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Ramy Youssef is the co-creator and star of the semi-autobiographical Hulu series Ramy. "From the onset ... we really wanted to challenge our main character," he says. Hasan Amin/Hulu hide caption

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Comic Ramy Youssef On Being An 'Allah Carte' Muslim: 'You Sit In Contradictions'

In the semi-autobiographical show, Ramy, Youssef plays a practicing Muslim who's torn between his faith and his desire to fit in. "Everyone has a code," he says of the compromises his character makes.

Ramy Youssef is the co-creator and star of the semi-autobiographical Hulu series Ramy. "From the onset ... we really wanted to challenge our main character," he says. Hasan Amin/Hulu hide caption

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Comic Ramy Youssef On Being An 'Allah Carte' Muslim: 'You Sit In Contradictions'

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'Ask Again, Yes' Is A Profound Yet Unpretentious Family Drama

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