Axis of Evil 2/4 - Maz Jobrani
Maz is a regular cast member on the new ABC comedy "The Knights of Prosperity," which premiered in January of 2007. The show revolves around a group of amateur thieves who try to subsidize their dreams by robbing Mick Jagger's apartment.
In 2005 Maz was a regular on the Fox sitcom "Life on a Stick." He also played Secret Service Agent "Mo" in "The Interpreter," the Sydney Pollack film starring Sean Penn and Nicole Kidman.
Maz is best known for his role as "Moly" in Ice Cube's "Friday After Next." He has also guest starred as "The Sikh" on the 2004 season finale of "Curb Your Enthusiasm" along with several other guest stars on "Law&Order," "The West Wing," "NYPD Blue," "24," "Without a Trace," "Malcolm in the Middle," and many other shows. Maz played Glenn, Jennifer Garner's colleague, in last year's film "13 Going on 30."
Maz is currently on a standup comedy tour called "The Axis of Evil Comedy Tour" with 2 other Middle Eastern/American comics. The show premiered on Comedy Central in March of 2007 followed by a DVD release in April. It will be the first all Middle Eastern/American show to ever air on American TV.
Maz has done standup comedy on Comedy Central's "Premium Blend," CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson," and England's Paramount 2 Channel. He performs standup comedy regularly at the Comedy Store and The Laugh Factory on Sunset. He also headlines at clubs all over the country including the Improvs and many of the top clubs in New York. Maz has headlined standup shows at Northwestern University, University of Illinois in Urbana and Washington State University. Maz's standup has been featured in Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, NPR, PBS and The CBS Morning Show.
Maz's sketch comedy work at the ACME Theater in Los Angeles has been called "devilishly funny" and "extraordinary" by the LA Weekly.
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