Dev Patel

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Dev Patel

Patel in November 2008
Born 23 April 1990 (1990-04-23) (age 24)
Harrow, Greater London, England
Occupation Actor
Years active 2006–present

Dev Patel (Gujarati: દેવ પટેલ;[1] born 23 April 1990)[2] is a English movie and television actor. He was born in London to Gujarati Hindu parents who were born in Nairobi.

Filmography[change | change source]

Year Title Role Awards Other notes
Television
2007–2008 Skins Anwar Kharral Main cast member
Won 2 BAFTAs
2009 Mister Eleven Waiter Minor role
Film
2008 Slumdog Millionaire Jamal Malik Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Black Reel Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture
Black Reel Award for Best Breakthrough Performance
Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Young Performer
Chicago Film Critics Asscociation Award for Most Promising Newcomer
National Board of Review Award for Best Actor
Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Award for Best Newcomer
Nominated — BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated — British Independent Film Award for Most Promising Newcomer
Nominated — Saturn Award for Best Actor
Nominated — NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Nominated — London Critiscs Circle Film Award]] for Best British Actor
Nominated — European Film Award for Best Actor
Protagonist
Won 7 BAFTAs and 8 Oscars
2010 The Last Airbender Prince Zuko Based on Avatar: The Last Airbender

Awards and nominations[change | change source]

Won[change | change source]

  • "2008 Black Reel Award" - "Best Actor" (Slumdog Millionaire)[3]
  • "2008 Black Reel Award" - "Best Breakthrough Performance" (Slumdog Millionaire)[3]
  • "2008 British Independent Film Award (BIFA)" - "Most Promising Newcomer" για τη ταινία Slumdog Millionaire[4]
  • "2008 Chicago Film Critics Association (CFCA) Award" - "Most Promising Performer" (Slumdog Millionaire)[5]
  • "2008 National Board of Review (NBR) Award" - "Best Breakthrough Performance" (Slumdog Millionaire)[6]
  • "2008 Phoenix Film Critics Society Award" - "Break Out On Camera" Slumdog Millionaire[7]
  • "2008 Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA) Award" - "Best Breakthrough Performance" (Slumdog Millionaire)[8]
  • "2009 Critics' Choice Award" - "Best Young Performer (Actor/Actress)" (Slumdog Millionaire)[9]
  • "2009 Richard Attenborough Film Award" - "Best Breakthrough" (Slumdog Millionaire)[10][11]
  • "2009 Richard Attenborough Film Award" - "Rising Star of the Year" (Slumdog Millionaire)[10][11]
  • "2009 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award" - "Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture" (Slumdog Millionaire)[12]

Nominations[change | change source]

  • "2008 Black Reel Award" - "Best Ensemble" (Slumdog Millionaire)[13]
  • "2008 Detroit Film Critics Society Award" - "Best Newcomer" (Slumdog Millionaire)[14]
  • "2009 BAFTA Award" - "Actor in a Leading Role" (Slumdog Millionaire)[15]
  • "2009 Evening Standard British Film Award" - "Most Promising Newcomer" (Slumdog Millionaire)[16]
  • 2009 "Critics' Circle Film Award" - "British Actor of the Year" (Slumdog Millionaire)[17]
  • "2009 London Critics' Circle Film Award" - "Young British Performer Of The Year" (Slumdog Millionaire)[17]
  • "2009 NAACP Image Award" - "Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture" (Slumdog Millionaire)[18]
  • "2009 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award" - "Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role" (Slumdog Millionaire)[19]
  • "2009 MTV Movie Awards" - "Best Kiss" (Slumdog Millionaire)
  • "2009 MTV Movie Awards" - "Breakthrough Performance Male" (Slumdog Millionaire)
  • "2009 European Film Awards" - "Best Actor" (Slumdog Millionaire)[20]

References[change | change source]

  1. Births, Marriages & Deaths Index of England & Wales, 1984-2004. Gives name at birth as "Dev Patel".
  2. Dev Patel at the Internet Movie Database
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Cadillac, Slumdog & Bees are Triple Threats At Black Reed Awards". Daily Express. 2008-12-15. http://www.dailyexpress.co.uk/posts/view/75882/Cadillac,-Slumdog-&-Bees-are-triple-threats-at-Black-Reel-Awards/. Retrieved 2009-03-26.(English)
  4. "Winners Announced for the 11th British Independent Film Awards". British Independent Film Awards. 2008-11-30. http://www.bifa.org.uk/news/winners-announced-11th-british-independent-film-awards. Retrieved 2009-03-26.(English)
  5. "Chicago Film Critics Awards - 2008". Chicago Film Critics Association. 2008. http://www.chicagofilmcritics.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=62&Itemid=60. Retrieved 2009-03-26.(English)
  6. Murray, Rebecca (2008-12-05). "NBR Chooses 'Slumdog Millionaire' as the Best Film of 2008". About.com. http://movies.about.com/od/awards/a/nbr-winners2008.htm. Retrieved 2009-03-26.(English)
  7. Maxwell, Erin (2008-12-16). "Phoenix critics honor 'Slumdog'". Variety. http://www.variety.com/index.asp?layout=awardcentral&jump=news&id=critics&articleid=VR1117997460. Retrieved 2009-03-26.(English)
  8. Torrance, Kelly Jane (2008-12-19). "Oscar race for best film wide open". The Washington Times. http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/dec/19/critics-picks/. Retrieved 2009-03-26.
  9. "Nominees | 14th Annual Critics Choice Awards". VH1. 2009. http://www.vh1.com/shows/events/critics_choice_awards/_2009/nominees.jhtml?id=bestyoungactor. Retrieved 2009-01-09.(English)
  10. 10.0 10.1 "Slumdog dominates UK film awards". BBC News. 2009-01-29. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/7859018.stm. Retrieved 2009-01-29.
  11. 11.0 11.1 "Slumdog Is Top Dog At British Critics Awards". World Entertainment News Network. 2009-01-29. http://www.imdb.com/news/ni0663666. Retrieved 2009-01-30.(English)
  12. "'Slumdog' cast wins, 'Button' gets zip at SAG Awards". CNN. 2009-01-26. http://edition.cnn.com/2009/SHOWBIZ/Movies/01/25/sag.awards.winners/index.html. Retrieved 2009-03-26.(English)
  13. "Black Reel Awards: 2008". Internet Movie Database. 2008-12-14. http://www.imdb.com/Sections/Awards/Black_Reel_Awards/2008. Retrieved 2009-03-26.(English)
  14. Sanford, James (2008-12-18). "Detroit Film Critics Society announces its awards". Kalamazoo Gazette. http://www.mlive.com/movies/index.ssf/2008/12/detroit_film_critics_society_a.html. Retrieved 2009-03-26.(English)
  15. Farndale, Nigel (2009-02-06). "Slumdog Millionaire star Dev Patel: an underdog no more". The Daily Telegraph. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/film/4524146/Slumdog-Millionaire-star-Dev-Patel-an-underdog-no-more.html. Retrieved 2009-03-26.(English)
  16. Thomas, Archie (2009-01-13). "Evening Standard unveils shortlist". Variety. http://www.variety.com/awardcentral_article/VR1117998438.html?nav=news&categoryid=1983&cs=1. Retrieved 2009-03-26.(English)
  17. 17.0 17.1 Wootton, Dan (2009-02-05). "Slumdog's Dev misses out on awards". News of the World. http://www.newsoftheworld.co.uk/showbiz/xs/165657/-London-Film-Criticsrsquo-Circle-Awards-Kate-Winslett-wins-best-actress-but-Dev-Patel-loses-out-on-two-awards.html. Retrieved 2009-03-26.(English)
  18. King, Susan (2009-01-07). "Tyler Perry gets double NAACP noms". Los Angeles Times. http://theenvelope.latimes.com/env-et-naacp-noms2009jan7,0,7269711.story. Retrieved 2009-03-26.(English)
  19. "Nominations Announced for the 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards". Screen Actors Guild Awards. 2008-12-18. http://www.sagawards.org/PR_081218. Retrieved 2009-03-26.(English)
  20. "Nominations for the European Film Awards 2009". European Film Academy. http://www.europeanfilmacademy.org/2009/11/07/nominations-for-the-european-film-awards-2009/. Retrieved 2009-11-14.(English)

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