Michael Niavarani

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Michael Niavarani
Michael Niavarani - Buchmesse Wien 2018.JPG
Michael Niavarani (2018)
Born (1968-04-29) April 29, 1968 (age 51)
Vienna, Austria

Michael Niavarani (born April 29, 1968 in Vienna, Austria) is an Austrian-Persian stand-up comedian in the tradition of Austrian cabaret, an author and a TV and movie actor.[1][2] Niavarani, whose comedic work often draws on his inter-cultural upbringing, is a central figure of the Austrian cabaret scene. Since 1992, he has been director of the Kabarett Simpl, a famous Viennese cabaret that opened its doors in 1912.[3] In 2010, Niavarani won the Austrian Kabarett Award.[4] He is also a three times winner of the Romy award. [5][6]


  • Julia Sobieszek, Michael Niavarani (2007), Zum Lachen in den Keller, Vienna: Amalthea Signum, ISBN 3-85002-610-8
  • Michael Niavarani (2009), Vater Morgana: Eine persische Familiengeschichte, Vienna: Amalthea Signum, ISBN 3-85002-689-2


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