ON STAGE …
In 2005, Rachid Badouri creates a shock wave on the Juste pour Rire Galas, which makes him win the “discovery” of the festival.
In 2007, his first one-person show “Arrête ton cinéma” is born. He racks up 420 performances, 325,000 tickets sold and 6 Olivier nominations. His 50 performances at Théâtre St-Denis gets him inducted into the prestigious Club des Jubilaires.
Between 2005 and 2017, Rachid multiplies his appearances at the Juste pour Rire festival and returns more than 5 times to host the prestigious gala shows.
In 2011, his first show “Arrête ton cinéma” is exported and goes on to seduce all of Paris, France, Belgium, Switzerland and Morocco.
His second one-person show in Quebec titled “Badouri rechargé”, premiered in Montreal in 2013. It attracted more than 250,000 spectators over 299 performances in the four corners of Quebec.
From 2016 to today, Rachid’s adventures continue in France and throughout the Francophone world. He is currently multiplying trips between Quebec and the rest of the world, to conquer the international market.
2018 … Rachid is currently writing his third one-person show for Quebec.
In 2015, the Just For Laughs Festival offers Rachid a spot on the prestigious “The Ethnic Show”. He does really well and also gets offered a TV spot on “JFL All Access”.
In 2016, the JFL festival decides to entrust him with the hosting duties of “The Ethnic Show”. Again, he is offered a TV set on “JFL All Access” and another for Kevin Hart’s Laugh Out Loud Network.
In 2017, Just For Laughs offers him his first spot on one of their prestigious Gala shows at the illustrious Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier inside Place des Arts.
ON TV & IN FILMS …
In 2006, he played his first role in the film “The Toubib”, before lending his voice to “Mambo” in “Au Royaume désenchanté” and Cody Mavrick in the 2007 blockbuster “Surf’s Up”. At the same time, he became the spokesperson for a long TV campaign for loterie Québec 49.
In 2009, Rachid lends his voice, alongside Charles Aznavour, to Dug the dog in the animated film “Up” by Disney Pixar and shot some scenes in the Quebec film “Y’en aura pas de facile”.
In 2010, Rachid takes on the main role in a feature film alongside Guy A. Lepage entitled “L’Appât”, a comedy directed by Yves Simoneau.
From 2010 to 2011, Rachid Badouri hosts the TV show “Peut Contenir des Rachid”. Each week, Rachid creates a zany character in order to trap a member of the entourage of a known personality, with the help of the latter. On the TVA network, the weekly half-hour show is a huge success; more than 1.7 million viewers for its first broadcast.
In 2016, Rachid once again lends his voice to the character of Chuck, the drooling bird in the movie “Angry Birds”
In 2016 he also obtains another role in a movie, in the France version of the original feature film “De père en flic”.
In 2018, Rachid once again recurs and lends his voice to the character of Tensing Gombu, mountain guide, in the Quebec animated film “Nelly et Simon; Mission Yéti”.