Aziz Ansari

by ethnic on May 15, 2009

s_bukley /

Place of Birth: Columbia, South Carolina, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 23, 1983

Ethnicity: Indian (Tamil)

Aziz Ansari is an American actor and comedian. He is known for starring in the series Parks and Recreation.

Aziz was born in Columbia, South Carolina, the son of Fatima and Shoukath Ansari. His parents are Muslim immigrants from Tamil Nadu, India.

He stated in an interview in Vanity Fair that he can speak “enough Tamil to get by”. He has also mentioned that he went through some prejudice growing up in South Carolina.

HBO's 64th Primetime Emmy Post Award Reception - Arrivals

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me December 11, 2011 at 9:09 pm

sometimes he looks black(afram)

andrew August 10, 2016 at 7:42 pm

he looks clearly South Asian.

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