Guz Khan

Last updated on the 28 March 2024 by Evandrus

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Mini Biography

Born: 24 January 1986, Coventry, England.

Guz Khan is a British comedian and actor, known for his TV show Man Like Mobeen and his stand-up comedy on Live at the Apollo. He was born in Coventry, to a Pakistani Punjabi Muslim family. His father died when he was three years old, and he grew up on a housing estate in Hillfields, Coventry. He has two older sisters and a close relationship with his mother.

Guz Khan attended Stoke Park School and graduated from Coventry University. He worked as a Humanities teacher at Grace Academy for several years, until he quit his job in 2015 to pursue comedy full-time. He started uploading humorous videos on Facebook and YouTube in 2014, under the stage name Guzzy Bear. One of his viral videos was Pakisaurus, a parody of Jurassic World, which gained international attention and media coverage.

Guz Khan made his TV debut in 2015, with a short film called Roadman Ramadan, as part of the BBC series British Muslim Comedy. He also appeared in shows like Doctors, Dropperz, Loaded, Borderline, and Zapped. In 2017, he starred in the romantic comedy film Finding Fatimah, and created his own sitcom Man Like Mobeen, based on his character Mobeen, a Muslim living in Small Heath, Birmingham. The show has been critically acclaimed and renewed for four seasons.

Guz Khan has also performed on the popular BBC2 show Live at the Apollo, hosted by Henning Wehn, in 2017. He has collaborated with other comedians and actors, such as Idris Elba, Mindy Kaling, and Sindhu Vee. In 2019, he played Del in the Netflix comedy series Turn Up Charlie, and in 2020, he appeared in the miniseries Four Weddings and a Funeral, based on the film of the same name. In 2021, he played Rolph in the action film Army of Thieves, a prequel to Army of the Dead.

 

Suggested viewing

 

Man Like Mobeen (2017)

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Bftv 8.5 / IMDb 8.0

Mobeen, a reformed British-Pakistani Muslim, juggles raising his teenage sister and navigating life after leaving his drug-dealing past. Laughter and chaos ensue as he tackles hilarious predicaments with his loyal mates, confronts cultural clashes and strives for faith while ghosts of his old life resurface.

Top cast: Guz Khan, Tolu Ogunmefun, Dúaa Karim, Tez Ilyas, Perry Fitzpatrick, Mark Silcox, Art Malik, Arun Kapur, Salman Akhtar, Manoj Anand, Monty Sehmi.

 

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