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Dev Patel


Dev Patel was born in Harrow, London, to Anita, a caregiver, and Raj Patel, who works in IT. His parents, originally from Nairobi, Kenya, are both of Gujarati Indian descent. His first role was in the UK TV series Skins (2007). His breakout role was in the Oscar winning film Slumdog Millionaire (2008). In March 2015, he had a leading role in two ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 12 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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 2012-2014 The Newsroom (TV Series)
Neal Sampat
- Oh Shenandoah (2014) ... Neal Sampat (credit only)
- Contempt (2014) ... Neal Sampat (credit only)
- Main Justice (2014) ... Neal Sampat (credit only)
- Run (2014) ... Neal Sampat
 2010 The Commuter (Short)
The Commuter
 2010 The Last Airbender (Video Game)
Zuko (voice)
 2009 Mister Eleven (TV Mini-Series)
Hotel Waiter
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... Hotel Waiter
 2007-2008 Skins (TV Series)
Anwar Kharral
- Everyone (2008) ... Anwar Kharral
- Cassie (2008) ... Anwar Kharral
- Jal (2008) ... Anwar Kharral
- Tony (2008) ... Anwar Kharral
- Chris (2008) ... Anwar Kharral
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Appeared as Anwar in the Skins Secret Party, a one off special available to view from the skins website

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6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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'Slumdog' was my first movie, and I had never been to India before - I was just a teenager in the U.K. with my headphones and my Nike shoes. What did I know about growing up in a slum? See more »

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Received an A* for GCSE drama, after moving his examiner to tears with a performance of a child in the Beslan school siege. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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Dev Patel likes Latinas! I might actually have a shot! l_rosen06
He was great as Zuko! zanzaboonda
Am I the only one? loghcate
Kind of feelin bad for SKINS costars.... mauri_ef
is it just me or is Dev like the cutest guy ever? bjonason-2
Dev and Frieda are dating elsworthway22
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