Roshan Seth

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Birth Name: Roshan Seth
Born: 1942
Birth Place: India

At the urging of Richard Attenborough, Seth returned to acting as Pandit Nehru in the biopic "Gandhi" (1982). Around the same time, playwright-director David Hare was casting the lead in his new play "A Map of the World" and he persuaded Seth to create the role of Victor Mehta, a sardonic and celebrated Indian author, first performed in Australia, then London and finally in NYC. Following the success of "Gandhi" and the stage role, Seth was cast as the duplicitous aide-de-camp of the young potentate in Steven Spielberg's "Indian Jones and the Temple of Doom" and also appeared in David Lean's "A Passage to India" (both 1984). Other roles followed including Mr. Pancks in Christine Edzard's epi... Continue Bio >>

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