Dev Patel, has recently shot to fame for his role in the golden globe award winning film, Slumdog Millionnaire.
Dev was born in Sudbury, London, England. He is of Indian Gujarati origin.
In his early life, Patel started training at the Rayners Lane Academy of Taekwon-do and obtained a black belt in this sport. He competed regularly in both national and international championships, including the World Championship in Dublin, where he won a bronze medal
He began his acting career in 2007, playing the role of Anwar Kharral, a British Pakistani teenager, in the E4 TV teen drama series Skins. He as again chosen for the role as Anwar for the second series of Skins, which went on air in early 2008.
Patel has recently played the role of Jamal Malik, ...» read full biography