|Born||Himesh Jitendra Patel
1989/1990 (age 26–27)
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, England
Patel began his acting career playing Tamwar Masood in the BBC soap opera EastEnders. His first appearance was in the episode shown on 1 October 2007. Patel also appears as Tamwar in the 2010 spin-off series EastEnders: E20, and co-wrote an episode of EastEnders: E20 with EastEnders co-star Charlie G. Hawkins. Patel's departure from EastEnders was announced on 12 March 2016. He is currently playing the role of social worker Nitin in Channel4 sitcom Damned. He is a member of the National Youth Theatre.
- "Himesh, 17, joins EastEnders". Peterborough Evening Telegraph. 16 October 2007. Retrieved 2007-10-16.
- BBC - EastEnders - News - Two new Masoods
- Kilkelly, Daniel (12 March 2016). "Bye Walford! EastEnders' Maddy Hill and Himesh Patel are leaving their roles as Nancy Carter and Tamwar Masood". Digital Spy. Retrieved 12 March 2016.
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