Gad Elmaleh (Arabic: جاد المالح Gād el-Māleḥ; born 19 April 1971) is a French-Canadian stand-up comedian and actor who achieved notoriety in France, Canada and United States. He is most famous in the French-speaking world and more recently in the United States.He has starred in several feature films, including Coco, Priceless, La Doublure and Midnight in Paris. Voted the funniest person in France, he was named knight of the Order of Arts and Letters by the Minister of Culture; he was also named knight of the National Order of Quebec. Elmaleh is often referred to as the "Seinfeld of France." In 2015 and 2018, Elmaleh did national comedy tours across the United States. In 2019, he released the Netflix series Huge in France.