Watch Sendhil Ramamurthy in NBC’s sci-fi series Heroes, no one would ever guess he didn’t start out as an actor. Growing up, all he wanted to do was wear his parents’ shoes, both of whom were doctors. However, he later found that the screen was what he loved rather than being around sick people. And late as ever he started his acting career in 2000. Almost two decades later he has established himself with a number of film roles and many other TV appearances.
Sendhil Ramamurthy Biography
The actor was born on Sendhil Amithab Ramamurthy17. May 1974 in Chicago, Illinois, USA to his father Somayaji and mother Rajam, both from Bangalore. He grew up in San Antonio with his sister Sujatha and spoke English and a little Kannada with his immediate family. Although he loved films since childhood, Ramamurthy had never seriously considered becoming an actor. Instead, he wanted to be a doctor as that was the profession he grew up in with both of his parents being doctors. His sister is also a doctor.
He received his education from Keystone School, where he graduated in 1991. He later went to Tufts University, where he was a medical student. Having to take an art class, he enrolled in an acting class in his senior year, believing it would be easy. He landed his acting debut in a college production of Timberlake Wertenbaker’s Our Country’s Good. After two more plays he became an actor.
When he came out to tell his parents that he wanted to be a doctor, he wanted to be an actor. It hit them hard because they didn’t see it coming. Still, they later accepted it and were very supportive. In fact, they paid his fees when he went to the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London.
Sendhil Ramamurthy got his start in theater with productions such as A Servant of Two Masters , Ink , and East is East in the West End, the Soho Repertory Theater and the Manhattan Theater Club. His first on-screen role came with an appearance in the 2000 film, In the Beginning , followed by a television appearance in Paragon (2002). One of his biggest roles came in 2006 when he played Mohinder Suresh in Heroes. He continued with the role until 2010.
Since choosing screen, the actor has appeared in over 20 films and TV shows. In addition, he appeared in various theater productions. In addition to being an actor, he is also the executive producer of Brahman Bullen in 2013, in which he also acted.
Sendhil Ramamurthy looks back on his resume appearances in so many movies or TV shows spanning almost two decades. However, he does have some very significant appearances in productions such as Heroes, Beauty and the Beast from 2013-2015 and Heroes Reborn , giving him an estimated net worth of $500,000. This doesn’t make him the richest actor, but it does keep him in a good place.
Sendhil Ramamurthy’s family: wife and children
Sendhil Ramamurthy is happily married to his wife Olga Sosnovska, a Polish actress from 1999. Olga was born on May 21, 1972 in Wieluń, Poland. Although she was born in Poland, her family immigrated to England where she began her acting career. She is best known for her role in the United States as Polish businesswoman Lena Kundera on the soap opera All My Children
Olga rose to fame in the UK for her role as Fiona Carter in the popular TV series Spooks, but left mid-season due to her first pregnancy in 2005. She also appeared on Oceans Thirteen in 2007 as “Debbie.” The couple is blessed with two children, Halina Ramamurthy, born in 2005 and Alex Ramamurthy, born in 2008.
Sendhil is a handsome man whose name appeared on People magazine’s list of the 100 Most Beautiful People in 2007. With his handsome dark looks, the Native American isn’t necessarily the tallest man around, but he still stands at a good height of 5 feet 10 inches. To add to that, he also has a good physique, although his body weight is not known.