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Aziz Ansari

Biography

Indian-American humor actor and stand-up comic most widely known for his part as Tom Haverford around the NBC series Parks and Entertainment. He in addition has made an appearance in such films as thirty minutes or Less, Snow Age group: Continental Drift, and Crazy People. In 2015, he started starring around the Netflix series Grasp of non-e. He majored in neuro-scientific marketing while their studies at New York University or college. He played the type Sinjay inside a 2007 bout of the HBO series Airline flight from the Conchords. In 2015, he released his 1st book, Modern Love: A STUDY. His parents are called Fatima and Shoukath. He was raised with a sibling called Aniz. He dated professional chef Courtney McBroom for just two years. He starred alongside Amy Poehler on NBC’s Parks and Entertainment.

Quick Facts


Full Name Aziz Ansari
Date Of Birth February 23, 1983
Died August 5, 2011, Pattaya, Thailand
Place Of Birth Columbia, SC
Height 1.68 m, 1.87 m
Profession TV Actor
Education South Carolina Governor's School for Science and Mathematics, New York University, Western Sydney University, Marist College Eastwood
Nationality American, Australian
Parents Shoukath Ansari, Fatima Ansari, Sergei Shavershian, Maiane Iboian
Siblings Aniz Ansari, Said Shavershian
Awards Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series, Goodreads Choice Awards Best Nonfiction, Gotham Appreciation Award
Nominations Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series, Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy, TCA Award for Individual Achievement in Comedy, Teen Choice Award for Choice Comedian, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series, Young Hollywood Award for Comedian of the Year, Shorty Award for Best Actor, Shorty Award for Best Comedian, People's Choice Award for Favorite Premium Series Actor, Gotham Independent Film Award for Breakthrough Series Long Form
Movies Funny People, 30 Minutes or Less, Get Him to the Greek, Epic, Ice Age: Continental Drift, This Is the End, Dangerously Delicious, Observe and Report, Aziz Ansari: Live at Madison Square Garden, I Love You, Man, What's Your Number?, The Rocker, School for Scoundrels, Aziz Ansari: Buried Alive, Cruel Summer, Crash Test: With Rob Huebel and Paul Scheer, Scrat's Continental Crack-Up: Part 2, Free Hugs
TV Shows Parks and Recreation, Human Giant, Master of None, Breadwinners, Epic: Extras
Star Sign Pisces

  • Facts
  • Filmography
  • Awards
  • Salaries
  • Quotes
  • Trademarks
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#Fact
1Brother Aniz Adam Ansari is a Writer, Editor, & Visual Artist based in Los Angeles, California. Also was one of the writers for Master of None.
2Aziz Ansari attended Marlboro Academy in Bennettsville, S.C. Bennettsville is in Marlboro County in South Carolina.
3In a 2013 interview with "The A.V. Club," Ansari said that his parents' marriage had been an arranged one.
4Turned down an unknown role in Transformers (2007).


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Reno 911!2009TV SeriesHMO Advisor #2 / Resort Salesman #3 / Financial Advisor #2
I Love You, Man2009Eugene
Observe and Report2009Saddamn
Scrubs2009TV SeriesEd
Scrubs: Interns2009TV SeriesEd
Worst Week2008TV SeriesMorgue Employee
Water and Power2008TV Series shortAziz
The Rocker2008Aziz
Human Giant2007-2008TV SeriesAziz / Various
Flight of the Conchords2007TV SeriesSinjay
School for Scoundrels2006Classmate
Cheap Seats: Without Ron Parker2006TV SeriesRosebowl Director
Other Music2006Short
New York Noise2005TV SeriesThadius P. Scornburner
Uncle Morty's Dub Shack2004TV SeriesMC Bricklayer
Master of None2015-2017TV SeriesDev
Bob's Burgers2012-2016TV SeriesDarryl
Animals.2016TV SeriesCharles
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015TV SeriesBobby Jindal
The League2013-2015TV SeriesDr. Henry Rocha
Crash Test: With Rob Huebel and Paul Scheer2015TV MovieNot Aziz Ansari
Major Lazer2015TV SeriesGoosh
Kroll Show2015TV SeriesSly Dufrense
Parks and Recreation2009-2015TV SeriesTom Haverford
Ben 10: Omniverse2013-2014TV SeriesBilly Billions
Food Club2014ShortCaptain Ansari
Date and Switch2014Marcus
Wander Over Yonder2013TV SeriesWestley
Adventure Time2013TV SeriesDMO
This Is the End2013Aziz Ansari
The Venture Bros.2013TV SeriesMartin
Epic2013Mub (voice)
NTSF:SD:SUV2012TV SeriesThe Toucher
Parks and Recreation: Dammit Jerry!2012VideoTom Haverford
Ice Age: Continental Drift - Arctic Games2012Video GameSquint (voice)
Ice Age: Continental Drift2012Squint (voice)
Cruel Summer2012ShortPrisoner
Free Hugs2011ShortMike
Scrat's Continental Crack-Up: Part 22011ShortSquint (voice)
What's Your Number?2011Jay
30 Minutes or Less2011Chet
Jay-Z & Kanye West: Otis2011Video short
Alpha and Omega2010Thug (voice, uncredited)
Shutterbugs2005-2010TV Series shortBill
Get Him to the Greek2010Matty
The Life & Times of Tim2010TV SeriesGabe
Raaaaaaaandy Declares War on Justin Bieber2010Video shortRaaaaaaaandy (uncredited)
Raaaaaaaandy!2009TV Series shortRaaaaaaaandy
Funny People2009Randy

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Master of NoneTV Series created by - 20 episodes, 2015 - 2017 written by - 7 episodes, 2015 teleplay by - 1 episode, 2015
Aziz Ansari Live in Madison Square Garden2015TV Special
Food Club2014Short creator / writer
Aziz Ansari: Buried Alive2013TV Special
Aziz Ansari: Dangerously Delicious2012TV Special written by
Dangerously Delicious2012TV Movie
Aziz Ansari: Looking for Work2011Short writer
2010 MTV Movie Awards2010TV Special
ShutterbugsTV Series short creator - 11 episodes, 2005 - 2010 writer - 11 episodes, 2005 - 2010
Aziz Ansari: Hurt Locker 4-D2010Short
Aziz Ansari: Lets Go to the Movies2010Short
Aziz Ansari: The Hurt Locker Date2010Short
Aziz Ansari: Water Skiing Squirrel2010Short
Who Is Aziz Ansari?2010Short
Raaaaaaaandy Declares War on Justin Bieber2010Video short uncredited
Aziz Ansari: Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening2010TV Special documentary written by
Just for Laughs2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Raaaaaaaandy!TV Series short creator - 3 episodes, 2009 writer - 3 episodes, 2009
CH Live: LA2009TV Series short writer
Exclusive Dark Knight Deleted Scene2008Short writer
Human GiantTV Series creator - 21 episodes, 2007 - 2008 written by - 14 episodes, 2007 - 2008 writer - 2 episodes, 2007
Other Music2006Short writer

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Master of None2015TV Series executive producer - 10 episodes
Aziz Ansari Live in Madison Square Garden2015TV Special producer
Food Club2014Short executive producer
Dangerously Delicious2012TV Movie executive producer
2010 MTV Movie Awards2010TV Special segment producer
ShutterbugsTV Series short executive producer - 7 episodes, 2007 - 2010 producer - 4 episodes, 2005
Raaaaaaaandy Declares War on Justin Bieber2010Video short producer - uncredited
Aziz Ansari: Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening2010TV Special documentary executive producer
Human Giant2007-2008TV Series executive producer - 21 episodes
Other Music2006Short producer

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bob's BurgersTV Series performer - 5 episodes, 2014 - 2016 writer - 1 episode, 2015
Late Night with Seth Meyers2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
Parks and Recreation2010-2013TV Series performer - 5 episodes
Aziz Ansari: Dangerously Delicious2012TV Special performer: "Fuckin by the ATM"
Raaaaaaaandy Declares War on Justin Bieber2010Video short performer: "Baby Baby" - uncredited
Aziz Ansari: Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening2010TV Special documentary performer: "My Heart Will Go On" - uncredited

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Master of None2015TV Series 2 episodes

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Don't Think Twice2016thanks
Super High Me2007Documentary special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Saturday Night Live2017TV SeriesHimself - Host / Bookworm / Mr. Shah / ...
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015-2017TV SeriesHimself / Bobby Jindal
Billy on the Street with Billy Eichner2016TV SeriesHimself
The 19th Annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor: Celebrating Bill Murray2016TV MovieHimself
The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards2016TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Close Up with the Hollywood Reporter2016TV SeriesHimself
Variety Studio: Actors on Actors2016TV SeriesHimself
21st Annual Critics' Choice Awards2016TV MovieHimself - Presenter
73rd Golden Globe Awards2016TV SpecialHimself - Nominee
E! Live from the Red Carpet2016TV SeriesHimself
VH1 Big in 2015 with Entertainment Weekly2015TV SpecialHimself
Conan2011-2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee: Single Shot2014-2015TV SeriesHimself
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Insider2015TV SeriesHimself
Good Morning America2013-2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
Charlie Rose2013-2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Daily Show2015TV SeriesHimself
The View2015TV SeriesHimself
Today2015TV SeriesHimself
Aziz Ansari Live in Madison Square Garden2015TV SpecialHimself
Late Night with Seth Meyers2015TV SeriesHimself
Late Show with David Letterman2009-2015TV SeriesHimself
How to Make a Man2014TV Special documentaryHimself
Sunday Brunch2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee2014TV SeriesHimself
2014 MTV Movie Awards2014TV SpecialHimself - Cameo #28
Aziz Ansari: Buried Alive2013TV SpecialHimself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2011-2013TV SeriesHimself
The Getaway2013TV SeriesHimself
Comedy Central Roast of James Franco2013TV MovieHimself - Roaster
Roast of James Franco: Red Carpet Pre-Show2013TV SpecialHimself
Comedy Bang! Bang!2013TV SeriesHimself
Reggie Makes Music2013TV SeriesHimself
Made in Hollywood2011-2013TV SeriesHimself
The Jeselnik Offensive2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
70th Golden Globe Awards2013TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Best Actress in a TV Series - Musical or Comedy
Aziz Ansari: Dangerously Delicious2012TV SpecialHimself
Ice Age Continental Drift: Through a Pirate's Spyglass: Voices Ahoy!2012Video shortHimself
Speakeasy: With Paul F. Tompkins2012TV SeriesHimself
The Mind of a Chef2012TV Series documentaryHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2008-2012TV SeriesHimself
The 64th Primetime Emmy Awards2012TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special
CBS This Morning2012TV SeriesHimself
Shut Up and Play the Hits2012DocumentaryHimself
Attack of the Show!2011TV SeriesHimself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2011TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2011TV SeriesHimself
Guys Choice Awards 20112011TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
2011 MTV Movie Awards2011TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
13th Annual Young Hollywood Awards2011TV SpecialHimself - Award Presenter
Aziz Ansari: Looking for Work2011ShortHimself
CollegeHumor Originals2011TV SeriesHimself
10 Minutes2010ShortHimself
2010 MTV Video Music Awards2010TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
2010 MTV Movie Awards2010TV SpecialHimself - Host
MTV Movie Awards 2010 Pre-Show2010TV SpecialHimself - Host
Entertainment Tonight2010TV SeriesHimself
Aziz Ansari: The Hurt Locker Date2010ShortHimself
Who Is Aziz Ansari?2010ShortHimself
A Night of 140 Tweets: A Celebrity Tweet-A-Thon for Haiti2010VideoHimself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2010TV SeriesHimself
Aziz Ansari: Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening2010TV Special documentaryHimself / Raaaaaaaandy
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien2010TV SeriesHimself
Parks and Recreation Is the Wu-Tang of Comedy2010ShortHimself
Comedy Central's Hot List2009TV MovieHimself
Just for Laughs2009TV SeriesHimself
Reel Comedy2009TV SeriesHimself
2009 MTV Movie Awards2009TV Special3J - Cold Open Skit
Deep Inside2009TV SeriesHimself
CH Live: LA2009TV Series shortHimself - Comedian
Comic-Con '08 Live2008TV MovieHimself (as Human Giant)
Exclusive Dark Knight Deleted Scene2008ShortHimself
Lap Top Talk Show2008TV Series shortHimself (as Human Giant)
XM Underground2008TV SeriesHimself
UCB Comedy Originals2007TV SeriesHimself
My Shot With2007TV SeriesHimself
2007 MTV Movie Awards2007TV SpecialHimself (as Human Giant)
Human Giant2007TV SeriesHimself
Last Call with Carson Daly2007TV SeriesHimself
New York Noise2006TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Charlie Rose2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Channel 101 Experience2012DocumentaryBill (uncredited)

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Writing for a Comedy SeriesMaster of None (2015)· Alan Yang
2016Made in New York AwardGotham AwardsMaster of None (2015)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or MusicalMaster of None (2015)
2016Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy SeriesMaster of None (2015)
2016Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Directing for a Comedy SeriesMaster of None (2015)
2016Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Comedy SeriesMaster of None (2015)· Alan Yang (executive producer)
· Michael Schur (executive producer)
· David Miner (executive producer)
· Dave Becky (executive producer)
· Harris Wittels (co-executive producer)
· Igor Srubshchik (produced by)
2016Critics' Choice TV AwardCritics Choice Television AwardsBest Actor in a Comedy SeriesMaster of None (2015)
2016Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsComedy Lead ActorMaster of None (2015)
2016Gotham Independent Film AwardGotham AwardsBreakthrough Series - Long FormMaster of None (2015)· Alan Yang
· Michael Schur
· David Miner
· Dave Becky
2016Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Writing in a Comedy SeriesMaster of None (2015)· Alan Yang
2016Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Directing in a Comedy SeriesMaster of None (2015)
2016OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actor in a Comedy SeriesMaster of None (2015)
2016TCA AwardTelevision Critics Association AwardsIndividual Achievement in ComedyMaster of None (2015)
2014American Comedy AwardAmerican Comedy Awards, USAFunniest Supporting Male Performer in a TV SeriesParks and Recreation (2009)
2014BTVA Voice Acting AwardBehind the Voice Actors AwardsBreakthrough Voice Actor of the Year
2014BTVA Feature Film Voice Acting AwardBehind the Voice Actors AwardsBest Male Vocal Performance in a Feature Film in a Supporting RoleEpic (2013)
2014Young Hollywood AwardYoung Hollywood AwardsCuz You're Funny
2013Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy SeriesParks and Recreation (2009)
2010Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Comedian


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#Quote
1As a comedian I can talk about anything as long as I make it funny. So it's pretty cool if I can get people thinking about immigration or feminism or the food industry at my stand- up shows
2When I tour, it's like, well, like a food tour as much as a comedy tour. I try to eat at all the weird places, the obscure barbecue joints, burger places. There are a few spots in L.A. that I'm obsessed with - one of them is the Taco Zone taco truck on Alvarado. There are secret off-menu items that are amazing.
3Like with Parks and Recreation, it's so much fun because the people writing it are funny and they're open and you just go in there and have a good time. It's pretty much the easiest job I've ever had.
4I'm kind of obsessed with food. I like to eat.
5I was 18 when I started. I was hanging out with some friends and they asked if I had tried stand-up before. I hadn't, but I thought: 'What the hell?' So I went to an open mic night, and I liked it.
6For the majority of the time, I may as well have been just a really tan white kid. You know, I may as well have just been, like, a fat kid.
7Every time I've done comedy in, like, traditional comedy clubs, there's always these comedians that do really well with audiences but that the other comedians hate because they're just, you know, doing kind of cheap stuff like dancing around or doing, like, very kind of base sex humor a lot, and stuff like that.
8One of the big things I miss about New York is not my friends so much; it's Shake Shack, the burger place. I miss Shake Shack.
9I was a dishwasher at one of those Japanese places that cook on your table. Not too fun.
10Do It Under the Influence Yourself! That's what we're shooting for! Get drunk and make your dreams come true.
11A lot of people my age think stand up sucks.
12After you do a joke a few times, you have material that you know works. Although sometimes I have a joke that has worked a bunch of times and then one night it'll flop. And that's when I really take a hard look at myself and say: 'Well, that crowd is obviously wrong. That crowd has absolutely no idea what it's talking about.'

#Trademark
1Wears suits while performing stand-up
2Often plays slackers
3High-pitched voice

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