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Shazad Latif Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Shazad Latif Quick Info
Height 6 ft 1 in
Weight 74 kg
Date of Birth July 8, 1988
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Eye Color Dark Brown

Shazad Latif is a British actor, voice actor, and producer who is known for his roles like playing Tariq Masood in Spooks, Ash Tyler/Voq in Star Trek: Discovery, Dr. Henry Jekyll in Penny Dreadful, Clem Fandango in Toast of London, and Kylan (voice) in The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. He has also been cast in many other shows and movies which include The Man Who Knew InfinityThe Pursuit of Love, The Second Best Exotic Marigold HotelProfileThe CommuterFalling for FigaroThe SilenceFresh MeatComedy LabSalting the Battlefield, Black MirrorSilkJoMy Mad Fat DiaryOrdinary Lies, and Departure.

Born Name

Iqbal Amin

Other Names

Shazad Latif, Javid Iqbal

Shazad Latif as seen while speaking at the 2018 San Diego Comic Con International, for 'Star Trek Discovery', at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California
Shazad Latif as seen while speaking at the 2018 San Diego Comic-Con International, for ‘Star Trek Discovery’, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California (Gage Skidmore / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sun Sign

Cancer

Born Place

London, England, United Kingdom

Nationality

British

 

Education

Shazad Latif attended Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, a drama school located in Bristol, England. He left the school a year early in order to take up his role in the spy drama series Spooks.

Occupation

Actor, Voice Actor, Producer

Family

  • Father – Javed Iqbal (Cab Driver)
  • Mother – She has worked as a cleaner.

Manager

Shazad Latif has been signed with –

  • Lou Coulson Associates Ltd., Talent Agency, London, England, United Kingdom
  • The Joneses Voice Agency, Talent Agency, London, England, United Kingdom

Build

Slim

From Left to Right - Shazad Latif, Timur Bekmambetov, and Valene Kane at the press conference of 'Profile' at Berlinale 2018
From Left to Right – Shazad Latif, Timur Bekmambetov, and Valene Kane at the press conference of ‘Profile’ at Berlinale 2018 (Diana Ringo / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Height

6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm

Weight

74 kg or 163 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

Mixed (Asian and White)

Shazad Latif is of Pakistani descent on his father’s side and has English and Scottish ancestry on his mother’s side.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Often sports long hair and beard

Shazad Latif as seen in 2019
Shazad Latif as seen in 2019 (Crosa / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Shazad Latif Facts

  1. He spent his childhood years growing up in Tufnell Park, North London.
  2. During his time at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Shazad Latif performed in many stage productions like King Lear (playing Cornwall) and Richard Sheridan’s comedy titled School for Scandal (playing Joseph Surface).
  3. He portrayed the character of Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis (an Indian scientist and statistician) in the 2015 biographical drama film The Man Who Knew Infinity, starring Dev Patel, Jeremy Irons, Toby Jones, Stephen Fry, and others.
  4. Shazad Latif played the recurring role of Henry Jekyll / Hyde (a chemist and college friend of Victor Frankenstein) in the gothic horror drama television series Penny Dreadful in 2016.
  5. From 2017 to 2019, he was cast as Ash Tyler/Voq in the sci-fi adventure drama series Star Trek: Discovery. His co-stars for the project included Sonequa Martin-Green, Anthony Rapp, Mary Wiseman, Jason Isaacs, Wilson Cruz, Anson Mount, David Ajala, and Tig Notaro.
  6. Shazad was seen as Ali Basra (Madelyn Strong’s boyfriend) in the 2019 suspense drama television series Departure.
  7. In 2021, he co-starred as Alfred Wyncham/Wincham in the romance drama television miniseries The Pursuit of Love.
  8. He appeared as Charlie in the 2021 romantic comedy film Falling for Figaro, starring Joanna Lumley, Danielle Macdonald, and Hugh Skinner.

Featured Image by Gage Skidmore / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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