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|birthplace = Burlington, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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|image = [[File:HasanNumair.jpg|230px]]
|birthdate = 1 January 1972
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|born = {{d|January|1|1972}}<br>Burlington, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
 
|role = [[Hasan Numair]]}}
 
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'''Shaun Majumder''' (born on [[January 29]], [[1972]] in [[Burlington, Newfoundland and Labrador|Burlington]], [[Newfoundland and Labrador]]) is a [[Canada|Canadian]] [[comedian]] and [[actor]]. His mother is a white Newfoundlander, his father is [[India]]n.
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'''Shaun Majumder''' {{born|January|1|1972}} portrayed [[Hasan Numair]] during [[Season 6]] of ''[[24]]''. Majumder is a Canadian actor and comedian.
   
He started his entertainment career as an announcer for the [[YTV (Canadian television)|YTV]] game show ''CLIPS'', and soon was hosting the network's popular morning kids show on called ''Brain Wash'', where he was known simply as Ed. He eventually joined ''[[This Hour Has 22 Minutes]]'' in [[2003]], and also hosted 15 episodes of the ''[[Just For Laughs]]'' specials on television and participated in the Comedy festivals in [[Montreal]]. He was also a star of ''[[Cedric the Entertainer Presents]]'', aired in the [[United States]] on the [[Fox Broadcasting Company|Fox]] network, and appeared in an NFB documentary on aspring Canadian comics, ''The Next Big Thing''. [http://www.nfb.ca/trouverunfilm/fichefilm.php?id=51153&v=h&lg=en&exp=${the}%20AND%20${next}%20AND%20${big}%20AND%20${thing}]
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== Biography and career ==
   
Majumder has also starred in the [[Canadian Broadcasting Corporation|CBC]] comedy [[Television pilot|pilots]] ''[[Hatching, Matching and Dispatching]]'' and ''[[Plain Brown Rapper]]'', as well as playing Kumar's brother in the [[2004]] comedy ''[[Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle]]''.
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Shaun Majumder was born in Burlington, Newfoundland and Labrador, to an European-Canadian mother from Newfoundland and a Bengali Hindu Indian father, originally from West Bengal.
[[Image:TV_22_minutes_oilers.jpg|thumb|right|330px|Raj Binder at the [[Heritage Classic]] outdoor ice-hockey game taking a group photo]]
 
Majumder often plays an [[alter ego]] called Raj Binder. Binder is an [[India]]n reporter with an [[Accent (linguistics)|accent]], who profusely [[sweating|sweats]]. He started as part of a feature for ''Just For Laughs'' called "Backstage With Binder" where he interviews the comedians after their performance, and has continued on into ''22 Minutes''.
 
   
Majumder caused some minor controversy when "Raj" posed in the MegaStars group picture during the Heritage Classic [[NHL]] outdoor ice-hockey game. This was seen as offensive because the photo was meant to be a memorable picture used to celebrate a historic occasion, the first outdoor hockey game in the history of the NHL. Many people believed{{citation needed}} that the character ruined the photo just for the sake of a TV show.
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Majumder has worked as a host, comedian, and actor since the late 90's. Some of the shows in which he has appeared are ''Once a Thief'' (with [[Sandrine Holt]]), ''Unhitched'' (with [[Ray Laska]]), ''Less than Kind'', ''Detroit 1-8-7'', and ''The Firm'' (with [[Callum Keith Rennie]]).
   
== Selected filmography ==
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Aside of his TV work, Majumder has appeared in films like ''Pushing Tin'', ''The Ladies Man'', ''Purpose'', ''Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle'' (with [[Kal Penn]]), and ''Bob Funk''.
   
== Television Appearances ==
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== ''24'' credits ==
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* {{ep|6x03}}
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* {{ep|6x04}}
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== Selected filmography ==
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* ''Bob Funk'' (2009)
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* ''I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry'' (2007)
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* ''Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle'' (2004)
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* ''Purpose'' (2002)
   
== Trivia ==
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'''Television appearances'''
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* ''Addison'' (2018)
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* ''This Hour Has 22 Minutes'' (2003-2017)
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* ''Republic of Doyle'' (2010, 2014)
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* ''Satisfaction'' (2013)
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* ''The Firm'' (2012)
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* ''Detroit 1-8-7'' (2010-2011)
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* ''Less Than Kind'' (2008-2010)
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* ''Robson Arms'' (2008)
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* ''Unhitched'' (2008)
   
 
== External links ==
 
== External links ==
http://imdb.com/name/nm0538308/
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* [http://shaunmajumder.com/ Official website]
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Latest revision as of 12:50, January 2, 2020

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Shaun Majumder (born January 1, 1972; age 48) portrayed Hasan Numair during Season 6 of 24. Majumder is a Canadian actor and comedian.

Biography and career Edit

Shaun Majumder was born in Burlington, Newfoundland and Labrador, to an European-Canadian mother from Newfoundland and a Bengali Hindu Indian father, originally from West Bengal.

Majumder has worked as a host, comedian, and actor since the late 90's. Some of the shows in which he has appeared are Once a Thief (with Sandrine Holt), Unhitched (with Ray Laska), Less than Kind, Detroit 1-8-7, and The Firm (with Callum Keith Rennie).

Aside of his TV work, Majumder has appeared in films like Pushing Tin, The Ladies Man, Purpose, Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (with Kal Penn), and Bob Funk.

24 credits Edit

Selected filmography Edit

  • Bob Funk (2009)
  • I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (2007)
  • Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004)
  • Purpose (2002)

Television appearances

  • Addison (2018)
  • This Hour Has 22 Minutes (2003-2017)
  • Republic of Doyle (2010, 2014)
  • Satisfaction (2013)
  • The Firm (2012)
  • Detroit 1-8-7 (2010-2011)
  • Less Than Kind (2008-2010)
  • Robson Arms (2008)
  • Unhitched (2008)

External links Edit

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