Aziz Ansari

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Aziz Ansari

Aziz Ansari

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Aziz Ansari

Date of Birth

Birthday: February 23
Birthplace: Columbia, South Carolina

Aziz Ansari is an actor and comedian.

He is known for his roles as Tom Haverford on the NBC series Parks and Recreation, and as Dev Shah on the Netflix series Master of None, which Ansari co-created with Alan Yang.

Ansari began his career performing stand-up comedy in New York City during the summer of 2000 while attending New York University. In 2007, he created and starred in the MTV sketch comedy show Human Giant, which ran for two seasons. This led to acting roles in feature films, including Funny People; I Love You, Man; Observe and Report; and 30 Minutes or Less.

Aziz Ansari is an actor and comedian.

He is known for his roles as Tom Haverford on the NBC series Parks and Recreation, and as Dev Shah on the Netflix series Master of None, which Ansari co-created with Alan Yang.

Ansari began his career performing stand-up comedy in New York City during the summer of 2000 while attending New York University. In 2007, he created and starred in the MTV sketch comedy show Human Giant, which ran for two seasons. This led to acting roles in feature films, including Funny People; I Love You, Man; Observe and Report; and 30 Minutes or Less.

In addition to his acting work, Ansari continues to work as a stand-up comedian. His first book, Modern Romance: An Investigation, was released in June 2015.

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Awards & Nominations

7 Nominations | 2 Emmys
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - 2017
  • Nominee
  • Aziz Ansari, as Dev
  • Master Of None
  • Netflix
  • Universal Television, Oh Brudder Productions, Alan Yang Productions, Fremulon and 3 Arts Entertainment
Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series - 2017
  • Winner
  • Aziz Ansari, Written by
  • Master Of None
  • "Thanksgiving"
  • Netflix
  • Universal Television, Oh Brudder Productions, Alan Yang Productions, Fremulon and 3 Arts Entertainment
Outstanding Comedy Series - 2017
  • Nominee
  • Aziz Ansari, Executive Producer
  • Master Of None
  • Netflix
  • Universal Television, Oh Brudder Productions, Alan Yang Productions, Fremulon and 3 Arts Entertainment
Outstanding Directing For A Comedy Series - 2016
  • Nominee
  • Aziz Ansari, Directed by
  • Master Of None
  • "Parents"
  • Netflix
  • Universal Television, Oh Brudder Productions, Alan Yang Productions, Fremulon Productions, 3 Arts Entertainment
Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series - 2016
  • Nominee
  • Aziz Ansari, as Dev
  • Master Of None
  • Netflix
  • Universal Television, Oh Brudder Productions, Alan Yang Productions, Fremulon Productions, 3 Arts Entertainment
Outstanding Writing For A Comedy Series - 2016
  • Winner
  • Aziz Ansari, Written by
  • Master Of None
  • "Parents"
  • Netflix
  • Universal Television, Oh Brudder Productions, Alan Yang Productions, Fremulon Productions, 3 Arts Entertainment
Outstanding Comedy Series - 2016
  • Nominee
  • Aziz Ansari, Executive Producer
  • Master Of None
  • Netflix
  • Universal Television, Oh Brudder Productions, Alan Yang Productions, Fremulon Productions, 3 Arts Entertainment
Aziz Ansari and Lena Waithe accept their award on stage at the 69th Primetime Emmys
Aziz Ansari and Lena Waithe accept an award at the 2017 Primetime Emmys.
Aziz Ansari at the 68th Emmys Governors Ball.
Aziz Ansari and Chris Rock pose in the audience at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
Aziz Ansari presents an award at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
Kelvin Yu and Aziz Ansari accept their award at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
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Aziz Ansari and Lena Waithe accept their award on stage at the 69th Primetime Emmys
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Aziz Ansari and Lena Waithe accept their award on stage at the 69th Primetime Emmys.

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Aziz Ansari and Lena Waithe accept an award at the 2017 Primetime Emmys.
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Aziz Ansari and Lena Waithe accept an award at the 2017 Primetime Emmys.

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Aziz Ansari at the 68th Emmys Governors Ball.
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Aziz Ansari at the 68th Emmys Governors Ball.

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Aziz Ansari and Chris Rock pose in the audience at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
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Aziz Ansari and Chris Rock pose in the audience at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.

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Aziz Ansari presents an award at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
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Aziz Ansari presents an award at the 2016 Primetime Emmys. 

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Kelvin Yu and Aziz Ansari accept their award at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
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Kelvin Yu and Aziz Ansari accept their award at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.

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