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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 & 21 nominations. See more awards »

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Slumdog Millionaire
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Chappie Deon Wilson
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The Last Airbender Prince Zuko


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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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I'm not a Casanova in 'The Newsroom,' by the way - just another hard worker. See more »


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 »

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Dev Patel likes Latinas! I might actually have a shot! l_rosen06
Kind of feelin bad for SKINS costars.... mauri_ef
He was great as Zuko! zanzaboonda
Dev and Frieda are dating elsworthway22
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