Hiran Abeysekera
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Hiran Abeysekera
Hiran Abeysekera
Born
Sri Lanka
NationalitySri Lankan
EducationNalanda College Colombo
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
OccupationActor
TelevisionFind Me in Paris

Hiran Abeysekera (born 1986) is a Sri Lankan actor, known for his roles in Lion in the Tent and A Midsummer Night's Dream. From 2018 to 2019, he portrayed the role of Dash Khan on the Hulu series Find Me in Paris.

Early life

Abeysekera was educated at Nalanda College Colombo.[1][2] Having obtained a diploma from the Lanka Children's and Youth Theatre Foundation, he played the lead role in a British Council production of Peter Shaffer's Equus in 2007.[3] This resulted in an opportunity to audition for drama schools in the UK, and he graduated from RADA in 2011.[4]

Career

Abeysekera made his professional stage debut with the English Touring Theatre in 2011, playing Valere in Tartuffe.[5] In 2015, he played Peter Pan on the London stage,[6] and in 2016 he was cast as Puck in the BBC's new production of A Midsummer Night's Dream.[7] In 2018, Abeysekera began appearing in the Hulu series Find Me in Paris, portraying the role of Dash Khan until 2019.[8]

Filmography

Year Title Role Notes
2014 Lion in the Tent Aamir Short film
2016 A Midsummer Night's Dream Puck Television film
2018-2019 Find Me in Paris Dash Khan Main role
2018 Holby City Tyler Saba 2 episodes
2019 Supervized Celestro Film

References

  1. ^ The making of Alan
  2. ^ A sale of dreams
  3. ^ "A new scene for Hiran". Sunday Times. 20 July 2008. Retrieved 2016.
  4. ^ "Student & Graduate Profiles". RADA. Retrieved 2016.
  5. ^ "Hiran Abeysekera makes professional debut with ETT". ETT. 26 September 2011. Retrieved 2016.
  6. ^ Kate Stanbury (21 May 2015). "In his words: Peter Pan's Hiran Abeysekera". Official London Theatre. Retrieved 2016.
  7. ^ "BBC One announces stellar line up for Shakespeare's classic A Midsummer Night's Dream". BBC. 23 September 2015. Retrieved 2016.
  8. ^ "Dash Khan from Find Me In Paris". Nickelodeon. Retrieved 2019.

External links


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