Parvesh Cheena

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  • Birth Name: Parvesh Singh Cheena
  • Birth Place: Elk Grove, Illinois, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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  • Made his film debut in Barbershop, in which he played the owner of a convenience store.
  • Is one of the co-founders of Rasaka Theatre Company in Chicago and has extensive theater credits.
  • Trained with Second City Los Angeles.
  • Has played a call center employee in the film Karma Calling and the NBC series Outsourced, as well as working in an actual one early in his career.
  • Based his Indian accent on his cousin, who likes to imitate Americans doing an Indian accent. According to Cheena, it sounds like "an Indian-American imitating an Indian imitating an American."

College

  • Attended University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, United States; Roosevelt University, Chicago College of Performing Arts, Chicago, Illinois, United States

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  • Birth Name: Parvesh Singh Cheena
  • Birth Place: Elk Grove, Illinois, United States
  • Profession: Actor

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