Facts of Mandeep Dhillon
|Birth Date||December 21,1990|
|Ethnicity||Mixed Descent (Indian-British)|
|Birth City||Letchworth, Hertfordshire, England|
|Birth Country||United Kingdom|
|Filmography||After Life,CSI:Vegas,Some Girls,Peacock|
Mandeep Dhillon is a British actress who rose to fame following her role as Saz Kaur in the BBC hit series Some Girls.
Similarly, some of her popular roles include Sandy in After Life, Allie Rajan in CSI: Vegas, and Lieutenant Garan in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
By all means, the young and promising Dhillon is the next big thing.
Learn more about her personal and professional life, including age, height, net worth, and partner.
Early Life- Mandeep Dhillon Age, Height, Ethnicity
Mandeep Dhillon was born on 21 December 1990 in Letchworth, Hertfordshire, England, UK.
There are not many details about her parents; however, her mother was a social worker who worked in NHS.
The actress is the youngest among three children in the family. One of her siblings' names is Sandeep Dhillon.
She is of mixed descent- Indian and British, which Dhillon revealed in her old interviews.
Moreover, the 31 years-British actress stands at 5 feet 8 inches (177cm).
As for her education, Mandeep graduated from Wilbury Primary school and later joined Fearnhill school, Letchworth.
In an interview, Dhillon revealed she had been into acting since childhood. As her family could not afford acting classes, she participated in all school plays and dramas for the experience.
She also dropped out of her A-level courses and joined a performing arts institution in London.
Mandeep started emailing several agencies for the auditions, and she finally found her first break in Some Dogs Bite in 2019 (aged 20), which became her first television appearance.
Mandeep in an interview shared her experience in her first job.
"To find my first-ever agent, I got a hold of a book called “Spotlights,” and I just sat out after college and would email agencies until one got back to me. And only one did get back to me, and then she asked me to come to her workshop. Then, after going to her workshop for a month or whatever, she then put me on her books. And then I went and started auditioning and luckily booked my first job."
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Career Highlights: Television, Theatre & Radio Artist- Roles In After Life, Star Wars, And CSI: Vegas
From sarcastic and uptight math-geek Saz Kaur in Some Girls, shy yet confident newly hired feature journalist Sandy in After Life to intelligent Level II CSI agent Allie Rajan in CSI: Vegas, actress Mandeep Dhillon has played a variety of roles — but she’s just getting started.
Here are a few of her popular roles:
- Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker-Probably one of her biggest opportunities, Mandeep got a role in the 2019 American film Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker produced and directed by J.J. Abrams. She portrayed the role of Lieutenant Garan alongside Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and others. The movie collected $1.074 billion at the box office.
- After Life- Similarly, the actress appeared in the British black comedy-drama, After Life (2019-2020). The series is created, written, produced, and directed by Ricky Gervais, who is also the lead cast. Dhillon appeared as Sandy, a newly hired features journalist in the series. Sadly, she had to leave the show abruptly in season three because of her prior work commitments just like fellow cast member Roisin Conaty.
- 24: Live Another Day- Likewise, the After Life alum Mandeep Dhillon guest-starred in the crime thriller 24: Live Another Day. She played the role of Chell for seven episodes in the series along with Kiefer Sutherland, Tate Donovan, and William Devane.
- Some Girls- In 2012, the rising star played a recurring role in the TV series; Some Girls, created and written by Bernadette Davis. She starred as Saz Kaur, a bitter and sarcastic maths enthusiast from a strict Sikh family. The role gave her a big push in her career.
- Finding Fatimah: Also, Mandeep played one of the lead roles, Nayna, in the British romantic comedy Finding Fatimah. The movie was produced on a budget of £325,000 and collected $67,146 worldwide.
- The City and the City: Likewise, the 31-year-old actress's other big role was in the science-fiction/crime drama The City and the City, based on China Miéville's novel. She played the character named Const. Lizbeth Corwin.
- CSI: Vegas: As of May 2022, Dhillon is busy with her role as a Level II CSI Allie Rajan on an American crime television series CSI: Vegas. The show is a sequel to the long-running series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
Similarly, in 2022, she appeared as lead Georgia in the series Peacock.
Additionally, she appeared in Fried, Bulletproof, Zapped, The Good Karma Hospital, Adult Material, Pls Like, Temple, etc.
Moreover, Dhillon played the lead role of Krishna in the short film Garfield which won her the Actor Award at Underwire Film Festival in 2018.
Theatre & Radio Artist
Before ruling the television world, Indian-British actress Mandeep Dhillon was a Theatre and Radio artist.
She played a school student in The Knowledge and Little Platoons at the Bush Theatre in 2011.
Similarly, her stage performances include roles as Katrina in New Path at CANDI Productions and Lady Sebastian in The Tempest at CANDI Productions.
Also, as Gemma and Michelle in Holloway Jones ad Angle at the Bush: Repentance respectively at Bush Theatre.
Mandeep's last performance was in 2015 as Meena in Anita and Me at Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Theatre Royal Stratford East.
Likewise, radio artist Dhillon has worked for BBC Radio 4 and performed in shows like Newsjack, The Beard, Freezing to Death (and How to Avoid It), and Quartet for the End of Time.
Personal Life-Is Mandeep Dhillon Dating Someone? Who Is Her Partner?
The actress has not declared herself to be dating anybody, she is extremely private, and almost nothing related to her relationship status is revealed to the media.
Having said that, she was reportedly dating a guy named Jonathan Parramint back in the day; however, there are no further reports available.
How Much Is The Net Worth Of Mandeep Dhillon?
Mandeep Dhillon is worth £3 million as of June 2022. Her primary income source is her career as a television and theatre artist.
As per the sources, an average salary of a British actor is £27k, while most experienced can make up to £52k per year.
She is also a theatre artist and earns more than £1000 for each performance.
Apart from that, the actress also makes a decent sum from sponsorships, endorsements, ad campaigns, and photoshoots.
Reportedly, Dhillon makes $237 - $395 per sponsored Instagram post with 46.4k followers and a 4.26% engagement rate.
Dhillon has come a long way since her struggling days, but we cannot help but admire her for her hard work and determination.
The Afterlife star remembered how she saved up to start an acting career in an interview.
"I had to work so many jobs in between auditions. I've done everything: a waitress, I worked at a gym, and call centers raised money for charities. And I wouldn't change one thing about it. I loved the grind."
We cannot wait to see what the future holds for the passionate, hardworking, talented actress Mandeep Dhillon.