Rachid Badouri

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

Biography[edit]

Badouri was born to immigrants of Moroccan Riffian 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! .

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). "Rachida Badouri breaks Quebec's colour barrier". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 12 May 2012. 

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