Ramy Youssef
Ramy Youssef

Ramy, a comedian, actor and writer is best known for his eponymously titled show which explores an Egyptian-Muslim family navigating the various challenges of reconciling their religious and cultural identity within 21st Century America. The show, in which Ramy created, co-wrote, executive produced and played the titular role, won him the Golden Globe Award for best actor in a tv series (musical or comedy) ahead of Hollywood heavyweights like Paul Rudd and Michael Douglas. A second series of Ramy debuted in 2020, adding multiple Oscar winner Mahershala Ali to the cast.

Source of Influence: Arts & Culture

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