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Shelley Malil

Shelley Malil is proud to be from the Indian state of Kerala and a Malayalee, a people known for their comedic take on life. He had dreams of becoming a comedic actor like his idol Bob Hope, whom he first saw on a neighbor's TV set--the only one in the fishing village on the southern tip of India where he was raised. He caught national attention as... See full bio »
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 2009 Model Behavior (TV Movie)
Jasper St. Claire
 2009 Crossing Over
Munshi Jahangir
 2008 This Is Not a Test
Brock Datta
 2007 Aliens in America (TV Series)
Mr. Patel
- Help Wanted (2007) ... Mr. Patel
 2007 Ping Pong Playa
DB Reddy
 2007 Nick Cannon Presents: Short Circuitz (TV Series)
Indian Man
- Episode #1.4 (2007) ... Indian Man
 2007/I Stand Up
 2007 Reba (TV Series)
- The Housewarming (2007) ... Tim
- The Kids Are Alright (2007) ... Tim
 2007 Unmada (Short)
 2006 Mr. Fix It
 2006 El Cortez
Prison Doctor
 2004 JAG (TV Series)
Taxi Driver
- There Goes the Neighborhood (2004) ... Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 2004 The District (TV Series)
- A.K.A (2004) ... Coroner
 2003 Medal of Honor: Rising Sun (Video Game)
Raj (voice, as Shelly Malil)
 2003 Luis (TV Series)
- Death Day (2003) ... Sandeep
- Friendship (2003) ... Sandeep
- Bavarian Creme (2003) ... Sandeep
- E.P.T. ... Sandeep
 2003 Scrubs (TV Series)
- My Journey (2003) ... Bartender
 2003 Without a Trace (TV Series)
- Fallout: Part 1 (2003) ... Ahmed
 2000-2003 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Prakash Sandahar / Ismail Patel
- Maybe Baby (2003) ... Prakash Sandahar
 2003 She Spies (TV Series)
- Learning to Fly (2003) ... Doctor
 2003 Holes
Nosy Landlord
 2003 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Series)
- Present Perfect (2003) ... Surgeon
 2003 So Downtown (TV Series)
- Setting the Tone (2003) ... Henny
 2002 Getting There (Video)
 2002 Just Can't Get Enough
 2002 Going to California (TV Series)
Bharat Rangaraj
 2002 Collateral Damage
 2001 Bad News Mr. Swanson (TV Movie)
 2001 Runners
 2001 The West Wing (TV Series)
- Two Cathedrals (2001) ... Renfro
 2000 Arrest & Trial (TV Series documentary)
Steve Banerjee
- Stripin'Down Chippendales (2000) ... Steve Banerjee
 2000 Turbans (Short)
 2000 Perfect Game (Video)
Coach Ravi
 2000 Cousin Skeeter (TV Series)
- Where's Grandma? (2000) ... Driver
 2000 The Jamie Foxx Show (TV Series)
Cabbie #1
- Family Business (2000) ... Cabbie #1
 1999 Good vs Evil (TV Series)
- Airplane (1999) ... Vipul
 1999 Zoe, Duncan, Jack & Jane (TV Series)
- Under Mom's Thumb (1999) ... Vanja
 1999 Party of Five (TV Series)
Dr. Rai
- Driven to Extremes (1999) ... Dr. Rai
 1999 Pacific Blue (TV Series)
Khodi Khan
- Juvies (1999) ... Khodi Khan
 1999 My Favorite Martian
 1998 Getting Personal (TV Series)
 1998 Buddy Faro (TV Series)
Trust Group Guru
- Touched by an Amnesiac (1998) ... Trust Group Guru
 1998 Silk Stalkings (TV Series)
 1998 Dead Man on Campus
Biology Professor
 1998 Mike Hammer, Private Eye (TV Series)
- Dead Men Talk (1998) ... Haji
- Songbird: Part 2 (1998) ... Haji
- Songbird: Part 1 (1998) ... Haji (uncredited)
- Lucky in Love (1998) ... Haji (uncredited)
 1997 Seinfeld (TV Series)
- The Betrayal (1997) ... Usher
 1997 Leaving L.A. (TV Series)
Dr. Mehta
- The Black Widower (1997) ... Dr. Mehta
 1996 Tracey Takes On... (TV Series)
Dr. Patel
- Romance (1996) ... Dr. Patel
 1995 ER (TV Series)
Dr. Urami
- Love's Labor Lost (1995) ... Dr. Urami
 1994 The Adventures of Brisco County Jr. (TV Series)
- Stagecoach (1994) ... Ashok
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On December 16, 2010 Malil, who had been found guilty by a jury of premeditated attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon, was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole for stabbing his ex-girlfriend Kendra Beebe 23 times.

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