Adeel Akhtar

Active - 2008 - Present  |   Born - Sep 18, 1980 in London, England  |   Genres - Comedy, Thriller

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  • Trained with the National Youth Theatre.
  • One of his earliest jobs was to sell insurance over the phone.
  • When going to audition for drama school in New York in 2002, his airplane was diverted by fighter jets and he was wrongfully arrested at JFK airport for being a suspected terrorist.
  • Accepted a BAFTA award on behalf of director Chris Morris in 2011. 
  • Appeared in Hamlet with the Young Vic Theatre in 2011.