburgh Festival, in numerous national tours, and secured a series of successful international television and film roles, as well as his own BBC entertainment series, The Omid Djalili Show.

More information

Born
Thursday 30th September 1965
Nationality
English

Awards

Chortle Awards 2015
Book Award: Nominee
Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2002
Best Comedy Show: Nominee

Credits

Year Production Role
2021 Paul O'Grady's Saturday Night Line-Up
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2021 Omid Djalili: The Good Times Tour Self
2021 Omid Djalili: The Good Times Tour Writer
2021 Les Dawson: The Lost Tapes Self
2021 ...At The Stand - Fred At The Stand 3
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2021 The Unreason Brand New Doctor
2021 Britney Announced Doctor
2020 Live At The Apollo - Secrets Of The Apollo
  1. Secrets Of The Apollo
Guest
2020 Reasons To Be Cheerful With Matt Lucas
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Self
2020 Comedians At Home Doing Nothing In Development Host / Presenter
2019 Omid Djalili: Work in Progress Self
2019 Balham Comedy Festival Self
2019 The Comedy Years
  1. E2 - 1984
  2. E3 - 1998
Self
2018 We Are Most Amused & Amazed Self
2017 Omid Djalili: Iranalamadingdong Writer
2017 Omid Djalili: Iranalamadingdong Host / Presenter
2017 Dying Laughing Self
2017 The Michael McIntyre Story Self
2016 Omid Djalili: Schmuck For A Night Self
2016 Omid Djalili Self
2016 The Comedian's Guide To Survival Self
2016 Omid Djalili: Schmuck for a Night Self
2016 Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled - Series 4
  1. E10 - Episode Ten
Guest
2016 Going Forward Dave Wilde
2016 Don't Make Me Laugh - Series 2
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2016 Insert Name Here - Series 1
  1. E2 - William
Guest
2015 A Grand Night In: The Story Of Aardman Self
2015 The Football's On - Series 3
  1. E4 - Episode Four
  2. E10 - Episode Ten
Guest
2015 Shaun The Sheep Movie Trumper (Voice)
2014 The Football's On - Series 2
  1. E4 - Episode Four
  2. E25 - Episode Twenty Five
Guest
2014 Omid Djalili - Hopeful: The Autobiography Writer
2014 Omid Djalili - Hopeful: The Autobiography Narrator
2014 MacAulay And Co - Edinburgh 2014
  1. E14 - Episode Fourteen
Self
2014 The Football's On - Series 1
  1. E10 - Episode Ten
Guest
2013 Omid Djalili Live Self
2012 Funny Old Year - Series 1
  1. 2012: A Funny Old Year
Guest
2012 Live At The Apollo - Series 8
  1. E5 - Omid Djalili, Reginald D Hunter, Julian Clary
Host / Presenter
2012 Little Crackers - Little Crackers 2012
  1. E8 - Omid Djalili's Little Cracker
Director
2012 Little Crackers - Little Crackers 2012 Writer
2012 Little Crackers - Little Crackers 2012 Tobacconist
2012 Comedy World Cup
  1. E4 - Episode Four
  2. E6 - Episode Six
Team Captain
2012 The Graham Norton Show - Series 11
  1. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2012 The Graham Norton Show - Series 10
  1. E15 - Daniel Radcliffe, Omid Djalili, Cuba Gooding Jr, Sinead O'Connor
Guest
2012 The One...
  1. E1 - The One Lenny Henry
Actor
2012 What's So Funny? - Series 3
  1. Special - Episode One
Guest
2011 Imagine: The Art Of Stand-Up Self
2011 What's So Funny? - Series 2
  1. E10 - Episode Ten
Guest
2011 Omid Djalili: Work in Progress Self
2011 Big Fat Gypsy Gangster Jik Jikkles
2010 Omid Djalili Live In London Writer
2010 Omid Djalili Live In London Host / Presenter
2010 The Infidel Executive Producer
2010 The Infidel Mahmud Nasir
2009 Would I Lie To You? - Series 3
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2009 The Omid Djalili Show - Series 2 Writer
2009 The Omid Djalili Show - Series 2 Various
2008 Never Mind The Buzzcocks - Series 22
  1. E11 - Episode Eleven
  2. Special - Technically, The Best Series Ever
Team Captain
2008 We Are Most Amused Self
2008 Headcases Mohamed Al Fayed (Voice)
2008 Omid Djalili: No Agenda Crew
2008 Omid Djalili: No Agenda Actor
2007 The Omid Djalili Show - Series 1 Writer
2007 The Omid Djalili Show - Series 1 Various
2007 Have I Got News For You - Series 34
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Host / Presenter
2007 TV Heaven, Telly Hell - Series 2
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2007 The 100 Greatest Stand-Ups
  1. E1 - The 100 Greatest Stand-Ups 2007
  2. E2 - 100 Greatest Stand-Ups 2010
Self
2007 The Abbey Tony
2006 Lead Balloon - Series 1
  1. E5 - Pistachio
Mr Tilak
2006 Rob Brydon's Annually Retentive - Series 1
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Self
2006 Alien Autopsy Melik
2004 Room 101 - Series 9
  1. E7 - Omid Djalili
Guest
2004 Live At The Apollo - Jack Dee Live At The Apollo Series 1
  1. E5 - Omid Djalili
Guest
2004 The Calcium Kid Herbie Bush
2002 Friday Night With Jonathan Ross - Series 3
  1. E2 - Deborah Harry, Omid Djalili, Dale Winton, Tom Jones, Manic Street Preachers
Guest
2001 Have I Got News For You - Series 22
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2001 Small Potatoes - Series 2 Hoss
2001 Lee Evans - So What Now?
  1. E5 - Act Of God
Ken
2001 Baddiel's Syndrome
  1. E4 - Huffa
Chef
2000 Black Books - Series 1
  1. E6 - He's Leaving Home
Trebor
2000 Lenny Henry In Pieces Actor
1999 Small Potatoes - Series 1 Hoss
1999 The Saturday Night Armistice - Christmas 1998
  1. Special - The New Year Armistice
Ensemble Actor
1998 4 At The Store - Series 1
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
1998 Barking
  1. E2 - Episode Two
  2. E5 - Episode Five
Writer
1998 Barking
  1. E2 - Episode Two
  2. E5 - Episode Five
Various
1998 The Saturday Night Armistice - Series 3 - Friday Night Armistice
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Ensemble Actor
1998 Comedy Nation - Series 1
  1. E5 - Episode Five
  2. E7 - Episode Seven
Writer
1998 Comedy Nation - Series 1
  1. E5 - Episode Five
  2. E7 - Episode Seven
Ensemble Actor
1998 The Saturday Night Armistice - Christmas 1997
  1. Special - The Armistice Party Bucket
Ensemble Actor
1996 The Saturday Night Armistice - Series 2 - Friday Night Armistice
  1. E2 - Episode Two
  2. E3 - Episode Three
Ensemble Actor
0-99 Navid And Johnny Cancelled Navid
Omid Djalili: Behind Enemy Lines Self

Non-comedy TV and film credits may be found here:
Omid Djalili on IMDb

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