Malil, Shelley 1964–

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MALIL, Shelley 1964–

(Shelly Malile)


Full name, Shelley Mathew Malil; born December 23, 1964, in Kerala, India; immigrated to the United States, 1974. Education: Studied acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Avocational Interests: Golf.

Addresses: Agent—Zanuck, Passon & Pace, 4717 Van Nuys Blvd., Suite 102, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403; Abrams Artists Agency, 9200 Sunset Blvd., 11th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90069.

Career: Actor. Appeared in many television commercials, including World Yacht, 1991, New York Post, 1992, Plax, 1993, Miller Lite, 1993, The Men's Wearhouse, 1994, Capt.D's, 1995, AT&T, 1996, Sprint Canada, 1996, American Express, 1997, Hilton, 1998, United Airlines, 1998, Saturn, 1999, Long's Drugs, 2000, Budweiser, 2000–01, Shady Brook Farms, 2001, Dish Network, 2001, Microsoft, 2001, Mercedes Benz, 2002 and 2004, Intel, 2003, SBC, 2003, Boeing, 2004, T–Mobile, 2004, and Quit Assist, 2004; appeared in musicals in the Dallas, TX, dinner theatre circuit; was a series regular on Gadget on the Girl,

Member: Screen Actors Guild.

Awards, Honors: Ovation Award nomination, best featured actor, 1997, for A Midsummer's Night Dream; Clio Award.


Film Appearances:

Biology professor, Dead Man on Campus, Paramount, 1998.

Felix, My Favorite Martian (also known as My Favourite Martian), Buena Vista, 1999.

Coach Ravi, Perfect Game, 2000.

Ashok, Turbans, 2000.

Sam, Boys from Madrid, 2000.

Sam, Runners, 2001.

Raj, Thank You, Good Night, Riley Sterrett Films, 2001.

Steve Banerjee, Just Can't Get Enough (also known as Just Can't Get Enough: The Chippendale's Story), 2001.

Doctor, Collateral Damage, Warner Bros., 2002.

Raj, Getting There (also known as Getting There: Sweet 16 and Licensed to Drive), Warner Home Video, 2002.

Nosy landlord, Holes, Buena Vista, 2003.

Jaffe, Mr. Fix It, 2005.

Doctor, El Cortez, 2005.

Film Work:

Automated dialogue replacement group member, The Bourne Supremacy, Universal, 2004.

Television Appearances; Series:

Sandeep, Luis, Fox, 2003.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Congressman Singh, The Second Civil War, HBO, 1997.

Rhajid, How to Marry a Billionaire: A Christmas Tale (also known as How to Marry a Billionaire), 2000.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Ashid, Bad News, Mr. Swanson, F/X, 2001.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Ashok, "Stagecoach," The Adventures of Brisco Country, Jr., Fox, 1994.

Dr. Urami, "Love's Labor Lost," ER, NBC, 1995.

Dr. Patel, "Romance," Tracey Takes On ... , HBO, 1996.

Dr. Mehta, "The Black Widower," Leaving L.A., ABC, 1997.

Usher, "The Betrayal," Seinfeld, NBC, 1997.

Hajil, "Lucky in Love," Mike Hammer, Private Eye, syndicated, 1998.

(As Shelly Malile) Hajil, "Songbird: Parts 1 & 2," Mike Hammer, Private Eye, syndicated, 1998.

Hajil, "Dead Men Talk," Mike Hammer, Private Eye, syndicated, 1998.

Masood, "Passion and the Palm Beach Detectives," Silk Stalkings, USA Network, 1998.

Trust group guru, "Touched by an Amnesiac," Buddy Faro, CBS, 1998.

Abdul, "Saving Milo's Privates," Getting Personal, Fox, 1998.

Khodi Khan, "Juvies," Pacific Blue, USA Network, 1999.

Dr. Rai, "Driven to Extremes," Party of Five, Fox, 1999.

Vanja, "Under Mom's Thumb," Zoe, Duncan, Jack & Jane, The WB, 1999.

Vipul, "Airplane," G vs E (also known as Good vs Evil), USA Network, 1999.

Cabbie #1, "Family Business," The Jamie Foxx Show, The WB, 2000.

Driver, "Where's Grandma?," Cousin Skeeter, Nickelodeon, 2000.

Ismail Patel, "This Old Spouse," NYPD Blue, ABC, 2000.

Steve Banerjee, "Stripin' Down Chippendales," Arrest & Trial, syndicated, 2000.

Renfro, "Two Cathedrals," The West Wing, NBC, 2001.

Bharat Rangaraj, "The Amarillo Round–up and Other Assorted Misdemeanors," Going to California, Showtime, 2002.

Surgeon, "Present Perfect," Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, The WB, 2003.

Fake doctor, "Learning to Fly," She Spies, syndicated, 2003.

Ahmed, "Fallout: Part 1," Without a Trace, CBS, 2003.

Prakash Sandahar, "Yo, Adrian," NYPD Blue, ABC, 2003.

Prakash Sandahar, "Maybe Baby," NYPD Blue, ABC, 2003.

Bartender, "My Journey," Scrubs, NBC, 2003.

Coroner, "A.K.A.," The District, CBS, 2004.

Also appeared as Henny, "Setting the Tone," So Downtown.

Stage Appearances:

Bottom, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Stella Adler Theater, CA, c. 1997.

The Honey Makers, Stage 52 Playhouse, 2004.

Also appeared as Mukesh Singh, Chaos Theory, ArtWallah Festival, Los Angeles; in Annie, Get Your Gun; Carnival; Showboat.

Stage Work:

Crew member, Noises, Off!, Collin County Community College Quad C, 1992.


Video Games:

Voice of Raj, Medal of Honor: Rising Sun, EA Games, 2003.