Naveen Andrews


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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. His studies paid off when he won a role in Hanif ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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(2007)
Lost Sayid Jarrah
(2004-2010)
Diana Hasnat Khan
(2013)

Filmography

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 2022 The Dropout (TV Mini Series)
Sunny Balwani
- Lizzy (2022) ... Sunny Balwani
- Heroes (2022) ... Sunny Balwani
- Iron Sisters (2022) ... Sunny Balwani
- Flower of Life (2022) ... Sunny Balwani
- Old White Men (2022) ... Sunny Balwani
 2018-2019 Instinct (TV Series)
Julian Cousins
- Grey Matter (2019) ... Julian Cousins
- Trust Issues (2019) ... Julian Cousins
- Manhunt (2019) ... Julian Cousins
- Go Figure (2019) ... Julian Cousins
- After Hours (2019) ... Julian Cousins
 2015-2018 Sense8 (TV Series)
Jonas Maliki
- Amor Vincit Omnia (2018) ... Jonas Maliki
- You Want a War? (2017) ... Jonas Maliki
- What Family Actually Means (2017) ... Jonas Maliki
- All I Want Right Now Is One More Bullet (2017) ... Jonas Maliki
- I Have No Room in My Heart for Hate (2017) ... Jonas Maliki
 2014 Far Cry 4 (Video Game)
Sabal (voice)
 2013-2014 Once Upon a Time in Wonderland (TV Series)
Jafar
- And They Lived... (2014) ... Jafar
- To Catch a Thief (2014) ... Jafar
- Heart of the Matter (2014) ... Jafar
- Dirty Little Secrets (2014) ... Jafar
- Nothing to Fear (2014) ... Jafar
 2013 Reckless (TV Movie)
Roland Shaw
 2013 Diana
Hasnat Khan
 2012 Sinbad (TV Series)
Lord Akbari / Akbari
- The Siren (2012) ... Lord Akbari
- Hunted (2012) ... Akbari
- Homecoming (2012) ... Lord Akbari
- Old Man of the Sea (2012) ... Lord Akbari
- House of Games (2012) ... Lord Akbari
 2004-2010 Lost (TV Series)
Sayid Jarrah
- The End Part 2 (2010) ... Sayid Jarrah
- The End (2010) ... Sayid Jarrah
- What They Died For (2010) ... Sayid Jarrah
- Across the Sea (2010) ... Sayid Jarrah (credit only)
- The Candidate (2010) ... Sayid Jarrah
 2010 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Detective Ash Ramsey
- Shadow (2010) ... Detective Ash Ramsey
 2009 Animals
Vic
 2007 The Brave One
David Kirmani
 2007 Planet Terror
Abby
 2007 Grindhouse
Abby (segment "Planet Terror")
 2006 Provoked
Deepak Ahluwalia
 2006 The Ten Commandments (TV Mini Series)
Menerith
 2004 Bride & Prejudice
Balraj
 2003 Future Tense (TV Movie)
Miles Gupta
 2003 Easy
John Kalicharan
 2002 Rollerball
Sanjay
 2001 The Beast (TV Series)
Tamir Naipaul
- Travinia: Part 2 (2001) ... Tamir Naipaul
- Travinia: Part 1 (2001) ... Tamir Naipaul
- Functional Family (2001) ... Tamir Naipaul
- The Delivery (2001) ... Tamir Naipaul
- The Damage Done (2001) ... Tamir Naipaul
 2000 The Chippendales Murder (TV Movie)
Steve Banerjee
 2000 A Question of Faith
Brother William
 1999 Drowning on Dry Land
Darshan
 1998 My Own Country (TV Movie)
Dr. Abraham Verghese
 1998 Mighty Joe Young
Pindi
 1998 Bombay Boys
Krishna
 1997 True Love and Chaos
Hanif
 1996 The English Patient
Kip
 1996 Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love
Raj Singh
 1996 The Peacock Spring (TV Movie)
Ravi Battacharya
 1993 The Buddha of Suburbia (TV Mini Series)
Karim Amir
- Episode #1.4 (1993) ... Karim Amir
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Karim Amir
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Karim Amir
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Karim Amir
 1992 Wild West
Zaf
 1992 Double Vision (TV Movie)
Jimmy
 1991 London Kills Me
Bike
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Music video: Appeared in David Bowie video, "Budda of Suburbia".

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 4 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)

Parents:

Nirmala Andrews | Stanley Andrews
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Personal Quote:

On first reading the script for 'Lost': "When I first got the premise, it was limited at best and dreadful at worst. People crashing on an island - how many possible permutations can you get out of that?" (Esquire, July 2007) See more »

Trivia:

A fan of country music See more »

Trademark:

Curly black hair

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