Aziz Ansari Information
Comedian, actor, and writer Aziz Ansari is best known for playing Tom Haverford on NBCâ€™s Parks and Recreation. He started his stand-up career while attending NYU. He created and starred in MTVâ€™s Human Giant, which aired in 2007 and continued for two seasons. He has been in a number of television shows and films and continues to tour for his stand-up routine.
TV shows he has guest starred on include, Flight of the Conchords, Reno 911!, and Scrubs. He has also been in movies such as, The Rocker, Funny People, I Love You, Man, Get Him to the Greek, and 30 Minutes or Less. He hosted the 2010 MTV Movie Awards alongside Kristen Bell.
In 2009, he began getting a lot of critical success. Entertainment Weekly named him one of their â€œBreakout TV Stars,â€ TV Guide called him a â€œScene Stealer,â€ and Yahoo! deemed him â€œTV MVP.â€
His, Intimate Moments For A Sensual Evening, aired on Comedy Central and was released as a DVD/CD set in 2011. The special was based off of Ansariâ€™s 2008-2009 comedy tour, The Glow in the Dark Tour, that was very successful. He went on another tour in 2011, the Dangerously Delicious Tour, and had a performance at New Yorkâ€™s famed Carnegie Hall.
His stand-up features topics on everyday life, race issues, self-deprecation, and pop culture. He will be at Bostonâ€™s Wilbur Theatre for four performances over two nights on May 17-18, as well as at Foxwoods at the MGM Grand Theatre on May 19.