Tahir Bilgiç

Tahir Bilgiç (born December 12 1970) is an Australian comedian of Turkish descent. Tahir labels himself as Australia's only Turkish stand-up comedian.http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/01/10/1041990055960.html Young Turk] . Tahir features as the Lebanese character Habib in the Pizza (TV series) and movie. Habib enacts the ethnic stereotype of drug-dealing, obnoxious, womanising migrant. The stereotypes of the Fat Pizza characters are ballooned to ridicule the stereotype itself.

Bilgiç has appeared in Rove Live, The NRL Footy Show, Laughing Stock, Recovery, FOXTEL, Comedy Channel, the SBS documentary series - Aussie Jokers and the Australian improvisational comedy series, Thank God You're Here. [http://www.tahir.com.au/blog/about/ Tahir Online - Biography]

Career

* Sydney Comedy Store 1995
* Voted Sydney Comedian of the Year 1996http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/01/10/1041990055960.html Young Turk]
* Pizza TV series 2000-2007
* 2003
* Lord of the Kebabs: The Fellowship of the Hommous 2003
* Show us you Roots 2004
* Hollywood Kebabs 2004

References

ee also

*Turks in Australia

External links

* [http://www.tahir.com.au/ "Tahir Online" Tahir Bilgiç Official Website]


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