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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 May 2012, he played Sonny Kapoor in The ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 17 wins & 32 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Slumdog Millionaire
Slumdog Millionaire Older Jamal
(2008)
Chappie
Chappie Deon Wilson
(2015)
The Last Airbender
The Last Airbender Prince Zuko
(2010)

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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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2 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

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 »

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Taurus

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