Ahmed Ahmed is an Egyptian-born American stand-up comedian and actor best known for his recurring role as Ahmed in the television sitcom Sullivan & Son, since 2012.
Ahmed was born in Helwan, Egypt in 1970. His parents immigrated to the U.S. when he was one month old and he grew up in Riverside, California. He moved to Hollywood when he was 19 years old to pursue a career as an actor and stand-up comedian and attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
Ahmed can be seen in such films and television shows as Iron Man, You Don't Mess With The Zohan, Vince Vaughn's Wild West Comedy Show, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Axis of Evil Comedy Tour, Swingers, Tracey Takes On, Roseanne, JAG, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn on Comedy Central, and MTV's Punk'd.
He has also appeared on CNN, The View and NPR, and was featured on the front page of the Wall Street Journal in December of 2001.
He can be seen in the film City of Life, the first feature film to be shot entirely in Dubai, U.A.E., which premiered at the Dubai International Film Festival in 2009. He was the recipient of the first annual Richard Pryor Award for Ethnic Comedy at the Edinburgh Comedy Festival in Scotland.
A paid regular performer at the world famous Comedy Store in Hollywood and the Comedy Cellar in New York City, Ahmed tours all across America, and the globe, with his stand-up comedy.