Renowned Indian actors in Hollywood

by vhavnal | created - 23 Oct 2011 | updated - 23 Oct 2016 | Public

Known Indian actors/actresses who are making or have made their mark in Hollywood....

I haven't added Sunny Leone cause she has done porn and adding her would BLACKLIST the list :)

List will get updated from time to time.

1. Ben Kingsley

Actor | Gandhi

Ben Kingsley was born Krishna Bhanji on December 31, 1943 in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England. His father, Rahimtulla Harji Bhanji, was a Kenyan-born medical doctor, of Gujarati Indian descent, and his mother, Anna Lyna Mary (Goodman), was an English actress. Ben began to act in stage plays during ...

2. Irrfan Khan

Actor | Dabba

Acclaimed by the critics and the entire world as one of the best actor of his times Irrfan Khan hails from India. Born and brought up in Jaipur into feudal Nawab family, though had no one from the entertainment field in the family, his passion was acting since childhood.While he was doing his ...

3. Freida Pinto

Actress | Slumdog Millionaire

Freida Selena Pinto was born in Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra, India, to Sylvia, a school principal, and Frederick Pinto, a senior bank branch manager. She is from a Mangalorean family.

Pinto traversed the modeling circuit in Mumbai (represented by Elite Model Management India) for two years ...

4. Naveen Andrews

Actor | The English Patient

Born Naveen William Sidney Andrews in London on January 17, 1969. His parents were both Indian immigrants from Kerala, India. In high school, he auditioned for drama school and was accepted at London's Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Two of his classmates were Ewan McGregor and David Thewlis ....

5. Kal Penn

Actor | Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle

Kal Penn was born and raised in Montclair, New Jersey, to Asmita, a fragrance evaluator, and Suresh Modi, an engineer. His parents are Gujarati immigrants to America from India. He attended the Freehold Regional High School District's Performing Arts High School where he participated in the ...

6. Danny Pudi

Actor | Community

Danny Pudi was born on March 10, 1979 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Daniel Mark Pudi. He is an actor, known for Community (2009), Knights of Badassdom (2013) and DuckTales (2017). He has been married to Bridget Showalter Pudi since June 5, 2004. They have two children.

7. Parminder Nagra

Actress | Bend It Like Beckham

Parminder Nagra was born on October 5, 1975 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England as Parminder Kaur Nagra. She is an actress, known for Bend It Like Beckham (2002), ER (1994) and The Blacklist (2013). She was previously married to James Stenson.

8. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Actress | Jodhaa Akbar

Born into a traditional south Indian family, Aishwarya started modeling at a young age. This green-blue-eyed beauty appeared in advertisements for many prestigious firms; the ones that brought her into the limelight were the garden sari and the Pepsi ad. Crowned Miss India 1994 runner-up, she was a...

9. Sarita Choudhury

Actress | Lady in the Water

After her debut film Mississippi Masala (1991) became an art house hit, Sarita Choudhury was determined not to "go Hollywood," focusing her acting energies on independent film instead.

Raised in Jamaica, Mexico, and Italy, the half-Indian, half-English Choudhury studied economics at Queens ...

10. Om Puri

Actor | The Hundred-Foot Journey

Om Puri was an Indian actor who has appeared in both mainstream Indian films and art films. His credits also include appearances in British and American films. He has received an honorary OBE.

Puri was born in Ambala, Haryana. His father worked on the railways and served in the Indian Army. Puri ...

11. Anupam Kher

Actor | Silver Linings Playbook

Anupam Kher was born on March 7, 1955 in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India. He is an actor and producer, known for Silver Linings Playbook (2012), M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016) and Rang De Basanti (2006).

12. Noureen DeWulf

Actress | Ghosts of Girlfriends Past

Actress Noureen DeWulf was born in New York and raised in Georgia. Her parents are from Pune, India. She was educated at Boston University's School of the Arts. One of DeWulf's first roles was in the Oscar winning short West Bank Story (2005). Acting success continued with roles in TV hits such as ...

13. Kunal Nayyar

Actor | The Big Bang Theory

Kunal Nayyar is an Indian actor. He moved from India to the US in 1999. He first moved to Portland, Oregon, to study business. He started acting in plays as a way of making new friends. He took acting classes, but he went on to graduate from the University of Portland with a degree in business, as ...

14. Mindy Kaling

Actress | The Office

Mindy Kaling was born on June 24, 1979 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA as Vera Mindy Chokalingam. She is an actress and producer, known for The Office (2005), Inside Out (2015) and Wreck-It Ralph (2012).

15. Anil Kapoor

Actor | Slumdog Millionaire

Living in a Chawl in Tilak Nagar, Punjabi-speaking Anil was born in 1959 to Surinder and Nirmal aka Suchitra Kapoor. He has an elder brother, Boney, a sister, Reena, and a younger brother, Sanjay. His dad used to be Shammi Kapoor's Secretary.

A loner, without many friends, he studied in the nearby ...

16. Jimi Mistry

Actor | RocknRolla

Jimi Mistry was born in 1973 in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England. He is an actor and writer, known for RocknRolla (2008), 2012 (2009) and Ella Enchanted (2004). He has been married to Flavia Cacace since December 28, 2013. He was previously married to Meg Leonard.

17. Naseeruddin Shah

Actor | The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

Naseeruddin Shah was born on July 20, 1950 in Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh, India. He is an actor, known for The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003), A Wednesday (2008) and Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (1983). He has been married to Ratna Pathak Shah since April 1, 1982. They have three children.

18. Sendhil Ramamurthy

Actor | Beauty and the Beast

Sendhil Ramamurthy (born May 17, 1974) is an American actor. He is best known for his roles as geneticist Mohinder Suresh in the NBC sci-fi drama Heroes and Jai Wilcox in the action spy series Covert Affairs. He appeared as Abhay in the Indian film Shor in the City. He played Gabriel Lowen in The ...

19. Archie Panjabi

Actress | I Origins

Archie is an Emmy Award winning British actress best known for her role as Kalinda Sharma in The Good Wife, for which she was nominated for an Emmy three times in a row and went on to to be honored with a Golden Globe Nomination. She made her film debut in the critically acclaimed East Is East ...

20. Roshan Seth

Actor | Gandhi

A native of New Delhi, India, British character actor of theater and film Roshan Seth honed the skills he learned at London's Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts in British repertory theater. His first break came in Peter Brook's production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, which toured in 1972. Seth ...

21. Dileep Rao

Actor | Inception

Dileep Rao was born on July 29, 1973 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Dileep A. Rao. He is an actor and producer, known for Inception (2010), Avatar (2009) and Drag Me to Hell (2009).

22. Shabana Azmi

Actress | Fire

One of the leading lights of the now-largely-defunct Indian New Wave, Shabana Azmi (alongside the late Smita Patil) was one of the main female actors who dominated the films of the so-called "Parallel Cinema" in India in the 1970s and 1980s. Born to noted Urdu progressive poet and lyricist Kaifi ...

23. Mallika Sherawat

Actress | Murder

Mallika Sherawat was born on October 24, 1976 in Rohtak, Haryana, India as Reema Lambha. She is an actress, known for Murder (2004), San wa (2005) and Ugly Aur Pagli (2008). She was previously married to Karan Singh Gill.

24. Alyy Khan

Actor | A Mighty Heart

Alyy Khan was born on December 6, 1968 in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. He is an actor, known for A Mighty Heart (2007), Traitor (2008) and Don 2 (2011).

25. Aasif Mandvi

Actor | Million Dollar Arm

Aasif Mandvi was born on March 5, 1966 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India as Aasif Mandviwala. He is an actor and producer, known for Million Dollar Arm (2014). He has been married to Shaifali Puri since August 26, 2017.

26. Dalip Singh

Actor | Get Smart

Dalip Singh was born on August 27, 1972 in Dhirana, Himachal Pradesh, India as Dalip Singh Rana. He is an actor, known for Get Smart (2008), The Longest Yard (2005) and MacGruber (2010). He has been married to Harminder Kaur since February 27, 2002.

27. Ayesha Dharker

Actress | Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

Ayesha Dharker was born in 1977 in Bombay, India. She is an actress, known for Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002), Outsourced (2006) and Theeviravaathi: The Terrorist (1998).

28. Karen David

Actress | Galavant

From India to Canada, England to America, Karen David has crisscrossed the world making true fans everywhere along the way. With her exotic beauty and multicultural pedigree, of which she includes Chinese, Khasi tribe, and Indian, the actress and singer/songwriter has found equal diversity in her ...

29. Navi Rawat

Actress | Feast

Navi Rawat was born on June 5, 1977 in Malibu, California, USA as Navlata Rawat. She is an actress, known for Feast (2005), House of Sand and Fog (2003) and The O.C. (2003). She has been married to Brawley Nolte since September 22, 2012.

30. Agam Darshi

Actress | Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

Agam Darshi was born Agamdeep Darshi in Birmingham, UK. At a very young age, she and her family moved to Canada. At the age of 14, she left home and moved to Calgary, to pursue a career of acting - which is her passion. Agam studied Theater and Fine Arts at the University of Calgary and earned a ...

31. Shelley Conn

Actress | Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Shelley Conn was born on September 21, 1976 in London, England. She is an actress, known for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), Nina's Heavenly Delights (2006) and How Do You Know (2010).

32. Naomi Scott

Actress | Power Rangers

Naomi Scott is a multi-talented actor, singer and songwriter.

Naomi can next be seen starring as "Jasmine" in Disney's upcoming live-action remake of "Aladdin," alongside Will Smith, directed by Guy Ritchie. Disney will release the film in May 2019.

Naomi is currently in production on "Charlie's ...

Her father is a British-Indian

33. Indira Varma

Actress | Exodus: Gods and Kings

Indira Anne Varma (born 27 September 1973) is a British actress. Her film debut and first major role was in Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love. She has gone on to appear in the television series The Canterbury Tales, Rome, Luther, Human Target, and Game of Thrones (as Ellaria Sand). In September 2016, she ...

34. Shenaz Treasury

Actress | The Big Sick

Shenaz Treasurywala was born on June 29, 1981 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. She is the daughter of a Merchant Navy captain and spent the first seven years of her life traveling the globe on board cargo ships carrying potatoes, onions and rice. After completing her school she enrolled in St. ...

35. Tabu

Actress | Haider

Tabu is an Indian actress. She has mainly acted in Hindi films, though she has also starred in Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Marathi and Bengali-language films, as well as one American film. She has won the National Film Award for Best Actress twice, and holds the record for the most wins of Filmfare's...

36. Kal Parekh

Actor | New Year's Eve

Kal Parekh was born in India. He is known for his work on New Year's Eve (2011), The Following (2013) and Pan Am (2011).

37. Raza Jaffrey

Actor | Homeland

Raza Jaffrey was born on May 28, 1975 in Wallasey, Merseyside, England. He is an actor, known for Homeland (2011), Code Black (2015) and Eastern Promises (2007). He has been married to Lara Pulver since December 27, 2014. He was previously married to Miranda Raison.

38. Saeed Jaffrey

Actor | The Man Who Would Be King

Saeed Jaffrey was born in Maler Kotla, Punjab, India. He was born on the 8th of January 1929. He attended University of Allahabad where he completed his post-graduate degree in history. He also attended the Staff Training Institute of All India Radio. He started his career in drama, as the founder ...

39. Harish Patel

Actor | Run Fatboy Run

Harish Patel is an actor, known for Run, Fat Boy, Run (2007), Andaz Apna Apna (1994) and Qatil (1988).

40. Maulik Pancholy

Actor | 30 Rock

Maulik Pancholy was born on January 18, 1974 in the USA as Maulik Navin Pancholy. He is an actor, known for 30 Rock (2006), Weeds (2005) and 27 Dresses (2008).

41. Abhi Sinha

Actor | The Social Network

Was born on February 20, 1990 in Bombay (Mumbai), India. Abhi grew up primarily in Pittsburgh where he attended the prestigious Shadyside Academy. He played competitive hockey while all along underplaying his abilities as a saxophonist. In middle school he began receiving awards and recognition as ...

42. Nazneen Contractor

Actress | Roman J. Israel, Esq.

Born in Mumbai, India and raised in Nigeria until the age of seven, Contractor was well-versed in world travels and a variety of cultures at a very young age. She attended boarding school in London from seven to nine years old, then her family moved to Toronto, Canada, where she spent the majority ...

43. Suleka Mathew

Actress | Claws

Suleka Mathew was born in India and raised in Vancouver, and has worked extensively as a professional actress in film, television, radio and theatre her whole life.

Suleka is entering her second season on TNT's hit show Claws (2017), as Detective Arlene Branch. She most recently wrapped the romantic...

44. Erick Avari

Actor | Mr. Deeds

Erick Avari was born on April 13, 1952 in Darjeeling, India. His credits include leading roles in films from Kevin Reynolds' cult classic The Beast of War (1988) to commercial megahits such as Stargate (1994), Independence Day (1996), The Mummy (1999) and Planet of the Apes (2001). His comedic ...

indian born persian

45. Padma Lakshmi

Actress | Enterprise

Padma Lakshmi was born on September 1, 1970 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India. She is a producer and actress, known for Star Trek: Enterprise (2001), Glitter (2001) and Caraibi (1999). She was previously married to Salman Rushdie.

46. Lavrenti Lopes

Actor | Desperate Endeavors

Lavrenti Lopes was born on March 29, 1985 in Mumbai, India. He is an actor and writer, known for Desperate Endeavors (2012), SubHysteria (2010) and Wedding Band (2012).

47. Arjun Gupta

Actor | Bridge and Tunnel

Arjun Gupta is an actor and producer, known for Bridge and Tunnel (2014), Nurse Jackie (2009) and Stand Up Guys (2012).

48. Veena Sood

Actress | The Big Year

Veena Sood is an award-winning actress - of Indian descent, and is internationally recognized for her versatility in both comedy and drama. She has a theatre degree in Drama and went on to co-found "The Loose Moose Theatre Company" with Improv master Keith Johnstone. Over the years Veena has ...

49. Rekha Sharma

Actress | The Core

Rekha Sharma was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as Rekha Shanti Sharma. She is known for her work on The Core (2003), Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007) and Love Happens (2009).

She is of fiji-indian origin.

50. Manoj Sood

Actor | Rat Race

Manoj Sood was born in Mombassa, Kenya and grew up in Western Canada. Manoj entered the entertainment world in 1992 and has been working steadily ever since. Manoj, much to his surprise, landed a supporting role in an American MOW after his very first audition. Up until then, his only acting ...

51. Tehmina Sunny

Actress | Children of Men

Tehmina Sunny is firmly making her mark in both film and television. Born in London, her passion for the arts was developed at an early age. She received a scholarship for playing the violin, Viola and piano. With no previous training she was a finalist for the BBCs cross-country search for acting ...

52. Gabrielle Anwar

Actress | Burn Notice

Her father is Tariq Anwar and her mother is Shireen Anwar. Anwar attended Laleham Church of England Primary and Middle School from 1975 to 1982. Trinian's sketch in the school concert of 1982 gave an early indication of her theatrical leanings. She studied at the London drama and dance school, "...

Her father is Indian

53. Hannah Simone

Actress | New Girl

Hannah Simone stars on FOX's hit series, New Girl (2011), opposite Zooey Deschanel. Simone hosted HGTV Canada's popular design show, "Space for Living", before moving onto Canada's largest music channel, "MuchMusic". After MuchMusic, Simone moved to Los Angeles, where she hosted two seasons of WCG ...

Her father is Indian

54. Karan Brar

Actor | Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Best known for his role as 'Ravi Ross' on Disney Channel's hit series "Jessie" and its spinoff, "Bunk'd," Karan Brar is taking Hollywood by storm and seeking to break cultural barriers in the entertainment industry. He stars in "Bunk'd" on Disney Channel and 2018 will be a major year for Karan as ...

55. M. Night Shyamalan

Producer | Lady in the Water

Born in Puducherry, India, and raised in the posh suburban Penn Valley area of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, M. Night Shyamalan is a film director, screenwriter, producer, and occasional actor, known for making movies with contemporary supernatural plots.

He is the son of Jayalakshmi, a Tamil ...

Generally a director but is known to make appearances in his movies.

56. Kabir Bedi

Actor | Octopussy

Kabir Bedi is an internationally acclaimed Indian actor. He has acted in over 60 Bollywood films and has hits like "Khoon Bhari Maang", "Kurbaan" and "Main Hoon Na". He is well-recognized for his role of Emperor Shah Jahan in "Taj Mahal: An Eternal Love Story".

Popularly recognized in the West for ...

57. Sunkrish Bala

Actor | Notes from the Underbelly

Sunkrish Bala was born on May 21, 1984 in Bombay, India as Sunkrish Balasubramanian. He is an actor and producer, known for Notes from the Underbelly (2007), Castle (2009) and Transistor (2014).

58. Jay Chandrasekhar

Director | Super Troopers

Jay Chandrasekhar was born on April 9, 1968 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Jayanth Jambulingam Chandrasekhar. He is a director and actor, known for Super Troopers (2001), Beerfest (2006) and Club Dread (2004). He has been married to Susan Clarke since September 18, 2005. They have three children.

59. Aziz Ansari

Actor | Parks and Recreation

Aziz Ansari was born in Columbia, South Carolina, to Fatima, a medical office worker, and Shoukath, a gastroenterologist. His family is from Tamil Nadu, India. He graduated from NYU as a business major in 2004. He graduated from the South Carolina Governor's School for Math and Science in ...

60. Summer Bishil

Actress | Under the Silver Lake

Summer Bishil was born in Pasadena, California. She and her family moved overseas when she was three. Summer attended British and American schools while her family lived overseas, She returned to her home town of Pasadena just shy of her 14th birthday. In love with the idea of becoming an actress ...

Her father is a saudi of Indian heritage

61. Parvesh Cheena

Actor | Outsourced

Parvesh Cheena was born on July 22, 1979 in Naperville, Illinois, USA as Parvesh Singh Cheena. He is an actor and producer, known for Outsourced (2010), Transformers: Rescue Bots (2011) and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (2015).

62. Raja Fenske

Actor | Bubble Boy

Raja Fenske was born on September 25, 1988 in Rockville, Maryland, USA as Raja Jean Fenske. He is an actor and producer, known for Bubble Boy (2001), CSI: Miami (2002) and Peep World (2010).

63. Tinsel Korey

Actress | The Twilight Saga: New Moon

Canadian-born actress/singer-songwriter Tinsel Korey is best known for her role as "Emily" in The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Eclipse and Breaking Dawn.

Korey's career started after her passion for performing skits as a young child led her to pursue her dream to be a professional actress. As a teen she...

Denies her heritage but is of Indian-origin

64. Janina Gavankar

Actress | True Blood

Janina Gavankar was born on November 29, 1980 in Joliet, Illinois, USA as Janina Zione Gavankar. She is an actress, known for True Blood (2008), The League (2009) and Star Wars: Battlefront II (2017).

She is of Norwegian-Indian decent ..

65. Sakina Jaffrey

Actress | House of Cards

Sakina Jaffrey was born on February 14, 1962 in Manhattan, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for House of Cards (2013), The Mindy Project (2012) and Mr. Robot (2015). She has been married to Francis Wilkinson since September 8, 1990. They have two children.

66. Reshma Shetty

Actress | Royal Pains

Reshma Shetty was born on November 2, 1977 in Manchester, England, UK to Hindu parents. She was raised in England and Richmond, Virginia in the United States. She is a graduate of the famed Opera department at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. On stage, Reshma received rave reviews in 2006 for ...

67. Sarayu Blue

Casting_department | Chain Reaction

Sarayu Blue is known for her work on Chain Reaction (1996), Monday Mornings (2013) and Lions for Lambs (2007). She is married to Jonathan M. Blue.

68. Kunal Sharma

Actor | Prison Break

Kunal Sharma was born on December 12, 1987 in Andover, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor, known for Prison Break (2005), Hawaii Five-0 (2010) and The Kids Are All Right (2010).

69. Ravi Patel

Actor | Transformers

Ravi Patel was born on December 18, 1978 in Freeport, Illinois, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Transformers (2007), Meet the Patels (2014) and Master of None (2015). He has been married to Mahaley Patel since November 9, 2015. They have one child.

70. Madhur Jaffrey

Actress | Wolf

Madhur Jaffrey was born on August 13, 1933 in Civil Lines, Delhi, British India as Madhur Bahadur. She is an actress and writer, known for Wolf (1994), Shakespeare-Wallah (1965) and Prime (2005). She has been married to Sanford Allen since 1969. She was previously married to Saeed Jaffrey.

71. Dev Patel

Actor | Slumdog Millionaire

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 (...

72. Amrish Puri

Actor | Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Believe it or not, Amrish Puri wanted to become a Bollywood movie hero but failed a screen test in 1954. And what a failure it was! Mr. Puri went on to become one of the most renowned and credible villains in the history of Indian cinema. His most memorable and often quoted role is the character of...

73. Rupak Ginn

Actor | Royal Pains

Rupak Ginn was born on January 24, 1983 in San Francisco, California, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Royal Pains (2009), Khoya (2015) and Grand Theft Auto V (2013). He has been married to Nancy Redd since June 9, 2007.

74. Shelly Desai

Actor | Escape from L.A.

Shelly Desai was born on December 3, 1935 in Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India. He is an actor, known for Escape from L.A. (1996), Here Comes the Boom (2012) and Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 (2015).

usually plays mexican characters..

75. Nina Wadia

Actress | EastEnders

Nina Wadia was born on December 18, 1968 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. She is known for her work on EastEnders (1985), Bend It Like Beckham (2002) and All About Me (2002). She has been married to Raiomond Mirza since July 4, 1998. They have two children.

76. Sacha Dhawan

Actor | After Earth

Sacha Dhawan was born in Bramhall, Stockport to Hindu parents though he actually attended a Roman Catholic secondary school, Thomas Aquinas College, in nearby Stockport, where one of the authors whom he studied for his final exams was Alan Bennett, with whom he was very impressed. He began as a ...

77. Anil Kumar

Actor | 24

A classically trained actor, Anil Kumar was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota and raised in Kent Ohio. He holds a BA in Psychology from Kent State University and earned an MFA from the Professional Actor Training Program at Rutgers University under the tutelage of William Esper, Maggie Flanningan, ...

78. Rhona Mitra

Actress | Underworld: Rise of the Lycans

Mitra was born in Paddington, London, England, the daughter of Nora Downey and Anthony Mitra, a cosmetic surgeon. She has an older and a younger brother. Her father is of Bengali Indian and English descent, and her mother is Irish. In 1984, when Mitra was eight, her parents divorced, and she was ...

79. I.S. Johar

Actor | Lawrence of Arabia

I.S. Johar was born on February 16, 1920 in Tollagannj, British India as Indra Sen Johar. He was an actor and writer, known for Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Johny Mera Naam (1970) and Death on the Nile (1978). He died on March 10, 1984 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India.

80. Gulshan Grover

Actor | Badman

Gulshan Grover was born, raised and educated in Delhi, India. After receiving his master's degree in Commerce from Shri Ram College of Commerce, he decided to pursue his passion and made a lifelong commitment to entertainment industry. He honed his acting skills in theatre, and after many stage ...

81. Hazel D'Jan

Actress | Jupiter Ascending

Hazel D'Jan fell in love with acting at a young tender age of six performing and singing in school plays. Keeping it close to her heart, she grew a passion for acting which she never shared with anyone. D'Jan continued attending drama schools and practised the art of acting under guidance from ...

82. Tannishtha Chatterjee

Actress | Brick Lane

Tannishtha Chatterjee is an Indian actress, best known for her performance in Sarah Gavron's Brick Lane (2007), the film adaptation of Monica Ali's best selling novel of the same name. She was nominated for the British Independent Film Awards as the best actress for Brick Lane along with actresses ...

83. Jessica Clark

Actress | Pocket Listing

Jessica Clark was born in 1985 in London, England. She is an actress and writer, known for Pocket Listing (2015), True Blood (2008) and Chemistry (2011). She was previously married to Lacey Stone.

Is of English, Irish, Indian and Nigerian descent.

84. Meaghan Rath

Actress | New Girl

Meaghan Rath was born on June 18, 1986 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. She is an actress and producer, known for New Girl (2011), Being Human (2011) and Rogue (2013).

85. Russell Peters

Actor | Source Code

Russell Peters was born on September 29, 1970 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Russell Dominic Peters. He is an actor and producer, known for Source Code (2011), New Year's Eve (2011) and Chef (2014).

86. Sunil Malhotra

Actor | Grey's Anatomy

Sunil Malhotra was born on October 20, 1975. He is known for his work on Grey's Anatomy (2005), NCIS: New Orleans (2014) and Fair Game (2010).

a very good "voice-actor"

87. Persis Khambatta

Actress | Star Trek: The Motion Picture

Persis Khambatta was born on October 2, 1948 in Bombay, India. At age 17, as Femina Miss India, she entered Miss Universe 1965, dressed in off-the-rack clothes she bought at the last minute. Khambatta became a model for companies such as Revlon. Her biggest acting break was getting the role of ...

88. Jesse Rath

Actor | Supergirl

Jesse Rath is an actor, known for Supergirl (2015), Defiance (2013) and The Trotsky (2009).

Brother of megan rath

89. Annet Mahendru

Actress | The Americans

Actress Annet Mahendru was born to an Indian father (a journalist and professor) and a Russian mother (a businesswoman and artist). Annet spent her early years learning six languages while living in Afghanistan, Russia, and Europe. She put her curious mind to use playing competitive chess and ...

Her father is Indian and mother is Russian, she was born in Afghanistan.

90. Amrita Acharia

Actress | Game of Thrones

Amrita Acharia is of Nepalese - Ukranian heritage. She grew up in Ukraine, Kathmandu and England before moving with her family to Norway aged 13. After completing high school in Tromsø, Amrita moved to England to pursue her acting career. Since then she has worked in Norway, London and the US. She ...

91. Poorna Jagannathan

Actress | The Night Of

Poorna Jagannathan is an American actress and producer. She is best known for her portrayal of Safar Khan in HBO's Emmy-nominated show, "The Night Of", as well as playing the lead in the Bollywood cult comedy film "Delhi Belly". She also initiated and produced the play "Nirbhaya", written and ...

92. Avan Jogia

Actor | Zombieland 2

Vancouver native, Avan Jogia landed his first acting role as 'Danny Araujo 'on the award-winning TV movie drama A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story (2006), directed by Oscar nominee Agnieszka Holland. Jogia followed up with a recurring role on the SyFy Channel hit series Caprica (2009) as well as...

He is Scottish/Indian

93. Kumail Nanjiani

Actor | The Big Sick

Kumail Nanjiani was born on February 21, 1978 in Karachi, Pakistan. He is an actor and writer, known for The Big Sick (2017), Life as We Know It (2010) and Central Intelligence (2016). He has been married to Emily V. Gordon since July 14, 2007.

94. Karan Soni

Actor | Deadpool

Karan Soni was born in New Delhi, India. He made his film debut as Kemal in Yusuf Sumer's short comedy film Kaka Nirvana (2010), in which he co-starred with Rachel Quinn. In 2016, Soni rose to international prominence for his role as Dopinder in Tim Miller's action film Deadpool (2016), a role he ...

95. Manish Dayal

Actor | The Hundred-Foot Journey

Manish Dayal was born on June 17, 1983 in Orangeburg, South Carolina, USA as Manish Sudhir Patel. He is an actor and producer, known for The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014), Viceroy's House (2017) and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013).

96. Purva Bedi

Actress | Sully

Purva Bedi was born on March 12, 1974 in India. She is an actress and producer, known for Sully (2016), She's Gotta Have It (2017) and Kumaré (2011). She has been married to David Andrew Stoler since October 3, 2010.

97. Rebecca Hazlewood

Actress | Bad Girls

Rebecca's career began when she was cast as Mina in the Film4 feature 'Dog Eat Dog' alongside David Oyelowo and Ricky Gervais. She gained recognition and a cult following in the UK for her role as Arun Parmar in psycho drama 'Bad Girls', one of the first transsexual characters to ever appear on ...

98. Samrat Chakrabarti

Actor | NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service

Samrat Chakrabarti was born on August 22, 1975 in London, England. He is an actor and composer, known for NCIS (2003), Late Late (2014) and Price Check (2012).

99. Vik Sahay

Actor | Chuck

Vik Sahay was born as Vikram Sahay. He is an actor, known for Chuck (2007), Amal (2007) and American Reunion (2012).

100. Shaun Majumder

Actor | Detroit 1-8-7

Raised in rural Newfoundland, this Gemini award-winning actor/comedian started performing as a teenager and has been at it ever since. His work has taken him through the world of theatre, stand-up comedy, improv and more recently to his role as Andrew Palmer on NBC/Global Television's The Firm, ...



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