Name: Naveen William Sidney Andrews
DOB: January 17, 1969
Where: Lambeth, London, England
Years Active: 1991-present
-Naveen William Sidney Andrews is a British American actor.
-Best known roles: Kip in The English Patient, Sayid Jarrah on the TV show Lost
-Also appeared on an episode of Law and Order:SVU, titled "Shadow". He played a Special Frauds agent named Det. Ashok "Ash" Ramsay
|Playing a Special Frauds agent named Ash Ramsay|
|Playing Sayid Jarrah on Lost|
|Playing Kip, an Indian in the British Army in The English Patient|
-Born to Nirmala, a psychologist and Stanley Andrews, a business man. Both are Malayali Nasrani immigrants from Kerala, India.
-Was brought up in Wandsworth, South London and had what he described to be a "very repressive" upbringing.
-At age 16, he fell in love with his math teacher, Geraldine Feakins, 7 years later, they had a son, Jaisal, born in 1992
-Auditioned for drama school and was accepted at London's Guildhall School of Music and Drama with Ewan McGregor and David Thewlis.
-His studying paid off when he won a role in London Kills Me(1991). In 1996, he played Kip in The English Patient and also Sayid Jarrah on the TV show Lost in 2004.
|Playing Jodie Foster's British-Indian doctor fiancee in The Brave One|
-Was in a relationship with Barbara Hershey; they lived together in L.A and separated in 2005; during that time, he had another son, Naveen Joshua with another woman, Elena Eustache.
-He has openly spoke about his alcoholism and 2 year addiction to heroin in the mid 1990s.
-Plays guitar and sings. Became a naturalized U.S. citizen on May 27, 2010.
|Naveen Andrews and Barbara Hershey|