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Kohli at Wondercon, April 2015
13 November 1985|
London, England, United Kingdom
|Known for||iZombie (TV series)|
Rahul Kohli (born 13 November 1985) is an English actor. He is best known for playing Dr. Ravi Chakrabarti in the television series iZombie, and also for his appearances on the YouTube channel ‘Funhaus’.
Rahul Kohli was born in London, England to Hindu immigrant parents of Indian heritage. His mother was born and raised in Thailand and his father is from Kenya.[third-party source needed] He began acting as a young boy in school plays. At age 17, he decided to pursue acting as a career, going on to study media studies at Uxbridge College, and later attending drama school where he trained in stage performing.
After completing school, Kohli found an agent and began working in television, making appearances in established series EastEnders and Holby City, as well as advertisements for major brands, such as Sony and Heineken. Although no longer his focus, he continued to work on the stage as well, including a period of time at the Royal National Theatre working with acclaimed director Howard Davies.
Kohli is a fan of Liverpool Football Club. He is also very interactive on twitter. He is also an avid gamer, and since 2015 has featured in several Rooster Teeth videos for Funhaus, Kinda Funny and Achievement Hunter.
In July 2018, Kohli and his longtime girlfriend Yasmin Malloy announced their engagement via twitter.
|2007||The Vacancy||Tom||Short film|
|2011||Alone Together||Ahmed||Short film|
|2014||I'll Be Home Soon||Waseem||Short film|
|2016||Gangsters Gamblers Geezers||Dev|
|2012||Holby City||Cal Nelson||Episode: "Blood Money"|
|2013||EastEnders||Manager||Episode: 16 April 2013|
|2015–present||iZombie||Dr. Ravi Chakrabarti||Main role|
|2017||Supergirl||Jack Spheer / Biomax||Episode: "Ace Reporter"|
|2016||Red vs. Blue||Male Tex||Episode: "Get Bent"|
|2017||Sex Swing||Rahul||Episode: "Welcome to the Clam Jam"|
- "Rahul Kohli: 5 Things You Must Know About The 'iZombie' Star : The Eye : Fashion & Style". Fashionnstyle.com. 2015-07-05. Retrieved 2016-11-24.
- Kohli, Rahul [@RahulKohli13] (2 May 2015). "Hey whoever edited my wiki page the other day, my parents aren't from India. My mother was born/raised in Thailand and Dad is from Kenya" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
- Kohli, Rahul [@rahulkohli13] (27 May 2016). "As a man who is colourblind, nothing upsets me more than playing on the Forest Moon of Endor against the rebels" (Tweet). Retrieved 25 June 2017 – via Twitter.
- Kohli, Rahul (1 April 2017). "Rahul Kohli on Instagram: "This is what you get when you ask someone who's colourblind (me) to paint your home. That's your fucking problem bruv."". Instagram. Retrieved 25 June 2017.
- Kohli, Rahul. "Rahul Kohli on twitter: "yes, you do. Although my character is West Ham fan. #YNWA "". twitter °publication-date=13 April 2018. Retrieved 14 April 2018.
- Kohli, Rahul. "Rahul Kohli on twitter: "Today was a good day, loved meeting the guys at @RoosterTeeth/@FunhausTeam, stole hair samples for my shrine..."". twitter °publication-date=27 May 2015. Retrieved 17 July 2018.
- Molloy, Yasmin. "Yasmin Molloy on twitter: "I guess I'm going to be his WIFE?!"". twitter °publication-date=17 July 2018. Retrieved 17 July 2018.