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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
 2007 Aliens in America (TV Series)
Mr. Patel
- Help Wanted (2007) ... Mr. Patel
 2007 Nick Cannon Presents: Short Circuitz (TV Series)
Indian Man
- Episode #1.4 (2007) ... Indian Man
 2007 Reba (TV Series)
- The Housewarming (2007) ... Tim
- The Kids Are Alright (2007) ... Tim
 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 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 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Series)
- Present Perfect (2003) ... Surgeon
 2003 So Downtown (TV Series)
- Setting the Tone (2003) ... Henny
 2002 Going to California (TV Series)
Bharat Rangaraj
 2001 Bad News Mr. Swanson (TV Movie)
 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 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
 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 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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