Ramy Youssef on “Ramy” – a Show about Being a Human

by Katherine Tulich June 17, 2020

Standup comedian Ramy Youssef's autobiographical inspired Hulu series Ramy, garnered critical acclaim and a Golden Globe for Youssef for Best Actor - Television Series Musical or Comedy for its first season.  With the debut of its second season, Ramy continues his struggles for enlightenment in his New Jersey neighborhood, caught between his Muslim community and his youthful desires.

In this video report, Youssef spoke to HFPA member Ramzy Malouki on how he's different from his on-screen character and why he hopes this success of the show will spur Hollywood to greenlight more shows of diversity.