Travels from: New South Wales
One of Australia’s most respected, successful and popular comedians,
Full Presenter Profile & Bio
As one of Australia’s most respected, successful and popular comedians, Akmal Saleh will delight and entertain any audience he is put in front of.
With an incredibly fascinating past, Akmal immigrated to Australia from Egypt with his family nearly 30 years ago. Utilising his Arab heritage, Akmal steers his comedy to the issues of religion and honesty, whilst applying his signature comedic twist. With a gift like no other, he captures any audience’s attention immediately.
Akmal’s popularity has increased due to his regular appearances on programs including ‘Rove’, ‘The Glasshouse’ and ‘Thank God Thank God You’re Here’. He has also written and starred in the film ‘You Can’t Stop the Murders’, where he received critical acclaim, as well as the cult hit tv show ‘The 40 Foot Show’.
As a result of his television success, Akmal hosted the popular ‘The Wrong Way Home’ drive radio show on the Nova Network.
Akmal has appeared in various festivals across the globe including the Adelaide Fringe Festival, Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Vancouver Comedy Festival, Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, New Zealand Comedy Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
He has been nominated for numerous awards including Two Australian Comedy Awards, two Helpmann Awards (for excellence in live performance) and an ARIA award (Australian Recording Industry Award) for his DVD 'Live and Uncensored'.
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