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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 15 July 1987Akron, Ohio, USA
Nicknames Vic
Vivic
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Vivek Shah made his professional acting debut as "Rafi" on the stage of Chicago's famed Theatre Building Chicago in the well-known American Midwest Premier of "A Passage to India," where he played 8 other roles as well. The play received an After Dark Award, as well as Chicago's prestigious Jeff Award Nomination.

Born in Akron, Ohio, Vivek lived in the US for six years of his initial life. Thereafter his family moved to India. After spending ten years in India, Vivek moved back to the US along with his family. Since then he has now settled and resides in Los Angeles, California.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Trivia (9)

Father is a Structural & Civil Engineer who has worked for many of the nation's top firms. Mother works at Motorola's Headquarters. Has one older brother.
Fluent in Hindi, English, Gujarati, and Urdu.
He is a Columbia College Chicago alumni.
Studied Acting with Edward Dennis Fogell at the Chicago Actors Studio for well over a year.
Studied Improv with Tim O'Malley at the world-renowned Second City Training Center in Chicago.
Frequently volunteers his time at the Cedars-Sinai hospital in Los Angeles, CA and Alexian Brothers in Elk Grove Village, IL.
Chicago, Illinois. [December 2007]
Los Angeles, California. [July 2008]
He was arrested in August 2012 after attempting to extort millions of dollars from several wealthy individuals, including producer Harvey Weinstein, and threatening to kill their loved ones. He plead guilty to the extortion scheme in May 2013, and was sentenced to seven years in September.

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