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Birth 9 april 1984 (37 years)
Arsher Ali is a British actor who rose to prominence after playing the role of Hassan Malik in the Chris Morris-directed comedy film Four Lions. His other roles include Adil 'A-Rab' Hussein in the comedy drama Beaver Falls, Waleed Ahmed in the Channel 4 drama Complicit, and Malik Suri in BBC drama The Missing.
He is also known for his theatre work, most notably as a regular lead performer at the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon.
Ali has been very vocal about the challenges faced by an ethnic actor in the industry and his continual fight against racial typecasting.
He is currently writing his first feature film.
Ali is a Sunni Muslim and is married to actress Roxy Shahidi, whom he met at the Royal National Theatre in 2007.