English actor, Adeel Akhtar is known for several movies and tv shows. Some of them include Ali & Ava, Murder Mystery 2, Sweet Tooth, Stranger Things, Four Lions, Sherwood, Utopia, Back to Life, Enola Holmes, Murdered by My Father, Killing Eve, and more.
Born on September 13, 1980, he began his career in 2010 when he starred in Four Lions by Chris Morris. Some of the movies and tv shows he featured in during the early stages of his career include The Angelos Epithemiou, The Dictator, Pan, and more.
He starred in Channel 4’s Utopia as Wilson Wilson and bagged a nomination for BAFTA for Best Supporting Actor in 2015. Akhtar also starred in Capital, River, and more, that same year.
Akhtar also appeared in the BBC one-off drama Murdered by My Father in 2016. He was the first non-white actor to win BAFTA Award for Lead Actor in 2017.
He starred in the American romantic comedy film The Big Sick and played the role of the protagonist’s brother, Naveed. He also played in the BBC series The Night Manager.