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Naveen Andrews

Born Naveen William Sidney Andrews in London on January 17, 1969. His parents were both Indian immigrants from Kerala, India. In high school, he auditioned for drama school and was accepted at London's Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Two of his classmates were Ewan McGregor and David Thewlis . His studies paid off when he won a role in Hanif ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Far Cry 4 (Video Game)
Sabal (voice)
 2013 Reckless (TV Movie)
Roland Shaw
 2012 Sinbad (TV Series)
Lord Akbari / Akbari
- The Siren (2012) ... Lord Akbari
- Hunted (2012) ... Akbari
- Homecoming (2012) ... Lord Akbari
 2004-2010 Lost (TV Series)
Sayid Jarrah
- The End (2010) ... Sayid Jarrah
- Across the Sea (2010) ... Sayid Jarrah (credit only)
 2010 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Detective Ash Ramsey
- Shadow (2010) ... Detective Ash Ramsey
 2008/I Animals
 2006 Provoked: A True Story
Deepak Ahluwalia
 2006 The Ten Commandments (TV Movie)
 2003 Easy
John Kalicharan
 2003 Future Tense (TV Movie)
Miles Gupta
 2001 The Beast (TV Series)
Tamir Naipaul
- The Price (2001) ... Tamir Naipaul
 2000 The Chippendales Murder (TV Movie)
Steve Banerjee
 2000 A Question of Faith
 1999 Drowning on Dry Land
 1998 Mighty Joe Young
 1998 My Own Country (TV Movie)
Dr. Abraham Verghese
 1997 True Love and Chaos
 1996 The Peacock Spring (TV Movie)
Ravi Battacharya
 1993 The Buddha of Suburbia (TV Mini-Series)
Karim Amir
- Episode #1.4 (1993) ... Karim Amir
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Karim Amir
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Karim Amir
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Karim Amir
 1992 Double Vision (TV Movie)
 1992 Wild West
 1991 London Kills Me
  J.A.E. (TV Series) (announced)
Atticus Benedict
- Pilot ... Atticus Benedict (rumored)
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Music video: Appeared in David Bowie video, "Budda of Suburbia".

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1 Interview | 4 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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On first reading the script for 'Lost': "When I first got the premise, it was limited at best and dreadful at worst. People crashing on an island - how many possible permutations can you get out of that?" (Esquire, July 2007) See more »


At the age of 16 he caused a stir by moving in with his teacher, Geraldine Feakins. See more »


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