Aristotle Athari

Aristotle is a Middle Eastern-American comedian, actor, writer, and director. He was named one of Just For Laugh’s New Faces in 2021 and was on Saturday Night Live’s 47th season. Shortly after getting his start in stand-up comedy, he began writing, performing, and directing sketches with Hasan Minhaj, Asif Ali, and Fahim Anwar to form the comedy group, Goatface. Their special, which Aristotle directed, co- wrote, and acted in, premiered on Comedy Central in 2018. Aristotle has since directed stand-up specials that have aired on Comedy Central, Showtime, and NBC. He also directed all of Will Smith’s Snapchat series, Will From Home. In 2019, Aristotle was cast as “Gabe” in the final season of HBO’s Silicon Valley, and in Comedy Central’s The Coop.


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