British actor Antonio Aakeel is best known for Tomb Raider (2018), City of Tiny Lights (2016), and Three Girls (2017).
Antonio was born in Wolverhampton, England, to an Indian mother and English father. He moved around the West Midlands as a child; settling in Birmingham where he studied Acting. He honed his craft in local theatre, before moving to London and being scouted by a talent agent.
Antonio won his screen debut in the BAFTA award-winning drama series Skins (2007) out of 500 candidates who had applied to a nationwide 'Skins needs you' campaign searching for fresh acting talent. He appeared in series 3.
He was cast in City of Tiny Lights (2016) directed by BAFTA winner Pete Travis alongside Riz Ahmed and Billie Piper and appeared as Immy in the BBC One mini-series Three Girls (2017). He leads the upcoming comedy feature Eaten by Lions (2017) opposite Johnny Vegas and next stars in Film London's dark Shakespearean feature adaptation The Hungry (2017), directed by Bornila Chatterjee.
Antonio won the role of Nitin Ahuja in Warner Bros' Tomb Raider (2018) franchise reboot, starring opposite Oscar-winner Alicia Vikander, directed by Roar Uthaug.
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