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8 May 1983 |
Elyes Gabel (born 8 May 1983) is a British actor who played Dr Gupreet "Guppy" Sandhu in the BBC medical drama, Casualty. He starred as PE teacher Rob Cleaver in BBC drama, Waterloo Road and appeared in the ITV Drama Identity. He recently appeared as Rakharo in the HBO series Game of Thrones, and he played Detective Adam Lucas, in season three of Body of Proof. 
Life and career
Gabel was born in London, and has lived in Canada, Bristol and Manchester. He attended St Damian's RC science college in Ashton-Under-Lyne. Gabel trained at Strodes College, the Oldham Theatre Workshop and the Northern Kids Theatre Company. He is a keen sportsman and enjoys tennis and football.
He dropped out of drama school to play the part of the mummy Nuff, in the children's television show, I Love Mummy. He has also participated in theatre productions such as West Side Story; Oliver!; and Diary of Anne Frank.
He was nominated for a National Television Award (Best Newcomer) in 2005.
He was interviewed for Take it Easy magazine and revealed that he was working with Martin Shaw in Liverpool on the new TV series Apparitions, the first episode of which was screened on BBC One 13 November 2008.
Elyes appeared as Danny in the TV Horror series Dead Set, in which he is turned into a zombie.
He starred as PE teacher Rob Cleaver in the BBC1 school drama Waterloo Road in series 4, which began on 7 January 2009.
He starred in 6-part ITV drama Identity as DC Jose Rodriguez a cast regular as part of the identity unit.
In May 2011 he played the part of Shahrouz in the 2nd series of BBC 2 series Psychoville.
In season three of Body Of Proof, he played the main character, Detective Adam Lucas.
|2011||Kingdom of Dust||Ahmed|
|2011||Everywhere and Nowhere||Jaz|
|2012||Exit Strategy||Tarik Fayad|
|2012||Widow Detective||Troy Vargas|
|2013||Welcome to the Punch||Ruan Sternwood|
|2013||World War Z||Andrew Fassbach|
|2001–2007||Casualty||Gurpreet "Guppy" Sandhu||129 episodes|
|2002||I Love Mummy||Nuff|
|2004||Doctors||Steve||Episode: "They Never Cut The Cord"|
|2005||Casualty@Holby City||Gurpreet "Guppy" Sandhu||Episode: "Teacher's Pet"|
|2008||Dead Set||Danny||Episode: 1.1, 1.3 (credit only), 1.5 (credit only)|
|2009||Waterloo Road||Rob Cleaver||Ten episodes|
|2010||Identity||DC Jose Rodriguez||Six episodes|
|2011||The Borgias||Prince Djem||Episode: "The Moor"|
|2011||Game of Thrones||Rakharo||Seven episodes|
|2012||Silent Witness||Umar||Episode: "And Then I Fell in Love: Part 1", "And Then I Fell in Love: Part 2"|
|2013||Body of Proof||Det. Adam Lucas||Main Character|
- Headstone (2004: Arcola theatre Y Touring Theatre Company) as Jack 
- Fragile Land (2003: Hampstead Theatre) as Hassan
- Mr Elliot (2003: Chelsea Theatre Y Touring Theatre Company ) as Ash
- Casualty as Dr Gupreet (Guppy) Sandhu
- Waterloo Road BBC (Series 4) as Rob Cleaver
- Identity ITV1 as DC Jose Rodriguez
- The Borgias (2011: Showtime) as Prince Djem
- Game of Thrones (2011: HBO) as Rakharo
- Psychoville (2011: BBC) as Shahrouz
- Silent Witness (2012: BBC) as Umar
- Body Of Proof (2013: ABC) as Detective Adam Lucas