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Ramy Youssef

Ramy Youssef is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and director. He was born in the Queens borough of New York City, to Egyptian parents. He grew up in a Muslim household, observing Islamic holidays, and has continued to practice Islam. He was later raised in Rutherford, New Jersey, and attended Rutherford High School. He went on to study political science and economics at Rutgers University, Newark, though he left before graduating to enroll at William Esper Studio.

Youssef is known for his role as Ramy Hassan on the Hulu comedy series Ramy (2019-present), for which he received the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Television Series Musical or Comedy and a Peabody Award in 2020. He was also nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards: Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series and Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. In 2021, he was nominated for another Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Television Series Musical or Comedy.

Known For

Credits

Cast Credits

One Cup of Tea (2022)
Starring as Ramy Youssef (2 episodes)
Ramy (2019)
Starring as Ramy Hassan (20 episodes)
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (2015)
Guest starring as Ramy Youssef
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (2015)
Guest starring as Ramy Youssef (2 episodes)
Mr. Robot (2015)
Guest starring as Samar Swailem (3 episodes)
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn (2014)
Guest starring as Ty
Late Night with Seth Meyers (2014)
Guest starring as Ramy Youssef (2 episodes)
See Dad Run (2012)
Starring as Kevin Kostner
Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003)
Guest starring as Ramy Youssef
The Emmy Awards (1949)
Guest starring as Ramy Youssef
Golden Globe Awards (1944)
Guest starring as Ramy Youssef (2 episodes)

Crew Credits

Mo (2022)
Show crew as Creator
Show crew as Executive Producer
Episode crew as Writer
  • Episode 1x01: Hamoodi (Aug 24, 2022)
Ramy (2019)
Show crew as Creator
Show crew as Executive Producer
Episode crew as Writer (10 episodes)
Episode crew as Teleplay
Episode crew as Director (4 episodes)
Episode crew as Story
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