Aziz Ismail Ansari is an American actor, writer, producer, director, and comedian. He is known for his role as Tom Haverford on the NBC series Parks and Recreation, and as creator and star of the Netflix series Master of None for which he won several acting and writing awards, including two Emmys and a Golden Globe for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy. With his Golden Globe win, Ansari became the first American actor of Asian descent to win a Golden Globe for acting in television. Ansari began his career performing comedy in New York City in mid-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. He has provided voice work in Ice Age: Continental Drift and Epic.
|Birth name:||Aziz Ismail Ansari|
|Born:||February 23, 1983, Columbia, South Carolina, U.S.|
|Medium:||Stand-up, television, film, books|
|Alma mater:||New York University (BBA)|
|Genres:||Observational comedy, blue comedy, surreal humor, satire|
|Subject(s):||Everyday life, American culture, popular culture, human interaction, human behavior, self-deprecation|
|Notable works and roles:||Tom Haverford in Parks and Recreation, Chet in 30 Minutes or Less, Dev in Master of None|
|Website:||Aziz Ansari's Official site|
|Twitter:||Aziz Ansari's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Aziz Ansari's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Aziz Ansari's Facebook profile|
|IMDb:||Aziz Ansari's IMDb|
|Rotten Tomatoes:||Aziz Ansari's Rotten Tomatoes|
|Spotify:||Aziz Ansari's Spotify|
About Aziz Ansari
Indian-American comedy actor and stand-up comic best known for his role as Tom Haverford on the NBC series Parks and Recreation. He has also appeared in such movies as 30 Minutes or Less, Ice Age: Continental Drift, and Funny People. In 2015, he began starring on his own Netflix series titled Master of None.
He majored in the field of marketing while studying at New York University.
In 2015, he released his first book, Modern Romance: An Investigation. He became the first Asian to win best actor in a TV comedy at the 2018 Golden Globes for his role in Master of None.
His parents are named Fatima and Shoukath. He grew up with a brother named Aniz. He dated professional chef Courtney McBroom for two years.
He starred alongside Amy Poehler on NBC's Parks and Recreation.
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- Best Musical or Comedy Actor Golden Globe (television) winners
- Male actors from South Carolina
- Third Man Records artists
- Male feminists
- Peabody Award winners
- Primetime Emmy Award winners