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Rahul Kohli’s biography, net worth, fact, career, awards and life story

Intro British actor
Is Actor 
Stage actor 
Film actor 
Television actor 
From United Kingdom 
Type Film, TV, Stage & Radio 
Gender male
Birth 13 November 1985, London, England, UK
Age: 34 years
Star sign Scorpio

Rahul Kohli (born 13 November 1985) is a British actor. He is best known for playing Dr. Ravi Chakrabarti in the television series iZombie, and for his guest appearances on the YouTube channel Funhaus.

Early life

Rahul Kohli was born in London, England, to Hindu immigrant parents of Indian heritage. His mother was born and raised in Thailand and his father is from Kenya. He began acting as a young boy in school plays. At age 17, he decided to pursue acting as a career, going on to study media studies at Uxbridge College, and later attending drama school, where he trained in stage performing.

Kohli was part of several stage productions during his time in drama school, and acted at the Royal National Theatre, in productions like Henry V and Sabato, domenica e lunedì.

Kohli is colourblind.

Career

After completing school, Kohli found an agent and began working in television, making appearances in established series Holby City (2012) and EastEnders (2013), as well as advertisements for major brands, such as Sony and Heineken. Although no longer his focus, he continued to work on the stage as well, including a period of time at the Royal National Theatre working with acclaimed director Howard Davies.

Shortly after moving to Los Angeles, Kohli was cast in a lead role in the television series, iZombie (2015–19), as Dr. Ravi Chakrabarti. He appeared in all 71 episodes of the show. Other notable credits include the 2018 film, Happy Anniversary; Supergirl (2017–19); and the animated TV series, Harley Quinn (2019–2020). Kohli will also be appearing in the upcoming series, The Haunting of Bly Manor.

Personal life

Kohli is a fan of Liverpool Football Club. He is very active on Twitter and an avid gamer. Since 2015, he has featured in several Rooster Teeth videos for Funhaus, Kinda Funny, and Achievement Hunter.

Kohli has been with his current partner, Yasmin Molloy, since 2009. In July 2018 she announced their engagement via Instagram.

Partial filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
2007 The Vacancy Tom Short film
2011 Alone Together Ahmed Short film
2014 I’ll Be Home Soon Waseem Short film
2016 Gangsters Gamblers Geezers Dev
2018 Happy Anniversary Ed

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2008 My Holiday Hostage Hell Navi Episode: “West Papau”
2012 Holby City Cal Nelson Episode: “Blood Money”
2013 EastEnders Manager Episode: 16 April 2013
2015–2019 iZombie Dr. Ravi Chakrabarti Main role
2017–19 Supergirl Jack Spheer 2 episodes
2019–2020 Harley Quinn Dr. Jonathan Crane / Scarecrow
(voice)
Recurring role
2020 The Rocketeer Aarush Cheena (voice) 3 episodes
2020 The Haunting of Bly Manor

Web series

Year Title Role Notes
2016 Red vs. Blue Male Tex Episode: “Get Bent”
2017 Sex Swing Rahul Episode: “Welcome to the Clam Jam”
2017–present Funhaus Himself Series: “My Boyfriend Gameplay”
Series: “Talking Stalkings Episode 3″

Video games

Year Title Role Notes
2019 Rage 2 Garcia the Gregarious
2019 Gears 5 Fahz Chutani