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Adeel Akhtar Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Adeel Akhtar Quick Info
Height 5 ft 6 in
Weight 72 kg
Date of Birth September 18, 1980
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Eye Color Dark Brown

Adeel Akhtar is a British actor and stage artist who is known for playing Wilson Wilson in the comedy-conspiracy thriller drama television series Utopia, Ray in the sitcom Trollied, Shahzad in the one-off drama Murdered by My Father, Monsieur Thénardier in the television series Les Misérables, Martin in the black comedy-drama spy thriller television series Killing Eve, Dr. Aditya Singh in the Netflix fantasy drama series Sweet Tooth, Barry in the supernatural sitcom Ghosted, Hassan Mahmoud in the crime drama series Unforgotten, and Detective Sergeant Ira King in the 6-part television drama River. For his performance in Utopia, he was nominated for a British Academy Television Award for “Best Supporting Actor” while he won a British Academy Television Award for “Best Actor” for his role in Murdered by My Father. Moreover, Adeel Akhtar has also been cast in movies like Stranger ThingsEnola HolmesPanWar BookSwimming with Men, Murder MysteryVictoria & Abdul, and The Nest.

Born Name

Adeel Akhtar

Nick Name


Adeel Akhtar as seen in February 2013
Adeel Akhtar as seen in February 2013 (Adeel Akhtar / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

London, England, United Kingdom


London, England, United Kingdom





Adeel Akhtar studied at Cheltenham College Junior School from 1991 to 1994 and then attended Cheltenham College in Newick House from 1994 to 1999. He received a law degree but then decided to train at the Actors Studio Drama School in New York, United States.


Actor, Stage Artist




5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm


72 kg or 158.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Note – Adeel Akhtar is married and has a son.

Race / Ethnicity

Mixed (Asian and Black)

Adeel Akhtar is of Pakistani descent on his father’s side and has Kenyan ancestry on his mother’s side.

Adeel Akhtar (Right) and O-T Fagbenle in January 2018
Adeel Akhtar (Right) and O-T Fagbenle in January 2018 (Adeel Akhtar / Instagram)

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Sports a beard
  • Wears glasses

Adeel Akhtar Facts

  1. His father wanted him to pursue a career in law but Adeel eventually got inclined towards acting.
  2. Adeel made his theatrical film debut as Hamzi in the 2008 American spy thriller film, Traitor.
  3. In 2016, he became a patron of Half Moon Theatre.
  4. He played the character named Lestrade, a determined but conventional Scotland Yard detective who consults Sherlock Holmes on many cases, in the 2020 mystery film, Enola Holmes, based on the first book in the young adult fiction series of the same name by Nancy Springer. The film stars Millie Bobby Brown, Sam Claflin, Henry Cavill, and Helena Bonham Carter.
  5. In 2021, Adeel Akhtar started playing Dr. Aditya Singh, a doctor who is desperate to find the cure for the H5G9 virus also known as the Sick in order to cure his infected wife, in the American television series named Sweet Tooth.
  6. Adeel’s stage credits include having been cast in productions such as The ColonelWuthering Heights, and Hamlet.

Featured Image by Adeel Akhtar / Instagram

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