Bala at the 12th Satellite Awards
May 21, 1984
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Bala was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India and is of Tamil ancestry. He graduated Bellarmine College Preparatory, San Jose in 2002 and from the school of Theater, Film, & Television at UCLA in 2006.
From 2007-2008, Bala was a series regular on the ABC comedy Notes from the Underbelly portraying the role of Eric. Bala was also a series regular on the MTV series I Just Want My Pants Back in the role of Bobby. The show was cancelled after one season. Bala had recurring roles as Dr. Caleb Subramanian on The Walking Dead and Vikram Singh on Castle.
|The Origin of Om||Arjun|
|2008||Get Smart's Bruce and Lloyd Out of Control||Upside Down Guy|
|Desi Karate Kid||Jimmy Streets||Short|
|2010||Starstruck||Dr. Sanjay Lad||TV movie|
|Another Harvest Moon||Paul|
|2011||Big Mike||Naveen Patel||TV movie|
|2012||The Secret Lives of Wives||Clay||TV movie|
|2014||Hollows Grove||Roger Rafkin|
|2014||Meet the Patels||Himself|
|2016||Killing Poe||Ashbir Brathwaite|||
|2016||Chee and T||Chee|||
|2016||The Thinning||Dr. Patel||Filming|
|2005||CSI: NY||Alex||1 episode|
|Barbershop||Bashir||Recurring role, 4 episodes:|
"Get Your Hand Out of My Womb" (season 1: episode 1)
"Madonna Is a Ho" (season 1: episode 3)
"What's Good for the Cos..." (season 1: episode 5)
"The Politics of Money" (season 1: episode 9)
|Criminal Minds||Jordan||1 episode|
|Will & Grace||Gerald||1 episode|
|Grey's Anatomy||Steve Murphy||2 episodes:|
"Thanks for the Memories" (season 2: episode 9)
"Much Too Much" (season 2: episode 10)
|2005, 2007||My Name Is Earl||Doctor||2 episodes:|
"Teacher Earl" (season 1: episode 5)
"Two Balls, Two Strikes" (season 2: episode 20)
|2006||Huff||Student #2||1 episode|
|Vanished||Ballistics Tech||1 episode|
|2007-08||Notes from the Underbelly||Eric||Season 1-2 (series regular; 23 episodes)|
|2009||Body Politic||Zeke||Unaired Pilot|
|Bones||Buddy Shirazi||1 episode|
|Lie to Me||Arun Ashraf||1 episode|
|2010||Brothers & Sisters||Lewis||1 episode|
|Day One||Jamil||1 episode|
|2011||Harry's Law||Dr. Max Richards||1 episode|
|2011-12||Awkward||Dr. Mishra||Recurring role, 4 episodes:|
"Pilot" (season 1: episode 1)
"The Scarlet Eye" (season 1: episode 4)
"Fateful" (season 1: episode 12)
"Homewrecker Hamilton" (season 2: episode 9)
|I Just Want My Pants Back||Bobby||Season 1 (series regular; 12 episodes)|
"Where There's a Will" (season 3: episode 8)
"Frank the Plumber" (season 3: episode 9)
"Order Room Service" (season 3: episode 11)
|Body of Proof||Sanjit Singh||1 episode|
|Austin & Ally||Roger Dunlap||1 episode|
|The Walking Dead||Dr. Caleb Subramanian||4 episodes|
|2014||Modern Family||Daryl||Episode: "Haley's 21st Birthday"|
|Switched at Birth||Mr. Z||Episode: "Girl on the Cliff"|
|2015-2016||Castle||Vikram Singh||9 episodes|
|2014||Transistor (video game)||Royce|
- Kale, Arun. "Life of a Bala". niralimagazine.com. Archived from the original on 9 October 2016. Retrieved 6 October 2016.
- Tsering, Lisa. "Sunkrish Bala Costars in New MTV Comedy". India West. Retrieved 6 October 2016.
- "15 Minutes with The Walking Dead's Sunkrish Bala - The Aerogram". The Aerogram. 25 October 2013. Retrieved 6 October 2016.
- Petski, Denise (15 July 2015). "Sunkrish Bala Joins ABC's 'Castle'; Anabelle Acosta Recruited For 'Quantico'". Deadline. Retrieved 6 October 2016.
- "'Castle': Sunkrish Bala is Beckett's secretive 'ghost from the past'". Zap2It. 22 September 2015. Retrieved 6 October 2016.
- "Sunkrish Bala on 'Killing Poe,' Typecasting, and Wanting To Star In 'The Amazing Race' | GALO Magazine". www.galomagazine.com. Retrieved 6 October 2016.
- "Interview with Sunkrish Bala and Tanuj Chopra for 'CHEE AND T'". LRM Online. Retrieved 6 October 2016.
- Sunkrish Bala on IMDb
- Reel at ReelAccess.com
- Life of a Bala, Nirali Magazine, December 2006
- Profile at ABCmedianet.com
- AArisings A-Profiler Interview Published December 8, 2007
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