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That Guy From That Thing:
8 Character Actors You Need to Know

Tuesday, June 01, 2010

You've seen them before. You love their work. You just have no clue who the hell they are. Eight faces you'll be seeing a lot more of—and eight names it's time to learn.

AASIF MANDVI

Usually plays: health-care professionals; white-collar comic relief.
You probably know him as: himself, as a correspondent on The Daily Show; Sandra Bullock's high-strung officemate in The Proposal; Ricky Gervais' colleague Dr. Prashar in Ghost Town.
You'll recognize him next as: Commander Zhao in M. Night Shyamalan's The Last Airbender (July 2).

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