Dev Patel is a popular English actor best known for his role in the feature film ‘Slum Dog Millionaire.’ He began his acting career in 2007, playing a Pakistani teenager growing up in England in the British TV drama series ‘Skins.’ The actor landed this role without any prior acting experience or professional training. He rose to fame in 2008 for his lead role as ‘Jamal Malik’ in the critically acclaimed feature film ‘Slum Dog Millionaire.’ For his performance in the movie, Patel received nominations for ‘BAFTA Award’ for ‘Best Actor’ and ‘SAG Award’ for ‘Best Supporting Actor.’ The movie went on to win an ‘Oscar’ for ‘Best Picture’ among a host of other awards. For Patel, his role in the movie proved to be a great platform for his acting career. He then went on to act in various other successful movies like ‘The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,’ ‘Chappie,’ and the popular action-adventure fantasy film ‘The Last Airbender.’ Despite achieving success at a young age, he remains outwardly modest and grateful for all that he has achieved. He thanks his mother for her help and support during his early years, and credits her for his success. Today, he is known to the world, not only for his acting skills and good looks, but also for his down-to-earth outlook on life.