Birth: 01-01-1973, North Yorkshire, England

Jimi Mistry is a British actor. Jimi Mistry first gained exposure playing Dr Fred Fonseca on BBC TV's `East Enders`, and has since worked on film and stage. His work includes starring roles in `East is East`, `The Guru` with Heather Graham and Marisa Tomei, `Blood Diamond` alongside Leonardo Di Caprio, Guy Ritchie's `RocknRolla`, and `Partition` alongside Kristin Kreuk. He can be seen in the Warner Bros movie `2012` from director Roland Emmerich alongside John Cusack, Danny Glover, Amanda Peet and Thandie Newton, and the BAFTA-nominated movie `Exam`. In 2010 he appeared in Gurinder Chadha's new film `It's a Wonderful Afterlife` which premiered at the 2010 Sundance film festival; `Basement`, a horror movie with Danny Dyer; and `West is West`, the sequel to `East is East`. Mistry has also produced/written and starred in a music documentary about Ibiza entitled `And The Beat Goes On`, exploring the history of the island, the birth of House Music and the art of the DJ. Mistry competed in the 2010 series of BBC's `Strictly Come Dancing`, partnered by Flavia Cacace.