Sahay at the San Diego Comic-Con International in 2011.
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Vikram "Vik" Sahay is a Canadian actor best known for playing Lester Patel, a member of the Nerd Herd in the NBC television series Chuck on which he became a series regular from the second season, and Rama in the Roxy Hunter saga.
Life and career
Vik Sahay was born in Ottawa, Canada, in September,  to Indian parents and attended Canterbury High School of the Arts in Ottawa. He went on to study Theatre Performance at Montreal's Concordia University.
He learned to perform Indian classical dance with his brother Sidharth Sahay, with whom he appeared on 1986's You Can't Do That on Television. He was also featured in the television series Radio Active, playing sportscaster Kevin Calvin. Based on that work, he was selected to appear in Our Hero as Dalal Vidya, for which he was nominated for a 2002 Canadian Comedy Award. Subsequently, he also portrayed attorney Anil Sharma on the CBC series This is Wonderland during its second and third seasons.
Sahay has appeared in such films as Roxy Hunter and the Mystery of the Moody Ghost, Good Will Hunting, eXistenZ, Hollow Point, Rainbow, The Ride, Wings of Hope, The Rocker, Amal, and Afghan Luke. He portrayed Lester Patel, the "HinJew" half of Jeffster!, on the television series Chuck. He has played a role, 'Prateek Duraiswamy' as Stifler's boss in the film American Reunion. He was a guest star as a murder suspect on the FOX show Bones season 8 episode 13.
|Hollow Point||Livingston's assistant|
|1997||Good Will Hunting||Nemesh/M.I.T. Student # 3|
|2001||Wings of Hope||Ricky|
|2011||Afghan Luke||Imran Sahar|
|2012||American Reunion||Prateek Duraiswamy|
|2013||My Awkward Sexual Adventure||Dandak Sajal|
|1997||Balls Up||Debdash||TV Movie|
|Platinum||Anthony Medeci||TV Movie|
|1998–1999||Radio Active||Kevin Calvin||26 episodes|
|2000||The Ride||TV Movie|
|2000–2002||Our Hero||Dalal Vidya||11 episodes;
Nominated – Canadian Comedy Award Television: Pretty Funny Male Performance
|2005||This Is Wonderland||Anil Sharma||21 episodes|
|2007||Roxy Hunter and the Mystery of the Moody Ghost||Ramma||TV Movie|
|2007–2012||Chuck||Lester Patel||Series Regular; 80 episodes|
|2008||Roxy Hunter and the Myth of the Mermaid||Ramma||TV Movie|
|Roxy Hunter and the Secret of the Shaman|
|Roxy Hunter and the Horrific Halloween|
|2013||Bones||Akshay Mirza||Episode: "The Twist in the Plot"|
|NCIS||Ajay Khan||Episode: "Canary"|
- "Comedy, Drama, and a Swordfish": 2009 interview in ''India Currents'' Magazine by Ranjit Souri. Indiacurrents.com (2009-02-16). Retrieved on 2012-05-05.
- My Awkward Sexual Adventure (2012). IMDb.com
- Wer (2013). IMDb.com
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