Who is Gad Elmaleh and what is he famous for?

Who is Gad Elmaleh and what is he famous for?

Casablanca, Morocco. Gad Elmaleh (Arabic: جاد المالح‎; born 19 April 1971) is a Moroccan stand-up comedian and actor who achieved notoriety in France and French Canada. He is a naturalized French and Canadian citizen most famous in the French world and most recently in the US.

When did Gad Elmaleh do Papa est en Haut?

On 15 July 2007, Elmaleh premiered his fifth one-man show, Papa est en haut, in Montreal as part of the Just for Laughs festival. That year he sold out seven consecutive weeks at the iconic Olympia theater in Paris, a new record. After that Gad performed for another seven sold out weeks at Le Palais des Sports.

When did Gad Elmaleh leave Casablanca for Montreal?

In 1988, Gad left Casablanca to go to Montreal. He stayed there for 4 years, during which he was a political science student for one year, worked on radio, wrote humorous stories and See full bio » 1 win & 1 nomination.

Gad Elmaleh ( Arabic: جاد المالح ‎ Gād el-Māleḥ; born 19 April 1971) is a Moroccan-Canadian stand-up comedian and actor who achieved notoriety in France, Morocco and the United States. He is most famous in the French-speaking world and more recently in the United States.

Where did Gad Elmaleh do his pro bono work?

In May 2017 Elmaleh performed pro bono for a local Chabad-Lubavitch center in Côte-Saint-Luc. The director’s father ran a Jewish summer camp and other Jewish activities in Elmaleh’s hometown of Casablanca and the appearance was dedicated to him.

When did Gad Elmaleh get the National Order of Quebec?

In 2006 Elmaleh was awarded the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Minister of Culture Renaud Donnedieu de Vabres. He was made a Member of the National Order of Quebec by Quebec premier Philippe Couillard in 2017.