Dev Patel is an English actor who was born on April 23, 1990. He has received numerous honors and nominations, including a BAFTA Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a Critics’ Choice Award, as well as nominations for an Academy Award, another BAFTA Award, two Golden Globe Awards, and three SAG Awards.
Patel made his acting debut as Anwar Kharral in the first two seasons of the British adolescent drama Skins (2007–2008), despite having no prior professional acting experience. Dev’s breakthrough came in 2008 when he was nominated for a BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Part for his role as Jamal Malik in Danny Boyle’s film Slumdog Millionaire, making him one of the youngest contenders in the Best Actor category.
He was nominated for the Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Young Actor and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Cast in a Motion Picture.
In 2009, he began dating Freida Pinto, his Slumdog Millionaire co-star. After nearly six years of dating, the couple announced their breakup on December 10, 2014. Patel’s connection with Tilda Cobham-Hervey was made public in March 2017. They had met on the set of Hotel Mumbai nine months before.
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