Ravi Patel is an American actor. His acting career started in the mid-2000s where he debuted in the 2006 film Boys & Girls Guide To Getting Down. That same year, he had his first television appearance in an episode of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. He next appeared in one episode of Scrubs and played a small role in the film Transformers. His first starring role on television was as Dr. Rishi Karna in Past Life. This was followed by a role in the 2010 film The Last Hurrah. In 2014, he starred as himself in the documentary film Meet the Patels. He next starred as Ravi Gupta in the sitcom Grandfathered. More recently, he had recurring roles in American Housewife and Living Biblically.