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Ravi can be seen in WONDER WOMAN 2, staring opposite Gal Gadot and Chris Pine, and ABC’s 'American Housewife'; Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang’s critically- acclaimed Netflix series 'Master of None'; along with TBS’s comedy series 'Wrecked'. Before this, he was a series regular on Danny Chun’s FOX show, 'Grandfathered' opposite John Stamos and Josh Peck. On the feature side, he can also be seen in the Sundance hit BAND AID, opposite Zoe Lister- Jones and Adam Pally. In 2014, Ravi wrote, co-directed, and starred in MEET THE PATELS, a documentary that he created with his sister, Geeta Patel, that won the Audience Award for Best Documentary at the LA Film Festival that year. The film portrays Patel’s autobiographical journey of trying to find an Indian wife. In 2016, it premiered to rave reviews on Netflix as one of the hottest films across all genres and the high-trending film behind 'Making a Murderer'. The duo have a deal with Fox Searchlight Pictures to adapt the documentary into a feature length film. Having been cast in pilots nearly every year, Ravi has appeared on numerous popular shows over the course of his career, including but not limited to 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia', 'Scrubs,' 'Hawaii Five-0,' 'Grey's Anatomy', 'Children's Hospital,' and 'The Comedians'. Separately from acting, Ravi is the co-founder of This Bar Saves Lives, which donates a meal packet for every granola bar they sell, and is an active investor in several health and wellness start-ups. He is currently based in LA.
Matti Pellonpää (1951-1995), was an award-winning Finnish actor and musician. He became internationally recognised for his long-term collaboration with Finnish auteur Aki Kauriskmäki, appearing in 18 of his films. He also starred in Jim Jarmusch's 1991 film 'Night on Earth'. Pellonpää was also the front man for the cult Finnish band Peltsix.
Sarah Polley was born in 1979 in Toronto, Canada. She started her acting career as a child, starring in numerous high-budget feature films. As an adult, she started directing. Her feature debut, 'Away From Her' (2006) starring Julie Christie, was nominated for an Academy Award for best Adapted Screenplay. In 2013, her documentary 'Stories We Tell', exposing many of her family's secrets, was shortlisted for the Best Documentary Oscar.
Pete Postlethwaite, (1945-2011), began his career in the theatre. A minor player in films during the 70s and 80s, he received critical praise for his role in Terence Davies' 'Distant Voices Still Lives' (1988). Postlethwaite finally achieved stardom in his late 40s for 'In the Name of the Father' (1993), earning an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor. He was made an OBE in 2004.