Shazad Latif

Shazad Latif

Captivating, handsome, and an immensely talented actor, Shazad Latif has made a name for himself in the UK and the US for the characters he has created on screen. This year, Latif can be seen in the highly anticipated CBS series “Star Trek: Discovery.”

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Star Trek: Discovery

The series returns 50 years after it first premiered, and is set about 10 years before Captain Kirk’s five-year mission. Latif shines as Lieutenant Tyler, a Starfleet officer in the Federation. “Star Trek: Discovery” premiered on CBS All Access on September 24, 2017. On the film front, Latif appeared alongside Liam Neeson and Vera Farmiga in “The Commuter”. Directed by Jalume Collet-Serra, the film follows a businessman who is caught up in a criminal conspiracy during his commute to work. “The Commuter” was released on January 12, 2018.

Shazad's career

Born and raised in London, Latif (who is English, Scottish, and Pakistani) attended the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and after one year secured his first television role as Tariq Masood in BBC One’s “Spooks.” Subsequent television roles include “Salting the Battlefield,” and the BAFTA nominated series “My Mad Fat Diary.” In 2012 he landed the regular role of Clem Fan-dango in multi-award winning comedy“Toast of London, as well as receiving critical acclaim for his appearance in BBC One’s “Ordinary Lies.”

Additional recent credits for Latif include starring as Dr. Henry Jekyll on the hit gothic thriller “Penny Dreadful” for Showtime/Sky, and appearing as Chandra Mahalanobis in “The Man Who Knew Infinity” (IFC Films) alongside Jeremy Irons, Dev Patel, Toby Jones, and Stephen Fry. Latif is also well known for his role as Kushal in “The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” (Fox Search-light Pictures) whichwas released worldwide in spring 2015. He appeared alongside Maggie Smith, Dev Patel, Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, and Richard Gere.

Latif currently splits his time between his hometown of London, Toronto where he is filming “Star Trek,” Los Angeles, and New York City.