Naveen Andrews

Naveen Andrews

London-born Naveen Andrews auditioned for drama school and was accepted at London's Guildhall School of Music and Drama. His studies paid off when he won a role in Hanif Kureshi's film, "London Kills Me."In 1993 Andrews was nominated by the Evening Standard Drama Awards as Most Promising Newcomer for his part in "Wild West." His big break occurred when he was cast opposite Juliette Binoche, Ralph Fiennes and Kristin Scott Thomas in the Oscar-winning film, "The English Patient." He then went on to appear in such films as "Kama Sutra," "Mighty Joe Young," "True Love and Chaos," "Rollerball" and "Drowning on Dry Land," with Barbara Hershey. He will also be seen in the upcoming "Bride and Prejudice," directed by Gurinder Chadha for Miramax Pictures.On television his starring performance in "Chippendale Murders" was highly acclaimed, as was his work in the BBC's "The Buddha of Suburbia," for which he was nominated for Best Actor at the San Remo Film Festival. He also starred in the BBC's "Peacock Spring," "Double Vision," opposite Kim Cattrall, "The Frontier" and Mira Nair's "My Own Country."Andrerws enjoys playing the guitar, composing and reading. He resides in Los Angeles with his partner, Barbara Hershey. He has one son, Jaisal.His birthday is January 17.Source:
It is not easy to get parts in mainstream films for most people of color. Hollywood and British writers are not writing parts for us, or the directors are not interested in casting us in parts that are color-blind.More Naveen Andrews quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I've always liked women who are older. They seem to know who they are, and they've lived. They've got soul, and that's very attractive.More Naveen Andrews quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Only when I came to America did I think of myself as British.More Naveen Andrews quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I think that reality TV is so bad. It is a tool by the media to not make people think.More Naveen Andrews quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There were no Indian actors from England of note earning money or having a career.More Naveen Andrews quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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