Arjun Gupta (actor)
|Born||November 28, 1986|
Tampa, Florida, United States
|Years active||2008 – present|
Arjun Gupta (born November 28, 1986) is an American actor and producer. He is best known for his roles as substance-addicted male nurse Sam on Showtime's Nurse Jackie and William "Penny" Adiyodi on Syfy's The Magicians.  He attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and graduated with a BFA in 2007.
Life and career
Gupta was born in Tampa, Florida, United States. His fathers name is Lalit, but known locally as 'Al' and his mother is Anubha, but also known locally as 'Annie', to help fit in with American life. He attended Berkeley Preparatory School, where he performed in several school plays. His first major motion picture was in 2009 acting alongside Uma Thurman in Motherhood.
In addition to acting and producing, Gupta co-founded a theater group in Southern California with other like-minded artists with the goal of providing a platform for underrepresented groups through the medium of original stories and re-tellings of classics that reflect the world today.
Gupta was among the 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards nominees for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy series. He also co-hosts the American Desis podcast with comedian Akaash Singh. Gupta voices the character Nikhil Sharma on the podcast Ars Paradoxica. He also won the 2014 Maverick Movie Awards Best Supporting actor award for his role in Bridge and Tunnel.
|2012||Love, Lies and Seeta||Rahul Mehra|
|2012||Stand Up Guys||Dj|
|2014||Bridge and Tunnel||Terry|
|2009||Redemption Falls||Tom||TV Movie|
|2009||Fringe||MIT Guy #1||1 Episode|
|2009||Nurse Jackie||Sam||35 Episodes|
|2012||Body of Proof Webisodes||Raj Patel||TV Mini-Series|
|2012||Checked Out||Rajit||3 Episodes|
|2012||The Female Orgasm Law||Arjun||Short|
|2013||Company Town||Jack||TV Movie|
|2013||Baby Sellers||Dilip||TV Movie|
|2014||Next Time on Lonny||Scott||1 Episode|
|2014||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Captain Jack Ferris||1 Episode|
|2014||Gretch & Tim||Mike||TV Movie|
|2014||How to Get Away with Murder||Kan||5 Episodes|
|2015||The Walker||Michael||3 Episodes|
|2015||Limitless||Eli Whitford||1 Episode|
|2015–present||The Magicians||William "Penny" Adiyodi||28 Episodes|
|2016||Open House on Beverly||Raj||Short|
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- Lo, Ying (January 24, 2016). "TV: The Magician's Arjun Gupta – a native Tampan". Creative Loafing.
- "Pasadena Arts Council | Ammunition Theatre Company". www.pasadenaartscouncil.org. Retrieved 2017-04-13.
- West, Lisa Tsering, India. "Hollywood Actor Arjun Gupta Launches New Podcast". India West. Retrieved 2017-04-13.
- "2014". MAVERICK MOVIE AWARDS: Where moviemakers honor moviemakers from all over the world!. Retrieved 2017-06-02.
- "For the last 16 months..." Instagram.
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