Brown - Dark
Harrow, London, UK
Claim to Fame
Anwar Kharral on Skins and Jamal Malik on Slumdog Millionaire.
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Patel began his acting career in 2007, playing the role of Anwar Kharral, a British Pakistani teenager, in the E4 TV teen drama series Skins. He resumed his role as Anwar for the second series of Skins, which aired in early 2008.
In 2008, Patel played the role of Jamal Malik, the central character in Danny Boyle`s independent film Slumdog Millionaire, for which he has won the British Independent Film Award for "Most Promising Newcomer", the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures Award (NBR Award) for "Best Breakthrough Performance", the Black Reel Awards for "Best Actor" and "Best Breakthrough Performance", and the Chicago Film Critics Association Award for "Most Promising Performer", in 2008. On 18 December 2008, it was announced that Patel was also nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the 2009 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards, and he has also been nominated for the 2009 London Critics Circle Film Award for "British Actor of the Year". On 8 January 2009, Patel was honored with the " Best Young Performer (Actor/Actress)" on Critic`s Choice Awards for his role on Slumdog Millionaire.
The upcoming actor stands a bit over 6`1 and is of indian origin
Full Name at Birth
Whitmore High School
Dev Patel (born 23 April 1990) is an English actor. Born and raised in London to Indian parents, Patel made his screen debut as Anwar Kharral in the first two series of the British television teen drama Skins (2007–2008), landing the role with no prior professional acting experience. His breakthrough came in 2008 with the leading role of Jamal Malik in Danny Boyle's drama Slumdog Millionaire, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture, and for which he was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor and the SAG Award for Best Supporting Actor.
Actor, Voice Artist
2006 – present, 2007 – present, 2007–present
Couple Profile Source
Longfield Middle School in Harrow
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)
Curtis Brown Group (London), Magnolia Entertainment (LA)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
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