· He is touted as the Ben Stiller of France and the Jerry Seinfeld of French Comedy
· He was born in Casablanca, Morocco and speaks Moroccan Arabic, French, English, and Hebrew.
· In 2006, he was awarded the Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres by France’s Minister of Culture and was voted “The Funniest Person in France.”
· In December of 2007, Gad made history when he sold out the prestigious L’Olympia (Paris’ Carnegie Hall) in Paris for seven consecutive weeks, a task never before achieved.
· Gad has hosted the Cérémonie des Cesar (the French Oscars) on 3 occasions, in 2004, 2005 and 2010.
· In 2008, Gad directed his first film, COCO, which he wrote and starred in. It opened #1 at the box office to audiences in France, Belgium and Switzerland.
· Gad also starred in the Academy Award winning Woody Allen film Midnight in Paris, as well as the Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson film The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn.
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