Comedian

Video: Unlikely standup comedy reveals Egyptians' love for Quran Karim radio station

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 - 12:15 GMT

An old video of a stand up comedian making fun of the radio veterans at al-Quran al-Karim station that dates back to January resurfaced on social media, sparking outrage.

Fouad el Mohandes: The Professor

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 - 11:10 GMT

In the memory of the great Egyptian actor, Fouad el Mohandes.

Ismail Yassin: comedy icon forever alive

Fri, 24 May 2019 - 11:10 GMT

commemorating Ismail Yassin’s 45th death anniversary.

Maged el-Kedwany celebrates his birthday Dec. 10

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 - 03:21 GMT

Famed Egyptian actor Maged el-Kedwany celebrates his birthday Dec. 10. Kedwany is one of the most significant actors in the Egypt.

Hassan Hosny to inaugurate seminar in Open Theatre Wednesday

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 - 01:21 GMT

Cairo International Film Festival's 40th round is set to host numerous events and film screenings on Wednesday, Nov. 21.

'Bahgaga Band', new hope for the monologue’s renaissance

Tue, 26 Dec 2017 - 09:13 GMT

Bahgaga brings back the art of monologue through their own unique comedic and dramatic performances, talking about issues that face people with humor

Happy Birthday Danny DeVito!

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 11:57 GMT

Egypt Today celebrates the birthday of famed comedic actor Danny Devito by looking through his life and some of his best roles.

Goodbye Master of Comedy Sean Hughes

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 - 02:09 GMT

After spending one week in the hospital, Hughes succumbed on Monday morning to cirrhosis of the liver.

et Quote: Will Smith

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 - 08:50 GMT

“Never underestimate the pain of a person, because in all honesty, everyone is struggling. Some people are better at hiding it than others.”

et Quote: Nia Vardalos

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 - 09:01 GMT

Vardalos is a Canadian-American actress who was born on September 24, 1962; she was known for her film "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" in 2002.

et Quote: Mickey Rooney

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 - 09:09 GMT

Quote of the day by Mickey Rooney

et Quote: Jimmy Fallon

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 - 07:52 GMT

Fallon is a stand-up comedian, actor, and TV presenter of the “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.” He was born on September 19, 1974.

Bill Cosby's retrial for sexual assault set for April

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 - 02:30 GMT

Comedian Bill Cosby’s retrial on sexual assault charges will begin on April 2 in Norristown, Pennsylvania, a judge ruled on Friday.

et Inspires: Quote of the Day

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 - 09:08 GMT

Steve Martin is an American comedian, actor, and writer who first gained notice as a writer. He was born on September 14, 1945.

Remembering comedy actor Peter Sellers

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 - 01:26 GMT

September 8 is the birthday of late English comedic actor Peter Sellers, known for roles in Dr Strangelove and the Pink Panther films.

Today in History - Joan Rivers dies

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 - 03:06 GMT

September 4 marks the anniversary of the death of Joan Rivers, a comedian with a vicious sense of humor.

et Inspires: Quote of the day by Lucille Ball

Sun, 06 Aug 2017 - 08:09 GMT

Today is the birthday of the comedian Lucille Ball, and et is celebrating the occasion by reminding her fans of one of her inspiring quotes.

Cosby fate in limbo as jury readies third day of deliberations

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 - 07:18 GMT

The US jury presiding over the Bill Cosby trial will deliberate for a third day Wednesday after failing to reach a verdict

Cosby trial puts U.S. states' sex-crime prosecution laws in focus

Sun, 04 Jun 2017 - 11:08 GMT

The opening of Bill Cosby's sex assault trial on Monday highlights a quirk of the U.S. legal system

Bill Cosby: from TV hero to fallen US cultural icon

Sat, 03 Jun 2017 - 09:45 GMT

A celebrity's fall from grace is always ugly, but that of Bill Cosby -- a once beloved comedian who broke through racial barriers to broadcast a successful black family into white living rooms

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