Ravi Vasant Patel (born December 18, 1978) is an American actor. He has also written and directed, with his sister, an autobiographical documentary, Meet the Patels.
Patel is married to actress Mahaley Patel with whom he has a daughter named Amelie.
Patel was born in Freeport, Illinois, the son of financial consultant father Vasant Patel and real estate agent mother Champa Patel. He spent most of his youth in Charlotte, North Carolina. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2001 with double majors in Economics and International Studies. His sister, Geeta Patel, is a writer and director. An investment banker after college, Patel co-founded poker magazine All In while living in LA.
Movies & TV shows
3 Movies · 2 TV shows
Bhaag Beanie Bhaag
Facing disapproving parents, a complicated love life and her own inner critic, an aspiring comic ditches her good life to pursue stand-up.
Come As You Are
Three young men with disabilities embark on a road trip to a brothel in Montreal that caters to people with special needs to lose their virginity. Hasta La Vista is a remake of a true story.
Ravi Patel's Pursuit of Happiness
In search of answers to some of life's most pressing questions, actor, humanitarian, and documentarian Ravi Patel takes a trip around the world to investigate societal norms in search of answers.
Wonder Woman 1984
A bungled store robbery places Wonder Woman in a global battle against a powerful and mysterious ancient force that puts her powers in jeopardy.
An obese, lonely kid is about to make history. He's going to eat until he dies and everyone is invited to see it.
3 Movies · 1 TV show
Fred Flarsky has a knack for getting into trouble. One of the most influential women in the world is Charlotte Field. When Fred ran into Charlotte, he realized that he had a childhood crush on her. Ch...
Former actor Jules works her way up to the top of the cutthroat world of Los Angeles commercial real estate, surrounded by an assortment of chauvinists, buffoons, and sharks. But as she rises through ...
Tamron Hall is a former news host and journalist.
A twelve year-old child prodigy teams up with a quirky retiree to solve a crime and save his family from splitting up.
2 Movies · 1 TV show
A sheltered Indian couple visits their son in the U.S. for the first time and bungles their apartment rental, ending up in close quarters with their hosts, a gay couple and their dogs.
The Cool Kids
Three guy friends in a retirement community are the top dogs until they are blown out of the water by the newest member of the community, a female rebel who is ready to challenge their place.
The Black String
A suburban lazy person's life begins to fall apart when he encounters a mysterious woman. His friends and family think that he is losing his mind, but he is not.
1 Movie · 1 TV show
1 Movie · 1 TV show
A single-camera comedy centering on a diverse group of survivors adjusting to being stranded on an uninhabited island, a dangerous new world where they must face many threats, mostly brought on by the...
Get a Job
A recent college graduate and his friends are forced to lower their expectations when they leave school. Life after college graduation is not going as planned for Will and Jillian who find themselves ...
1 Movie · 4 TV shows
Jimmy is used to being the most successful person in the room. The surprise appearance of Jimmy's adult son, Gerald, and his baby daughter, Edie, changes everything. Jimmy went from single to grandfat...
The first family of Newport, Rhode Island, who have nothing to offer to the world, but who have so much money, are the focus of "Another Period". The series focuses on sisters "Lillian" and "Beatrice"...
A comedy about a family of employees at a large store. From the bright-eyed newbies and the seen-it-all veterans to the clueless summer hires and the in-it-for-life managers, they hilarious tackle the...
Master of None
The 30-year-old New York actor takes on pillars of maturity such as the first big job, a serious relationship, and busting sex offenders on the subway.
Puerto Ricans in Paris
NYPD detectives Luis and Eddie went to Paris to help catch the black market thief who ripped off a French designer's handbag. While Eddie's wife Gloria remains in New York, the hopelessly unhip odd co...
Meet the Patels
Finding love is never easy. For Ravi Patel, a first generation Indian-American, the odds are slim. His ideal bride is beautiful, smart, funny, family-oriented, kind and—in keeping with tradition—India...
Two engineering students come up with a formula to pick up women.
1 TV show
Super Fun Night
For the last 13 years, junior attorney Kimmie Boubier and her two best friends, Helen-Alice and Marika, have had a standing date every Friday night. The tradition of "Friday Night Fun Night" has been ...
1 TV show
The New Normal
The New Normal aired on NBC from September 10, 2012 to April 2, 2013). Ryan Murphy and Ali Adler wrote the series. Bryan and David are a gay couple living in Los Angeles. They decided to have a child ...
1 TV show
Past Life aired on Fox from February 9 to June 4, 2010. The premiere of the series was on Tuesday, February 9. The series was broadcast on Thursdays after the premiere during the 9:00 pm Eastern/ 8:00...
Sam Witwicky became involved in the ancient struggle between the Autobots and the Decepticons. The Decepticons will stop at nothing to get Sam's clue.
The Boys & Girls Guide to Getting Down
There are people partying in L.A. Voice-over narration, charts and graphs, and visits to a research laboratory finish the story of a single night when groups of friends go out, drink alcohol, take dru...
2 TV shows
Dr. The Jeffersonian's Medico-Legal Lab helps Special Agent Seeley Booth with murder investigations when the remains are so badly burned or destroyed that the standard identification methods are usele...
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Four egocentric friends who run a neighborhood Irish pub in Philadelphia try to find their way through the adult world of work and relationships. Their warped views and precarious judgments often lead...
1 TV show
Real Time with Bill Maher
A panel of guests, including politicians, actors, comedians, musicians and the like, discuss what's going on in the world each week on Bill Maher's show.
1 TV show
In the world of Sacred Heart Hospital, John "J.D." learns about medicine, friendship and life.