Ramy Youssef is the Golden Globe-winning creator, producer and star of Hulu’s comedy series Ramy. Inspired by his own experiences, Ramy centers on a first-generation Egyptian American Muslim in New Jersey on a spiritual journey in a politically divided New Jersey neighborhood. Youssef ‘s acclaimed 2019 HBO comedy special Ramy Youssef: Feelings was filmed in front of a live audience at the Chicago Cultural Center.
Youssef won the 2020 Golden Globe Award® on behalf of Ramy in the category of “Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy.’” He was also nominated for two 2020 Emmy Awards® in the categories of “Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series” and “Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series” on behalf of the second season of Ramy. Youssef was also nominated for a Critics’ Choice Award and a Writers Guild Award for Ramy Youssef: Feelings.
Youssef is working on creating and developing subsequent projects, including a show that will star “Ramy” series regular Stephen Way in a story illustrating the perspective and experience of a disabled person and their family. Youssef will executive produce both this series and an untitled show currently in production with Netflix.