Arsher Ali (born 9 April 1984) is a British actor. He is known for his versatility through his varied TV and film roles but also known for his theatre work, most notably as a regular lead performer at the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon.
|Born||9 April 1984|
|Education||East 15 Acting School|
|Known for||Beaver Falls|
Roxy Shahidi (m. 2010)
He is a graduate of East 15 Acting School. He married actress Roxy Shahidi in 2010. The couple had their first child, a daughter in January 2018. Ali has been vocal throughout his career about the challenges faced by a minority ethnic actor in the industry and his continual fight against racial typecasting.
|2012||All in Good Time||Etash|
|2015||A Patch of Fog||Troy Griffen|
|2016||The Darkest Universe||Max Robson|
|2018||Been So Long||Jake|
|2010||Pulse||Adam Hussein||Television film|
|2011||Silent Witness||Zak Khan||8 episodes|
|2011–2012||Beaver Falls||Adil "A-Rab" Hussain||12 episodes|
|2013||The Guilty||DS Vinesh Roy||3 episodes|
|2013||Complicit||Waleed Ahmed||Television film|
|2014||The Missing||Malik Suri||7 episodes|
|2015||Arthur & George||George Edalji||3 episodes|
|2015||Doctor Who||Bennet||"Under the Lake" / "Before the Flood"|
|2016||Line of Duty||PC Hari Bains||Series 3|
|2017–2018||Ackley Bridge||Samir Qureshi||Series 1–2; 9 episodes|
|2018||Informer||Imran Aziz||5 episodes|
|2018||Hang Ups||Ryan Mehta||2 episodes|
|2019||Cold Courage||Peter Chandra||Main role; 8 episodes|
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