Shazad Latif (born 8 July 1988) is a British actor, who starred as Tariq Masood in the BBC TV series Spooks, Clem Fandango on Toast of London, and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde on Penny Dreadful. He was most recently cast as Chief of Security Ash Tyler in the CBS All Access television series Star Trek: Discovery.
While his character on the show Spooks is a technological expert, in real life Latif is a self-proclaimed technophobe.
Born in London of mixed Pakistani, English and Scottish descent, Latif grew up in Tufnell Park, North London. His father was Javed Iqbal, a Pakistani. He studied at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and performed in many stage productions including King Lear, playing Cornwall, and Richard Sheridan's comedy School for Scandal, as Joseph Surface. He left the school a year early to take up his role in Spooks.
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Star Trek: Discovery
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Salting the Battlefield
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Toast of London
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