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Saeed Jaffrey

Saeed Jaffrey

This gifted Indian actor has worked primarily in Great Britain and America over the past decades. His first film was Satyajit Ray's classic The Chessplayers, followed by The Man Who Would Be King, The Guru, as Nasser in My Beautiful Launderette, as Patel in Gandhi, as Hamidullah in A Passage to India, and Masala for which he was nominated for The Genie, Canada's Oscar.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.

Saeed Jaffrey Facts

BirthdayJanuary 8, 1929 (95)
BirthplaceMaler Kotla, Punjab, India

Selected Filmography

The Man Who Would Be King
Chashme Buddoor
My Beautiful Laundrette
Chess Players
The Chess Players
Staying On
The Guru
The Far Pavilions
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