Omid Djalili is an actor and a stand up comedian.
As a comedian he has won the Time Out award for Best Stand up and been nominated for the Perrier award at the Edinburgh festival. He is also the only other British comedian other than Eddie Izzard to have recorded an HBO special.
As an actor he has appeared in films such as The Mummy, Gladiator, Spy Game, Casanova, Modigliani, Pirates of the Caribbean 3 and most recently The Infidel which won him a Best Actor Award at the Turin film festival.
He currently lives in London with his remarkable wife Annabel and 3 children.