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[on people wanting to be an actor] Honestly, I would say do not do it. But if you can conquer continuous rejection by dozens of people, and yet still have the madness to go and pursue it regardless, then become an actor. I would put that and hard work ethic above talent, pertaining to a more pragmatic advice for becoming an actor or artist of any kind I guess. However I am being paradoxical ...
He is of mixed heritage. His mother was born in Singapore but is of Indian Tamil origin. In the 1950s when she was in her teens, with her family, they drove from Tamil Nadu, India to United Kingdom. Their journey is documented in The Times archive. His father is English, with Welsh and Scottish ancestry. He also has family in Spain. He speaks conversational Spanish.