Dan Kamyar Ahdoot
Great Neck, New York, United States
|Alma mater||Johns Hopkins University|
Dan Ahdoot (Persian: دن آهدوت/Дан Аҳдоот; Hebrew: דן אחדות) is a writer, actor, and comedian. He is known for his TV appearances on Disney's Kickin' It, Showtime's Shameless, and the Seeso series Bajillion Dollar Propertie$. He has also developed TV shows for CBS, Fox, Hulu, Freeform, and Pop.
Ahdoot is ethnically an Iranian Jew, hailing from Great Neck, New York. Speaking on his upbringing, he said: "I grew up in Great Neck, New York, which is actually a hotbed of Iranian Jewry, so I didn't really know that I was very different until I went to college." He completed pre-med studies at Johns Hopkins University, and was accepted into medical school, but ultimately decided to pursue stand-up comedy instead.
Ahdoot is best known for his work on the series Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ where he played the ruthless real estate agent Amir Yaghoob. He has also acted on Showtime's Shameless, ABC's Super Fun Night, and Falafel Phil on the Disney XD show Kickin' It. Ahdoot was also in an episode of Workaholics playing a worker at a computer store.
Ahdoot performs regularly at the Laugh Factory in Hollywood, and is a national headlining comedian. He has performed on The Tonight Show, NBC's Last Comic Standing, Last Call with Carson Daly, and Comedy Central's Premium Blend.
- hate me, or HATE ME (2006)
|2007||Twisted Fortune||Hrundi Bakshi, Jr.|
|2015||Woke Up Famous||Coffee Shop Waiter||Short|
|2016||Jimmy Vestvood: Amerikan Hero||Stoner Dan|
|2006||AV Club||Saddam||TV movie|
|2011–2015||Kickin' It||Falafel Phil||23 episodes|
|2011||Workaholics||Genius||Episode: "Model Kombat"|
|2012||Friend Me||Farhad||Unaired series|
|2012||Virgin Produced: Comedy Vault||Comedian||TV movie|
|2013–2016||Your Pretty Face Is Going to Hell||Kamal||4 episodes|
|2013||Wendell & Vinnie||Randall||2 episodes|
|2013||Ghost Ghirls||Yung Skeevy||Episode: "Spirits of '76: Part 1"|
|2013–2014||Super Fun Night||Ruby||7 episodes|
|2015||Why? with Hannibal Buress||French Zombie||Episode #1.8|
|2016–2019||Bajillion Dollar Propertie$||Amir Yaghoob||34 episodes|
|2016||Mary + Jane||Robbie||Episode: "Pilot"|
|2016||WTH: Welcome to Howler||Dean Hopper||3 episodes|
|2016||Comedy Bang! Bang!||Doctor||Episode: "Kaley Cuoco Wears a Black Blazer and Slip on Sneakers"|
|2017||Atypical||Smooth Guy||Episode: "Antarctica"|
|2018–2021||Cobra Kai||Anoush||Recurring role; 9 episodes|
|2019||Shameless||Realtor||Episode: "The Apple Doesn't Fall Far From the Alibi"|
|2021||The Crew||Amir Lajani||Main role|
- Dan Ahdoot (March 29, 2014). "Dan Ahdoot on Twitter: "@chrisdelia happy bday bro. It's mine as well!!"". Twitter.com. Retrieved September 14, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- "Having found success in U.S., Iranian Jews turn to show biz". JewishLight. Archived from the original on February 3, 2007. Retrieved January 15, 2007. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- Miller, David Ian. "Finding My Religion: Dan Ahdoot, Jewish Iranian American comic, on holidays and life in America", San Francisco Chronicle, December 11, 2006. Accessed November 12, 2008.
- Petski, Denise (December 17, 2019). "'The Crew': Kevin James' Netflix NASCAR Comedy Series Sets Cast". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved January 15, 2021.