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Raoul Bhaneja

Raoul Bhaneja

Born in Manchester, U.K, Raoul Bhaneja grew up in Ottawa and Bonn, Germany. A graduate of Canterbury Arts High School in Ottawa and the National Theatre School of Canada, he began acting at 15 as a founding member of the Shakespearean street-theater group A Company of Fools.

Bhaneja has appeared in the critically acclaimed productions Helen's Necklace and The Domino Heart at the Tarragon Theatre. His other theater credits include Savage Sensuality at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in the U.K., for which he received the Christopher Plummer Artistic Fellowship Award, and Sin City, for which he received a 2002 Canadian Comedy Award nomination.

He appeared as a series regular on Train 48, where he also made his television-directing debut. His other guest-starring and leading roles include The Eleventh Hour, The Associates, Street Time, Open Heart and, most recently, Runaway. Bhaneja's feature-film credits include Ararat, Extraordinary Visitor, Violet, Picture Claire, Godsend, Touch of Pink, The Sentinel and Weirdsville, starring Wes Bentley and Scott Speedman. He recently co-wrote and produced Just Visiting, a short film in which he also starred.

Bhaneja is also the leader of the Maple Blues Award-winning band, Raoul and The Big Time. They have completed two videos and released their second CD, Cold Outside.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2008.

Raoul Bhaneja Facts

OccupationActor
BirthdayJune 6, 1974 (43)
SignGemini
BirthplaceManchester, England, United Kingdom

Selected Filmography

Miss Sloane
The Sentinel
Ararat
Secret Files Of The Inquisition
June 2, 2003
Godsend
Four Film Collection
July 1, 2003
November 1, 2004
April 4, 2005
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