Dhirendra (I)


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Dhirendra was born in an English, French, Gujarati, Hindi, and Swahili speaking home in Dar-es-Salaam Tanzania to Indian parents of Gujarati descent, respectively born in India and present-day Democratic Republic of Congo. Following an extensive career, he left acting and the UK in 1997 owing to a 'glass ceiling', to pursue his other love for food... See full bio »

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(2002)
The Collector Grocer / The Devil
(2006)
Possession Dr. Rajan
(2009)

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 2021 Aurora Teagarden Mysteries (TV Series)
Motel Manager
- Honeymoon, Honeymurder (2021) ... Motel Manager
 2019-2020 Lego Jurassic World: Legend of Isla Nublar (TV Mini Series)
Simon Masrani
- Double Trouble - Part 2 (2020) ... Simon Masrani
- Double Trouble - Part 1 (2020) ... Simon Masrani
- The Monsters and the Mech! (2020) ... Simon Masrani (voice)
- Under the Volcano! (2020) ... Simon Masrani (voice)
- Symptoms! (2020) ... Simon Masrani (voice)
 2020 Cheers, (Short)
John Winston
 2019 Deadly Class (TV Series)
Shabnam's Dad
- Kids of the Black Hole (2019) ... Shabnam's Dad
 2018 Lego Jurassic World: The Secret Exhibit (TV Mini Series)
Simon Masrani
- Part 2 (2018) ... Simon Masrani (voice)
- Part 1 (2018) ... Simon Masrani (voice)
 2015-2018 Nina's World (TV Series)
Mr. Kapur
- The Great Pita Fajita (2018) ... Mr. Kapur (voice, as Dhirendra Miyanger)
- Nina and Santi Celebrate Rakhi (2018) ... Mr. Kapur (voice, as Dhirendra Miyanger)
- Nina's Very Merry Gift (2016) ... Mr. Kapur (voice, as Dhirendra Miyanger)
- Nina and the Yard Sale (2016) ... Mr. Kapur (voice, as Dhirendra Miyanger)
- Nina's Color Festival (2016) ... Mr. Kapur (voice, as Dhirendra Miyanger)
 2016/I Commitment (Short)
Rohan Patel
 2009 Mistresses (TV Movie)
Fertility Doctor
 2009 Monbella and the Curse of 1809
Filmmaker / documentarian (voice)
 2009 The Troop (TV Series)
Jeffrey
- Pajama Game... of Death (2009) ... Jeffrey
 2009/I Possession
Dr. Rajan
 1994-2007 Casualty (TV Series)
Tajinder Hayer / Zia Jamal
- My First Day (2007) ... Tajinder Hayer
- Relations (1994) ... Zia Jamal
 2007 Partition
Sharma
 2006 49th and Main (TV Series)
Harry Grewal - The Restaurateur
- Tigers and Traitors (2006) ... Harry Grewal - The Restaurateur
- Look Homeward Angel (2006) ... Harry Grewal - The Restaurateur
- In the Heat of the Night (2006) ... Harry Grewal - The Restaurateur
- Great Expectations (2006) ... Harry Grewal - The Restaurateur
- Beautiful Losers (2006) ... Harry Grewal - The Restaurateur
 2006 Intelligence (TV Series)
Singh
- Clean and Simple (2006) ... Singh
 2006 Underfunded (TV Movie)
Nash
 2006 The Dead Zone (TV Series)
Aziz Mahmud
- Articles of Faith (2006) ... Aziz Mahmud
 2006 Da Vinci's City Hall (TV Series)
Sanjay Gohill
- Gotta Press the Flesh (2006) ... Sanjay Gohill
 2006 The Collector (TV Series)
The Devil / Grocer
- The Chef (2006) ... The Devil / Grocer
 2005 Young Blades (TV Series)
Govinda
- The Chameleon (2005) ... Govinda (as Dherendra)
 2005 Betting on Love (TV Movie)
Siddhartha
 2004-2005 Da Vinci's Inquest (TV Series)
Sanjay Gohill
- Must Be a Night for Fires (2005) ... Sanjay Gohill
- Before They Twist the Knife (2005) ... Sanjay Gohill
- A Delicate Bloodbath (2005) ... Sanjay Gohill
- The Ol' Coco Bop (2004) ... Sanjay Gohill
- First the Seducing Then the Screwing (2004) ... Sanjay Gohill
 2003 Jinnah: On Crime - White Knight, Black Widow (TV Movie)
Hakeem Jinnah
 2002 Jinnah - On Crime: Pizza 911 (TV Movie)
Hakeem Jinnah
 1998 Guru in Seven
Amrit
 1990-1997 The Bill (TV Series)
F.M.E / F.M.E. / Ray Hassan / ...
- Dial 'M' for Marmalade (1997) ... F.M.E
- Strange Meeting (1997) ... F.M.E
- Downfall (1997) ... F.M.E
- Death of a Nobody (1996) ... F.M.E.
- Road to Recovery (1996) ... F.M.E.
 1994 Des héros ordinaires (TV Series)
Kim
- Le prix d'une femme (1994) ... Kim
 1994 Little Napoleons (TV Mini Series)
Sundip
- The Godfathers of Education (1994) ... Sundip
 1994 Once Upon a Time in the North (TV Series)
Keith Homer
- The Time Pat Was in the Sound of Music (1994) ... Keith Homer
 1992 The Return of Shelley (TV Series)
Alok
- Love Is... (1992) ... Alok
 1991 Chimera (TV Mini Series)
Cotterell
- Episode #1.3 (1991) ... Cotterell
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... Cotterell
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... Cotterell
 1991 Family Pride (TV Series)
Nathu
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... Nathu
 1987-1991 Grange Hill (TV Series)
Riki / Rikki / Shop Assistant
- Episode #14.5 (1991) ... Riki
- Episode #13.9 (1990) ... Rikki
- Episode #10.7 (1987) ... Shop Assistant
 1990 After Midnight
Ranjit Singh
 1990 Paper Mask
Dr. Kassim
 1987 EastEnders (TV Series)
Mr. Khan
- Episode #1.259 (1987) ... Mr. Khan
 1987 Worlds Beyond (TV Series)
British Museum librarian
- The Barrington Case (1987) ... British Museum librarian (as Dhi Rendra)
 1985 Big Deal (TV Series)
Tony
- I Gotta Horse (1985) ... Tony
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Other Works:

He acted in Kristine Landon-Smith's play, "Untouchable", with Anand and Sudha Bhuchar, which was performed at the Riverside Studios in London, England, (Tamasha Theatre Company production) with Ravi Aujla and Sudha Bhuchar. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Dherendra | Dhirendra Miyanger | Dhi Rendra

Spouse:

Peri Allan  (1 child)
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Personal Quote:

"Literature in the form of Shakespeare and other classics came a little later, my father managed a bookshop , comics were the beginning of my 'literature' journey- Dandy, Beano, Topper and Beezer graduating to graphic Marvel and Archie Comics, and Harold Robbins, James Hadley Chase, Dashiell Hammett, Agatha Christie - some of the pulp fiction of the era.' See more »

Trivia:

Adoptive parent to Ethiopian born Figure skater Saloni Miyanger. Moved to Canada from UK in 1997. Certified Sommelier. Fluent in English, French, Hindi, Gujerati, Kiswahili. See more »

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