Gad Elmaleh biography

Gad Elmaleh

Stand-up comedian

1971 –

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Who is Gad Elmaleh?

Gad Elmaleh is a French stand-up comedian and actor who achieved notoriety in France and French Canada. He is a naturalized French and Canadian citizen most famous in the French world and most recently in the US. He has starred in several feature films, including Coco, Priceless, La Doublure and Midnight in Paris. He has been voted the funniest person in France and was named knight of the Order of Arts and Letters by the Minister of Culture; he was also named knight of the National Order of Quebec. He is often referred to as the "Seinfeld of France." In 2015 and 2018, Elmaleh did national comedy tours across the United States. In 2019 he released the Netflix series Huge in France.


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Apr 19, 1971

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