Omid Djalili
Biographical Information
Born September 30th, 1965
Chelsea, England
Productions Anita & Me as Uncle Amman
Angela and Friends
Oliver! as Fagin
Fiddler on the Roof as Tevye
Vocal Type Baritone

Omid Djalili is an English actor and comedian.


Born in Chelsea, London, Djalili became known as a stand-up comedian, first gaining recognition after his appearance at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 1995. He made a number of tours and also appeared as himself on such shows as Have I Got News for You and for Prince Charles' 60th birthday celebrations We Are Not Amused.

Djalili also performed frequently as an actor, often as a character performer in films such as The Mummy, Gladiator and Casanova. He also appeared in television series including The Omid Djalili Show and Thunderbirds Are Go and provided voices for Over the Hedge and the video game Grand Theft Auto: The Ballad of Gay Tony.


Djalili sang the pop hit "Hi Ho Silver Lining" in Anita & Me and "I Sing the Body Electric" whilst a guest on Angela and Friends. More prominently he played the role of Fagin in Oliver! and Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof.


Anita & Me (2002)Edit

  • Hi Ho Silver Lining


Angela and Friends (2009)Edit

  • I Sing the Body Electric (solo)


Oliver! (2009)Edit

  • Pick a Pocket or Two (contains solo lines)
  • Rum Tum Tum (solo)
  • I'd Do Anything (contains solo lines)
  • Be Back Soon (contains solo lines)
  • It's a Fine Life (reprise)(contains solo lines)
  • Reviewing the Situation (solo)
  • Reviewing the Situation (reprise)(solo)

Fiddler on the Roof (2017)Edit

  • Tradition
  • Sabbath Prayer
  • If I Were a Rich Man (solo)
  • To Life (contains solo lines)
  • Tevye's Monologue (solo)
  • Tevye's Dream (contains solo lines)
  • Sunrise, Sunset (contains solo lines)
  • Tevye's Rebuttal (solo)
  • Chavaleh (solo)
  • Anatevka

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