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Dev Patel Opens Up About Being Typecast in Roles

Dev Patel Opens Up About Being Typecast in Roles

Dev Patel is shedding some light on how he’s breaking the mold in Hollywood.

The 27-year-old Lion star was recently asked about how he combats being typecast.

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“That is something that actors such as myself have to constantly try and defend, you know just playing who we are,” Dev told Reuters. “I feel really proud of being able to be a part of representing a diverse cinema and that’s breathing life into diverse stories so that people that look like myself have something to aspire to on screen.”

Pictured: Dev chats on his phone while keeping a low profile on Wednesday (May 24) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

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