Nasim Pedrad Biography
Nasim Pedrad is an American actress and comedian who is best known for her appearance on Saturday Night Live. She was born on November 18th, 1981 in Tehran, Iran to a Muslim family.
She is the daughter of Arasteh Amani and Parviz Pedrad. The family migrated to the USA in 1984 when she was 3 years old. Her younger sister, Nina Pedrad, is a comedy writer. She grew up in Irvine, California and attended University High School.
In 2003, she graduated from UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television. She was also a member of the UCLA Spring Sing Company.
Nasim Pedrad Age
She was born on November 18th, 1981 in Tehran, Iran to a Muslim family. She is 37 years old as of 2018.Nasim Pedrad
Nasim Pedrad Sister
Her younger sister, Nina Pedrad, is a comedy writer.
Nasim Pedrad Acting Career
Pedrad was an entertainer with the Sunday Company at The Groundlings. She every now and again played out her one-lady demonstrate to Me, Myself and Iran at the Los Angeles divisions of ImprovOlympic and the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater.
The show was chosen for the 2007 HBO Comedy Festival in Las Vegas. She got an LA Weekly Best Comedic Performance of the Year Award as the lead in the comedic parody After School Special.
Pedrad showed up on a scene of Gilmore Girls. In 2007, she showed up on The Winner. She had a repetitive job in ER as Nurse Suri. In 2009, she had a visitor appearance on It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.
In 2011, she was a repetitive voice on the Fox vivified arrangement Allen Gregory. She showed up with a little job in the 2011 film No Strings Attached. In 2012, she had a supporting voice job in the energized highlight film The Lorax and a little appearance in The Dictator.
In 2013, Pedrad had another supporting voice job in Despicable Me 2. In the harvest time of 2014, she left Saturday Night Live to star in another Fox sitcom, Mulaney.
On October 18, 2014, Fox shut down the creation of the arrangement by diminishing the 16-scene request by three scenes. Shooting for the thirteenth scene had quite recently been finished preceding the request to decrease, and the fourteenth scene was going to enter generation.
Starting in 2015, Pedrad has a repetitive visitor job as LAPD official Aly Nelson on the Fox sitcom New Girl. She depicted Gigi Caldwell in season one of Fox awfulness parody Scream Queens.
In 2016, she showed up in business for Old Navy close by humorist Kumail Nanjiani and other SNL cast individuals Cecily Strong and Jay Pharoah. In 2017, she joined the cast of season two of the TBS satire arrangement People of Earth. Later that equivalent year, she additionally showed up on Curb Your Enthusiasm and Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
Nasim Pedrad Movies And TV Shows
- The 73 Virgins
- A Thousand Words
- No Strings Attached
- The Dictator
- The Lorax
- Despicable Me 2
- Corporate Animals
- Gilmore Girls
- The Winner
- It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
- Saturday Night Live
- Allen Gregory
- The Awesomes
- New Girl
- Scream Queens
- The Mindy Project
- People of Earth
- Big Mouth
- Curb Your Enthusiasm
- Brooklyn Nine-Nine
- No Activity
Nasim Pedrad SNL | Nasim Pedrad Saturday Night Live
She joined the cast for SNL in 2009 in the 35th season of the show. She left SNL in 2014 to work on Mulaney. Live from New York for more than four decades, celebrity hosts join an award-winning ensemble cast to perform comedic sketches, satirical news and digital shorts, alongside popular musical acts.
Capturing the pop-culture zeitgeist, the show’s sketches and segments often go viral the next day. Over the years, cast members have included Jimmy Fallon, Will Ferrell, Tina Fey, Kate McKinnon, Seth Meyers, Eddie Murphy, Bill Murray, Mike Myers, Amy Poehler, Chris Rock, Maya Rudolph, Andy Samberg, Kristen Wiig, and many more, as well as recurring guests such as Alec Baldwin, Melissa McCarthy and Steve Martin.
From executive producer Lorne Michaels, “SNL” is widely considered an American late-night institution and continues to earn critical praise.
First episode date: 11 October 1975
Program creator: Lorne Michaels
Nasim Pedrad SNL Characters
- Kim Kardashian
- Arianna Huffington
- Aziz Ansari
- Kathy Griffin
- Mary-Kate Olsen
- Barbara Walters
- Barbara Boxer
- Sonia Sotomayor
- Christiane Amanpour
- Christina Aguilera
- Alicia Keys
- Vanessa Hudgens
- Sharon Osbourne
- Edie Falco
- Gloria Allred
- M.I.A. (rapper)
- Nicki Minaj
- Kelly Ripa
- Paula Abdul
- Hoda Kotb
- Marilyn Monroe
- Lea Michele
- Rosie McClelland
- Kristin Chenoweth
- Bruno Mars
- Bobby Jindal
- Jenna von Oÿ
- Ma Anand Sheela
Nasim Pedrad New Girl
She portrayed Aly Nelson for 28 episodes of this TV show. After going through a rough breakup, awkward and upbeat Jess (Zooey Deschanel) moves in with three single guys. Intelligent and witty Nick is an underachiever who took the bartender off-ramp on his road to success.
Schmidt obsesses over his social standing and looks at Jess as a personal project. Winston is a competitive former athlete who, after realizing he will never become a pro, moves into the loft. Together with Jess’ best friend, Cece, they bond to form an unlikely, and dysfunctional, family.
Theme song: Hey Girl
No. of episodes: 146 (list of episodes)
Network: Fox Broadcasting Company
Writers: Elizabeth Meriwether, Berkley Johnson, Dave Finkel
Nasim Pedrad Aladdin
She plays the character role of Dalia in this movie. Aladdin is an upcoming American musical romantic fantasy adventure film directed by Guy Ritchie, from the screenplay co-written with John August, and produced by Walt Disney Pictures.
Initial release: 24 May 2019 (USA)
Director: Guy Ritchie
Story by: One Thousand and One Nights
Music composed by Alan Menken
Producers: Dan Lin, Jonathan Eirich
Nasim Pedrad Scream Queens
She is Gigi Caldwell on this TV Show for 10 episodes. The girls of Kappa Tau have left the hallowed halls of Wallace University behind in favor of another institution, this one with a medical bent.
Having moved past the events at their sorority house, the remaining Channels and Zayday have begun training to be physicians in a hospital recently acquired by Cathy Munsch, their former dean, where they are joined by Chad Radwell, and a couple of handsome new faces — secretive head surgeon Dr. Brock Holt and Dr. Cassidy Cascade, who suffers from a strange medical condition.
As strange things start happening around the hospital, the former Wallace students reunite with intrepid investigator Denise Hemphill.
No. of episodes: 23 (list of episodes)
Network: Fox Broadcasting Company
Composer(s): Mac Quayle
Production locations: New Orleans, Louisiana (season 1), Los Angeles, California (season 2)
Nasim Pedrad Mulaney
She starred for 13 episodes of this TV show playing the character role of Jane Parvana. John Mulaney, a stand-up comic searching for his big break, experiences drastic life changes when narcissistic comedy legend and game-show host Lou Cannon hires him as a writer.
While the job is everything John was searching for, Lou proves to be a nightmare to work for. John must handle the stress of his new job and the guilt he feels over not being able to be there for his best friends and roommates, a tightly wound personal trainer named Jane, and Motif, a powerhouse comic.
Rounding out the people in John’s life are Andre, a trust-fund baby who seems to show up at the worst possible moments, and his neighbor Oscar, who often serves as an oracle of sound advice.
First episode date: 5 October 2014
Final episode date: 15 February 2015
Original network: Fox
No. of episodes: 13 (list of episodes)
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