HIMESH PATEL (John Trew) was picked as one of 2019's Screen
International Stars of Tomorrow. He recently starred in the leading role in rock
'n' roll comedy Yesterday, directed by Academy Award winner Danny Boyle and
written by Richard Curtis. Patel can be seen performing new versions of the
Beatles' most beloved hits alongside co-stars Lily James, Kate McKinnon and Ed
Next, Patel stars in Armando Iannucci's new HBO series "Avenue 5," opposite
Hugh Laurie, Josh Gad and Zach Woods, as well as a six-part adaptation of
Eleanor Catton's Man Booker Prize winner The Luminaries, co-starring Eva Green,
Eve Hewson and Marton Csokas.
Patel made his acting debut in 2007 on the hit BBC soap "EastEnders," on
which he co-starred until 2016. His other notable work includes the
award-winning play "People, Places and Things," directed by Jeremy Herrin and
starring Denise Gough, and "Don Juan in Soho," directed by Patrick Marber and
starring David Tennant and Adrian Scarborough. Patel acted as associate producer
on Sarmad Masud's feature debut My Pure Land. He previously starred in Masud's
Two Dosas, winner of Best Short Comedy at the 2015 London Short Film Festival.