Sacha Dhawan - biography

Actor from United Kingdom

Sacha Dhawan Sacha Dhawan (born 1984) is an English actor. He has performed on stage, film, television and radio. Dhawan was born in Bramhall, Stockport. He trained at the Laine-Johnson Theatre School in Manchester, having started acting at the age of twelve. He attended Aquinas College in Stockport. Dhawan has appeared in a number of television shows in the United Kingdom. He had recurring roles in Weirdsister College and series two and three of the children's TV series Out of Sight. He appeared in the mini series The Last Train, and has guest starring in episodes on EastEnders, Altogether Now, and City Central. Dhawan originated the role of Akthar in Alan Bennett's play The History Boys. After playing Akthar in the original stage production he reprised the role in the Broadway, Sydney, Wellington and Hong Kong productions, and radio and film versions of the play. For his performance in Bradford Riots he won the 2007 Royal Television Society Award for On-Screen Breakthrough. He also appeared in 2008 ITV drama, Wired, as Ben Chandrakar, alongside Jodie Whittaker and Laurence Fox. He was part of an ensemble cast on the NBC sitcom Outsourced, which aired during the 2010–11 season.  ( Wikipedia article )


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Date of birth
Place of birth
United Kingdom


Year Performance Character
2013 After Earth Pilot
2006 The History Boys Akhtar

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