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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 2 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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Lost Sayid Jarrah
Planet Terror
The Brave One
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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 Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... Menerith
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... Menerith
 2003 Easy
John Kalicharan
 2003 Future Tense (TV Movie)
Miles Gupta
 2001 The Beast (TV Series)
Tamir Naipaul
- Travinia: Part 2 (2001) ... Tamir Naipaul
- Travinia: Part 1 (2001) ... Tamir Naipaul
- Functional Family (2001) ... Tamir Naipaul
- The Delivery (2001) ... Tamir Naipaul
- The Damage Done (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
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Other Works:

Music video: Appeared in David Bowie video, "Budda of Suburbia".

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5' 9" (1.75 m)

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It is not easy to get parts in mainstream films for most people of color. Hollywood and British writers are not writing parts for us, or the directors are not interested in casting us in parts that are color-blind. See more »


Met ex-girlfriend Barbara Hershey on the set of Drowning on Dry Land (1999). They were together until late 2009, although they split for a brief time in 2005 during which he fathered his child Naveen Joshua with Elena Eustache. See more »


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