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Qasim Akhtar

Qasim was born on June 8 1991. He went to school in Didsbury in his native Manchester and later attended the Cheadle and Marple Sixth Form College. Whilst still at college he landed his first film role in 'Mischief Night',alongside Kelli Hollis,who would later play his mother in his best known television role, that of Muslim shop-keeper Chesney ... See full bio »

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Shameless Chesney Karib
Coronation Street
Coronation Street Zeedan Nazir
Waterloo Road
Waterloo Road Aron / Wayne Bodley


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 2014-2018 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Zeedan Nazir
- Episode #1.9464 (2018) ... Zeedan Nazir
- Episode #1.9463 (2018) ... Zeedan Nazir
- Episode #1.9461 (2018) ... Zeedan Nazir
- Episode #1.9460 (2018) ... Zeedan Nazir
- Episode #1.9459 (2018) ... Zeedan Nazir
 2007-2013 Shameless (TV Series)
Chesney Karib
- Episode #11.14 (2013) ... Chesney Karib
- Episode #11.13 (2013) ... Chesney Karib
- Episode #11.12 (2013) ... Chesney Karib
- Episode #11.11 (2013) ... Chesney Karib
- Episode #11.10 (2013) ... Chesney Karib
 2012 Doctors (TV Series)
Bhavin Hassan
- A Lighter Note (2012) ... Bhavin Hassan
 2011 Young Dracula (TV Series)
Vicious Vampire
- All for One (2011) ... Vicious Vampire
 2007-2011 Waterloo Road (TV Series)
Wayne Bodley / Aron
- Episode #6.16 (2011) ... Wayne Bodley
- Episode #2.7 (2007) ... Aron (as Quasim Akhtar)
 2007 How Life Happens (Short)
 2006 Mischief Night
Asif Khan
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 2014 All Star Family Fortunes (TV Series)
- Emmerdale vs. Coronation Street (2014) ... Himself
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 2018 Coronation Street Special: From Here to Now (TV Movie)
Zeedan Nazir
 2015 Coronation Street Catch Up 2015 (TV Movie)
Zeedan Nazir

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5' 9" (1.75 m)

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