Karan Soni

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Karan Soni
Karan Soni at Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) 2015 (17253823876).jpg
Soni at C2E2 in 2015
Born (1989-01-08) January 8, 1989 (age 29)
New Delhi, India
Occupation Actor
Years active 2010–present

Karan Soni (born January 8, 1989) is an American actor of Indian origin, known for his roles in the films Safety Not Guaranteed, Deadpool and Deadpool 2. He also starred in Betas, Yahoo Screen original series Other Space, and Blunt Talk.

Career[edit]

In 2010, Soni made his film debut in Yusuf Sumer's comedy film Kaka Nirvana, alongside Rachel Quinn. In 2013, Soni was cast in the Amazon Studios original series Betas.[1] The series was cancelled after only a season.[2] In 2014, Soni appeared in commercials for AT&T.[3][4] In 2015, Soni appeared in Other Space, a series created by Paul Feig, as Captain Stewart Lipinski.[5] The series was also cancelled after a season.[6] That same year he appeared in episodes of Melissa and Joey,[7] The Goldbergs,[8] and 100 Things to Do Before High School,[9][10] and began starring in Blunt Talk, opposite Patrick Stewart, as Martin.[11] The series was renewed for a second season, which premiered in 2016,[12] but on December 20, was cancelled after two seasons.[13]

In 2016, Soni appeared in Deadpool as a taxi driver named Dopinder[14] and in Ghostbusters as a delivery man named Benny.[15]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2010 Kaka Nirvana Kemal Short film
2012 Safety Not Guaranteed Arnau
2012 Bit by Bit Chander Short film
2014 Supremacy Store Clerk
2014 Obedient Artists Jaxton
2015 Goosebumps Mr. Rooney
2016 Deadpool Dopinder
2016 Chee and T Roger Raval
2016 The Sweet Life Convenience Store Clerk
2016 Mono Amit Chowdury
2016 Ghostbusters Benny
2016 Office Christmas Party Nate
2017 Rough Night Raviv
2017 And Then There Was Eve Zain
2017 Unicorn Store Kevin
2017 Creep 2 Dave
2018 Little Bitches Hall Monitor Andy
2018 Deadpool 2 Dopinder
2018 Better Start Running Nelson
2019 Always Be My Maybe Post-production
2019 Office Uprising Mourad Post-production
2019 Corporate Animals Freddie Post-production
2020 Trolls World Tour (voice) In production

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2011 The Protector Kenny Episode: "Safe"
2011 Worst. Prom. Ever. Glenn Television film
2012 Touch Ravi Episode: "1+1=3"
2012 Linked Out Keith Episode: "Facebook Intervention"
2012 1600 Penn Misfit Episode: "Putting Out Fires"
2012 Bite Me Teacher's Assistant Episode: "Continue!"
2012 Are You There, Chelsea? Stan Episode: "Sloane's Ex"
2012–2013 The Neighbors Indian Allen 2 episodes
2012–2013 Geo's Pizza Asheed 8 episodes
2013 Little Horribles Unknown Episode: "Road Rage"
2013 Trophy Wife Graduate #2 Episode: "Pilot"
2013 Aim High Mingesha Dutta Episode 2.2
2013 The Middle Vijal Episode: "Life Skills"
2013–2014 Mighty Med Benny 3 episodes
2013–2014 Betas Avinash "Nash" Dagavi 11 episodes
2014 Growing Up Fisher Owen Episode: "Secret Lives of Fishers"
2015 Melissa & Joey Flash Episode: "Failure to Communicate"
2015 Other Space Capt. Stewart Lipinski 8 episodes
2015 100 Things to Do Before High School Caltech Dude Episode: "Be a Mad Scientist Thing!"
2015 The Goldbergs Randy Mescunda Episode: "Boy Barry"
2015 Any Tom, Dick, or Harry Ernie Dassani Television film
2015–2016 Blunt Talk Martin Bassi 19 episodes
2016 The Grinder Cooper Episode: "From the Ashes"; uncredited
2017 I Live with Models Marshall 5 episodes
2017 Silicon Valley Tenley Episode: "Hooli-Con"
2017 Room 104 Anish Episode: "The Internet"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (October 18, 2013). "Amazon Studios Comedy Pilot 'Betas' Assembles Cast". Deadline.com. Retrieved February 14, 2016. 
  2. ^ Kimball, Trevor (April 3, 2014). "Betas: Amazon Series Cancelled, No Season Two". TVSeriesFinale.com. Retrieved February 14, 2016. 
  3. ^ Ramachandran, Vignesh (April 21, 2015). "KARAN SONI, THAT GUY FROM THE AT&T COMMERCIALS TAKES THE SILVER SCREEN". Ozy.com. Retrieved February 14, 2016. 
  4. ^ Rohwedder, Kristie (February 13, 2015). "Who Are The Actors Who Play The Network Experts In the AT&T Commercials? These Guys Are Good". Bustle.com. Retrieved February 14, 2016. 
  5. ^ Donnelly, Matt (April 15, 2015). "Why Paul Feig Chose Streaming for His New Comedy 'Other Space'". TheWrap.com. Retrieved February 14, 2016. 
  6. ^ Brouwer, Bree. "Yahoo Lost $42 Million On 'Community' and Two Other Originals". TubeFilter. Retrieved February 14, 2016. 
  7. ^ "JOEY LAWRENCE, KARAN SONI, MELISSA JOAN HART". TeenInfonet.com. February 3, 2015. Retrieved February 14, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Scoop: THE GOLDBERGS on ABC - Tonight, October 21, 2015". BroadwayWorld.com. October 21, 2015. Retrieved February 14, 2016. 
  9. ^ "Mad Scientists - "100 Things to Do Before High School"". Nickalive.blogspot.com. November 21, 2015. Retrieved February 14, 2016. 
  10. ^ Wariach, Sonia (November 9, 2015). "Catch Karan Soni's Blink-and-Miss Role as Mr. Rooney in 'Goosebumps'". Indiawest.com. Retrieved February 14, 2016. 
  11. ^ Baron, Steve (February 24, 2015). "Starz Announces Recurring and Guest Cast for 'Blunt Talk' Starring Patrick Stewart". TVByTheNumbers.zap2it.com. Retrieved February 14, 2016. 
  12. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (29 April 2014). "Starz Orders Two Seasons of Seth MacFarlane Comedy 'Blunt Talk'". Retrieved February 14, 2016. 
  13. ^ Roots, Kimberly (December 20, 2016). "Blunt Talk Cancelled at Starz". TVLine. Retrieved December 20, 2016. 
  14. ^ "EXCLUSIVE: Karan Soni Talks Deadpool, Improvising with Ryan Reynolds". ComicBook.com. October 30, 2015. Retrieved February 14, 2016. 
  15. ^ "EXCLUSIVE: Karan Soni Talks Deadpool, Improvising with Ryan Reynolds". ComicBook.com. October 30, 2015. Retrieved February 14, 2016. 

External links[edit]