Rachid Badouri

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Rachid Badouri (born October 16, 1976) is a Canadian comedian.

He was born to immigrants of Moroccan Berber origin.[1] He studied at College Montmorency in Laval, Quebec where he had his first experience on stage. In 1999, he had a major appearance at Just for Laughs (Juste pour rire) festival in Montreal with a presentation about immigration. He also appeared in a number of comedic advertisements in Quebec media (television, radio, print media).

In October 2007, he launched his first one man show entitled Arrête ton cinéma!.

He was born in Montreal, Quebec.

Awards[edit]

  • 1999: Craven A award joined with École Nationale de l'Humour and third place in Just For Laughs gala
  • 2005: Revelation of the Year at Just for Laughs festival
  • 2006: Discovery of the Year at the Oliviers gala
  • 2008: Performance of the Year at the Oliviers gala
  • 2009: Double platinum for number of tickets sold in 18 months in Quebec (above 100,000 tickets)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Patricia Bailey (23 December 2010). "Rachid Badouri breaks Quebec's colour barrier". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 12 May 2012. 

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