An Iranian American actress as well as a comedian Nasim Pedrad is widely known for her five seasons as the cast member of the Saturday Night Live (SNL) from the year 2009 till 2014. During her early career, Nasim was a performer with Sunday Company at the Groundlings. She used to frequently perform her one woman show known as Me, Myself & Iran at Los Angeles divisions of the ImprovOlympic and Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. Her show was selected for 2007 HBO Comedy Festival held in the Las Vegas.
She also received an LA Weekly Best Comedic Performance of The Year Award as lead in comedic spoof called After School Special. At the beginning of her first TV appearance, she appeared on an episode of the Gilmore Girls. She also made a cameo appearance in 2007 on the Winner. In addition to that, she also had a recurring role on the ER as Nurse Suri and she also made her guest appearance in 2009 on It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.
It was in the year 2009 when Nasim joined the cast members of the SNL as the part of its 35th season. She is one of the handful of the cast members who is born outside the North American and being of an Iranian ancestry. She is also the first female West Asian cast member of the show. In 2011-12 season, she became the repertory player after a couple years of being featured player.
She then left the SNL in the year 2014 for working on Mulney. Her other TV credit includes New Girl, Scream Queens. Trip Tank, and The Awesomeness. In addition to that, she was also a recurring voice on Fox animated series called Allen Gregory in 2011. She has also made her appearance in several of the movies which also includes The 73 Virgins, A Thousand Words, No Strings Attached, The Dictator, The Lorax, Despicable Me 2, and Cooties.
Beautiful and pretty Nasim is the native of Tehran, Iran. She came into this world on 18th November of the year 1981 which has now made her at the age of 33. She has been active in this field since 2005. She is the daughter of Parviz Pedrad and Arasteh Amani. Until the year 1984, Nasim and her family used to reside in Tehran. After that, they got immigrated to United States. Her family member also includes her one younger sister named as Nina Pedrad and she is a comedy writer. Both of the Pedrad sisters are fluent in Persian and they were raised up in Irvine, California.
Nasim went to get her education from the University High School which is the same high school where the Former SNL cast member Will Ferrell studied. After that, she got enrolled at the UCLA School of Theatre and got graduated from there in the year 2003. In addition to that, Nasim was also the member of UCLA Spring Sing Company. Moving to her personal life bio, Nasim is currently a single woman. She is not dating anyone nor has any boyfriend. Besides that, for more details about her, she can also be connected via her Twitter and Instagram account.