Waleed Akhtar

Waleed Akhtar

Waleed is a versatile actor of Asian/Arabian descent, with a vibrant and contemporary tone. Waleed has played everything from a young hoodie to an Indian immigrant (with a bit of Arab terrorist in-between) and is best known for his role as Essad in the Golden Globe nominated 'Salmon Fishing in the Yemen', whilst also receiving critical acclaim for his first role in the International Emmy winning BBC adaptation of Jacqueline Wilson's 'Dustbin Baby'.

Three Girls | Bucket | Tyrant | Doctors

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen | Miss You Already | Dustbin Baby |  Night Bus

A Midsummer Night's Dream | The Kite Runner | Betrayed | U 11's