About Maz Jobrani
Maz Jobrani is best known as a founding member of the Axis of Evil Comedy Tour, which featured some of the top Middle Eastern-American comics in the world. The Axis of Evil Comedy Central Special premiered in 2007 as the first show on American TV with an all Middle Eastern/American cast. The DVD was also released in 2007. The tour started in the US and later went to the Middle East in the fall of 2007, selling out 27 shows in Dubai, Beirut, Cairo, Kuwait and Amman (where they performed in front of the King and Queen of Jordan.) His comedy special "Brown and Friendly" on Showtime in the Fall of 2009.
In movies Maz starred in the role of “Moly” in Ice Cube’s “Friday After Next.” He also played Secret Service Agent “Mo” in the Sydney Pollack thriller “The Interpreter,” opposite Sean Penn and Nicole Kidman as well as Jennifer Garner’s colleague, Glenn, in “13 Going on 30.” In television he is currently recurring on ABC’s “Better off Ted” and has been a regular on ABC’s “Knights of Prosperity” as well as FOX’s “Life on a Stick.” He has also Guest Starred on “Curb Your Enthusiasm”, “The West Wing”, “24”, “NYPD Blue”, “ER” and much more.Maz most recently filmed the ground-breaking ABC pilot “Funny In Farsi” directed by Barry Sonnenfeld. “Farsi” revolves around an Iranian family’s move to the United States in 1974. Maz plays the patriarch of the family, Kaz.
Maz has done standup on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” “The Late L