Naveen Andrews

About Naveen Andrews

Who is it?: Actor
Birth Day: January 17, 1969
Birth Place: Lambeth, London, England, United Kingdom, British
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 1991–present
Partner(s): Geraldine Feakins (1985–91) Barbara Hershey (1998–2009)
Children: 2

Naveen Andrews

Naveen Andrews was born on January 17, 1969 in Lambeth, London, England, United Kingdom, British, is Actor. Naveen Andrews, born as Naveen William Sidney Andrews, is a British actor residing in the USA. He is best recognized for playing the role of Sayid Jarrah in the TV series ‘Lost’. He has also acted in other dramas such as ‘The Buddha of Suburbia’, ‘Sinbad’, ‘Once Upon a Time in Wonderland’ and ‘Sense8’. Andrews has been a part of the television movies ‘My Own Country’ and ‘The Ten Commandments’. He has done many big screen projects as well, the popular ones being ‘London Kills Me’, ‘The English Patient’, ‘True Love and Chaos’, ‘Rollerball’, ‘Bride & Prejudice’, ‘Provoked: A True Story’, ‘The Brave One’ and ‘Diana’. His role as Kip Singh in the flick ‘The English Patient’ is one of the most remarkable roles played by the actor. Andrews is also a voice actor who has provided his voice to the character of Sabal for the video game ‘Far Cry 4’. Talking about his awards and nominations, the British-American star has been nominated for many prestigious awards like the Emmy and Golden Globe in his career. He has also won a Screen Actors Guild Award under the category ‘Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series’ for Lost.
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Popular As Naveen Andrews
Occupation Film & Theater Personalities
Age 55 years old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Born January 17, 1969 (Lambeth, London, England, United Kingdom, British)
Birthday January 17
Town/City Lambeth, London, England, United Kingdom, British
Nationality British

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Naveen Andrews’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Naveen Andrews was born in the Year of the Rooster. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rooster are practical, resourceful, observant, analytical, straightforward, trusting, honest, perfectionists, neat and conservative. Compatible with Ox or Snake.

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Andrews auditioned for drama school and was accepted at London's Guildhall School of Music and Drama with Ewan McGregor and David Thewlis. His studies paid off when he won a role in Hanif Kureshi's film, London Kills Me (1991). Andrews starred in the 1993 BBC miniseries Buddha of Suburbia. He portrayed "Kip Singh" in The English Patient (1996) and Sayid in the popular television series Lost (2004). In 2006, he was voted one of People magazine's World's Most Beautiful People. He starred in Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love (1996), Mighty Joe Young (1998) and Bride and Prejudice (2004). He recently starred as Jafar in the American fantasy drama Once Upon a Time in Wonderland. In 2014, he provided the voice of Sabal in the video game Far Cry 4. Starting in 2015, he stars in the series Sense8 (created by The Wachowskis and J. Michael Straczynski) as Jonas.


Andrews was born in Lambeth, London to Nirmala, a Psychologist, and Stanley Andrews, a businessman, both Malayali Nasrani immigrants from Kerala, India. He was brought up in Wandsworth in the Methodist denomination of Christianity. Andrews described his upbringing as "very repressive". At the age of 16, while at Emanuel School, he fell in love with his then-30-year-old mathematics Teacher, Geraldine Feakins whom he moved in with to escape his abusive home; their son, Jaisal, was born seven years later, in 1992. Andrews was shunned by his parents after this and they died before a reconciliation. He has stated that he forgives them now.


Andrews was in a relationship with schoolteacher Geraldine Feakins from 1985 to 1991. They fell in love while Andrews was aged 16. He moved into her home in order to escape an abusive household. His parents shunned him following this and they died without reconciling with their son. Naveen had a son, Jaisal Andrews, in 1992. He was later in a relationship with Actress Barbara Hershey in Los Angeles, starting in 1998. The couple separated briefly in 2005 and, during that time, Andrews had a son with Czech-French Actress Elena Eustache. He and Hershey later reconciled; however, in May, 2010, they announced that they had separated six months earlier. He has been involved in an ongoing custody dispute with Eustache over their son, and on January 7, 2009, Andrews was granted sole legal and physical custody of the child.


He plays guitar and sings, while tap-dancing to his own tune as a hobby. He became a naturalised U.S. citizen on 27 May 2010.

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