Simon Kassianides is a British actor. He had his career beginnings in the mid-2000s. During his early years, he had guest appearances in the British shows Casualty, Ultimate Force, and Spooks, among others. In 2008, he made his film debut in The Edge of Love. That same year, he also appeared in the film Quantum of Solace. In the 2010s, he pursued a career in the US, first guest-starring in an episode of Nikita. He later appeared in an episode of Burn Notice. He next had a role in the movie Desert Dancer. Kassianides became further known for his role as Sunil Bakshi in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. He will star as Nick D’Amato in the upcoming series Pearson.