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Sacha Dhawan

Sacha Dhawan stars in NBC's new comedy series Outsourced as Manmeet, a young romantic at the Mid America Novelties call center, who's enamored with American culture, especially the American women he charms on the phone.

He received the Breakthrough On Screen Award at the Royal Television Society Awards for his performance in the controversial drama Bradford Riots. Dhawan has recently finished filming The Deep, a new television series for the BBC, alongside Minnie Driver and Goran Visnjic. Other television credits include Five Days II, Paradox, Wired, Perfectly Frank, Weirdsister College, City Central, The Last Train, and Out Of Sight. His other feature film work includes Forgive and Splintered.

Dhawan originated the role of Akthar in the award-winning National Theatre production of The History Boys. He reprised the role for the Broadway production, the world tour, and the film adaptation.

His theatre work includes England People Very Nice at the National Theatre in London, which was nominated for Best New Comedy at the Olivier Awards 2010; The Obama Project at the National Theatre in Stockholm; Pornography at the Traverse Theatre in Scotland, which was nominated for Best Ensemble at The Stage Awards 2008; Free Outgoing; Monkery; Salaam Mr. Bush at the Royal Court in London; Pretend You Have Big Buildings at the Royal Exchange in Manchester; Borstal Boy at the Edinburgh Festival; Skater Boy at the Theatre Royal Stratford East; and East Is East at the Leicester Haymarket Theatre.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2011.

Sacha Dhawan Facts

BirthplaceManchester, England, United Kingdom
Height5' 10½" (1m79)  How tall is Sacha Dhawan compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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