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Raza Jaffrey

Born: 02 January 1975 (46 years old)
Gender: Male

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Raza Jaffrey is an English actor best known for his starring role as Zafar Younis in the television drama series Spooks, from 2004-2007.

He is also known for his starring role as Dev, Karen's (Katharine McPhee) loving and supportive boyfriend, in the musical drama television series Smash, in 2012.

After graduating from the Old Vic, Jaffrey worked extensively on stage, appearing in Romeo and Juliet (Leicester Haymarket), Cyrano de Bergerac (The Theatre Royal Northampton and Tour), East Is East (Oldham Coliseum) and 14 Songs 2 Weddings and a Funeral (Lyric Hammersmith, Birmingham Rep and Tour).

Jaffrey's break came in 2001 when he was cast as Sky in the musical Mamma Mia! at the Prince Edward Theatre in London, directed by Phyllida Lloyd.

From there, he went on to land the leading role in Andrew Lloyd Webber's production of A.R. Rahman's Bombay Dreams, directed by Steven Pimlott, at the Apollo Theatre in London, in which the BBC hailed him as the most exciting new leading man to emerge in a London musical since Hugh Jackman became an overnight star in the National Theatre production of Oklahoma.

After leaving Bombay Dreams, Jaffrey appeared in ITV1's M.I.T.: Murder Investigation Team, the HBO/BBC co-production Dirty War, and the three-part BBC drama series Life Isn't All Ha Ha Hee Hee.

In 2004, he began work on the BBC1 spy drama series Spooks/MI-5 as Agent Zafar Younis, before starring in the BBC1 drama series Mistresses and Sharpe's Peril with Sean Bean.

He then went on to star opposite Ashley Jensen as the cheating boyfriend in the BBC1 comedy Accidental Farmer and appeared as the French super-villain Cain in the NBC drama series The Cape.

His feature film credits include Infinite Justice, for which he won the Best Supporting Actor Award at the Kara Film Festival, and The Crew and Harry Brown with Michael Caine, David Cronenberg's Eastern Promises and Sex and the City 2.



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