Ali Hassan

Ali Hassan

Ali Hassan is an actor, stand-up comedian and host of CBC Radio's Laugh Out Loud. CBC television viewers may remember him from his season as the lead comedy panellist on George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight. He can currently be seen in his recurring roles on Man Seeking Woman, Odd Squad and Cardinal. Hassan recently returned from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival where he did a month-longrun of his solo show Muslim, Interruptedwhich he will be touring around Canada in 2017.

Ali is the host of Canada Reads, which will take place March 27-30, 2017.

(Photo credit: Riaz Khan Photography)


At a live storytelling event, Ali tells the story of his parents' attempt at matchmaking: