Manish Dayal is an American actor. His career began in the mid-2000s. During his early years, he appeared in the TV film Break the Addiction: An Inconvenient Truth. His first movie role was in the Telugu feature Indian Beauty. In the 2010s, his career in Hollywood became active. During this period, he made guest appearances in such shows as CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and Law & Order: Criminal Intent. He then became known for his recurring role as Raj Kher in 90210. More recently, he had recurring parts as Ryan Ray in Halt and Catch Fire and Vijay Nadeer in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. This year, he started playing Dr. Devon Pravesh, one of the main casts in the new series The Resident.