Rahul Kohli

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Rahul Kohli
Rahul Kohli April 2015.jpg
Kohli at Wondercon, April 2015
Born (1985-11-13) 13 November 1985 (age 32)
London, England, United Kingdom
Occupation Actor
Years active 2007–present
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’.

Early life[edit]

Rahul Kohli was born in London, England to Hindu immigrant parents of Indian heritage.[1] His mother was born and raised in Thailand and his father is from Kenya.[2][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.[citation needed]

Kohli was part of several stage productions during his time in drama school and was acting in Royal National Theatre, including Henry V and Sabato, domenica e lunedì.[citation needed]

Kohli is colourblind.[3][4]

Career[edit]

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.[citation needed] 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.[citation needed]

Shortly after moving to Los Angeles,[citation needed] he was cast in a lead role in the television series iZombie as Dr. Ravi Chakrabarti.

Personal life[edit]

Kohli is a fan of Liverpool Football Club. He is also very interactive on twitter.[5] He is also an avid gamer, and since 2015 has featured in several Rooster Teeth videos for Funhaus, Kinda Funny and Achievement Hunter.[6]

In July 2018, Kohli and his longtime girlfriend Yasmin Malloy announced their engagement via twitter.[7]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
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
2018 Happy Anniversary Ed

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
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"

Web series[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2016 Red vs. Blue Male Tex Episode: "Get Bent"
2017 Sex Swing Rahul Episode: "Welcome to the Clam Jam"

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