CAA Re-Signs Comedian-Actor Maz Jobrani

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EXCLUSIVE: CAA has re-signed Maz Jobrani, the Iranian-American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, producer and podcaster. It marks his second stint with the agency; most recently, he had been with UTA.

Jobrani’s first original Netflix stand-up special, Immigrant, was filmed at the Kennedy Center. He has starred in three other solo specials on Showtime: Brown and FriendlyI Come in Peace, and I’m Not a Terrorist, But I’ve Played One on TV.

A founding member of the Axis of Evil Comedy Tour, which aired on Comedy Central, Jobrani also starred in the indie comedy Jimmy Vestvood, Amerikan Hero, a film he co-wrote and co-produced.

His film credits include Disney’s Descendants, Sydney Pollack’s The Interpreter, and Friday After Next. On TV, Jobrani has been seen on Grey’s AnatomyCurb Your Enthusiasm, and Shameless. He also is a regular panelist on NPR’s radio program Wait Wait Don’t…Tell Me! and wrote the 2016 book I’m Not a Terrorist But I’ve Played One on TV, published by Simon & Schuster.

Current projects include executive producing Everything Must Change, a documentary about his sister’s battle with breast cancer, which is currently available on iTunes.

Jobrani remains managed by Ray Moheet at Mainstay Entertainment.

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