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Rizwan Manji

Actor, Producer
Born October 17, 1974 (49 years)
Rizwan Manji (born October 17, 1974, height 5' 7" (1,70 m)) is a Indo-Canadian actor. He is most most famous for his role as Rajiv in the now cancelled NBC Universal TV series Outsourced.

Manji was born in Toronto, Canada where his Indian parents had immigrated to from Tanzania. His family is Ismaili Muslim, and he states that his religion is very important to him in life.  He was raised in Calgary, Alberta, and went to Crescent Heights High School. He later moved to the US where he attended the American Musical and Dramatic Academy.  Manji played small parts in various films and television shows with recurring roles in Privileged, Better Off Ted and 24. In 2010, he auditioned for the role of Gupta on the NBC comedy Outsourced. Although he lost the part to Parvesh Cheena, the producers decided to cast him as the scheming assistant manager Rajiv. Manji resides in Studio City, California, with his wife and two children.
Movies & Shows on Plex
  • The Citizen
  • Eat Wheaties!
  • The Tiger Hunter
  • Vig
  • Wild Honey
  • Diamond in the Rough
Known For
  • The Dictator
  • Paterson
  • The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot
  • Outsourced
  • Better Off Ted
  • Wedding Season
  • Backstrom
  • The Citizen
  • Perfect Harmony
  • Too Tired to Die
  • The Tiger Hunter
  • Dr. Cabbie
  • Privileged
  • Journey to Bethlehem
  • American Desi
  • A Very Nutty Christmas
  • Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration
  • Wendell & Vinnie
  • Diamond in the Rough
  • Rob Riggle's Ski Master Academy
  • Zarqa
  • The Mikado Project

Filmography

2023
2023
2023
Mustache · as Hameed
2023
The Donor Party · as Kahlil
2022
2022
2022
Wedding Season · as Vijay Maurya
2022
Best Foot Forward (TV Series) · as Mr. Polk
2022
Zarqa (TV Series) · as Yusuf
2022
Roar (2022) (TV Series) · as Third Husband (raoul)
2022
Peacemaker (TV Series) · as Jamil
2020
Eat Wheaties! · as Bob Rapp
2020
Dear Class of 2020 · as Ray Butani
2020
Mira, Royal Detective (TV Series) · as Mr. Khan
2019
Perfect Harmony (TV Series) · as Reverend Jax
2019
Sydney to the Max (TV Series) · as Vice Principal Virmani
2018
2018
2018
Rob Riggle's Ski Master Academy (TV Series) · as Todd
2017
Wild Honey · as Writers' Group Leader
2017
Atypical (TV Series) · as Vice Principal Patrick
2016
2016
The Bounce Back · as Daryl
2016
Paterson · as Donny
2016
Goliath (TV Series) · as Dr. Carbo
2016
Odd Squad: The Movie · as Weird Mitch
2015
Equals · as Gilead
2015
Miss India America · as Balu Patel
2015
The Magicians (TV Series) · as Tick Pickwick
2015
Minority Report (TV Series) · as Dr. Orson
2015
Mr. Robot (TV Series) · as Norm
2015
Backstrom (TV Series) · as Dr. Deb Chaman
2015
Bella and the Bulldogs (TV Series) · as Mr. Matoo
2015
Schitt's Creek (TV Series) · as Ray Butani
2014
2014
Dr. Cabbie · as Vijay
2014
Young & Hungry (TV Series) · as Cashier / Doctor
2014
Working the Engels (TV Series) · as Edward Fancy-Doodle
2013
Decoding Annie Parker · as Assistant
2013
Mixology (TV Series) · as Ganesh
2013
2013
The Thundermans (TV Series) · as Babu Ouch
2013
Lucky 7 (TV Series) · as Ahsan Lashiri
2013
The Goldbergs (2013) (TV Series) · as Donald
2013
Mom (TV Series) · as Dr. Bellin
2013
Don Jon · as Teacher
2013
Another Period (TV Series) · as Prince Apato
2013
Save Me (TV Series) · as Dr. Carroll
2013
Kiss Her I'm Famous (TV Series) · as Zeke
2013
Wendell & Vinnie (TV Series) · as Aziz
2012
2012
Dog with a Blog (TV Series) · as Dr. Young
2012
Crash & Bernstein (TV Series) · as Dr. Gordon
2012
Anger Management (TV Series) · as Indian Father
2012
The Dictator · as Patient
2012
Touch (2012) (TV Series) · as Pakistani Interrogator
2011
New Girl (TV Series) · as Interviewer
2011
Free Agents (US) (TV Series) · as Dave Wuppa
2011
Workaholics (TV Series) · as Saul Kingston
2010
Morning Glory · as Daybreak Producer
2010
Shake It Up (TV Series) · as John
2010
Outsourced (TV Series) · as Rajiv Gidwani
2010
2010
Rizzoli & Isles (TV Series) · as Private Investigator
2009
The League (TV Series) · as Maitre D'
2009
Three Rivers (TV Series) · as Dr. Dev
2009
FlashForward (TV Series) · as Maneesh Sandhar
2009
NCIS: Los Angeles (TV Series) · as Anton
2009
HawthoRNe (TV Series) · as Dr. Asheesh Danee
2009
Glee (TV Series) · as Dr. Gidwani
2009
Better Off Ted (TV Series) · as Rick
2009
Karma Calling · as Nikhil Shah
2008
Eleventh Hour (US) (TV Series) · as Tony
2008
Worst Week (TV Series) · as Ashok
2008
The Suite Life on Deck (TV Series) · as Swami
2008
Privileged (TV Series) · as Rami
2007
Charlie Wilson's War · as Colonel Mahmood
2007
Life (2007) (TV Series) · as Young Doctor
2007
Transformers · as Akram
2007
The Knights of Prosperity (TV Series) · as Dentist
2006
The Game (TV Series) · as Tubak
2006
Hannah Montana (TV Series) · as Ajay
2005
Sleeper Cell (TV Series) · as Car Salesman
2005
E-Ring (TV Series) · as Officer Isi
2005
How I Met Your Mother (TV Series) · as Dr. Vikash
2005
Bones (TV Series) · as Raymond Mccants
2005
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series) · as Mehar
2005
Mind of Mencia (TV Series) · as Gynecologist
2005
American Dad! (TV Series) · as Knight (voice)
2005
Medium (TV Series) · as Rental Agent
2004
Rescue Me (TV Series) · as Haji
2003
Arrested Development (TV Series) · as Animesh / Male Concierge
2003
NCIS (TV Series) · as Dr. Pandy
2002
Without a Trace (TV Series) · as Fasil Mazari
2002
The Guru · as Party Waiter
2001
24 (TV Series) · as Ahman
2001
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series) · as Santanu Singh
2001
American Desi · as Salim Ali Khan
2001
Queenie in Love · as Ahmed
1999
Family Guy (TV Series) · as Giraffe
1998
Vig · as Club Patron
1998
Too Tired to Die · as Young Arab
1997
Sue · as Newsstand Owner
1993
Late Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) · as Santa Claus
1968
One Life to Live (TV Series) · as Dr. Patel

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