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Brian George (born 1 July 1952) is an Israeli-English character actor. He is perhaps most recognizable to American audiences as Babu Bhatt on ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'' and Dr. V.M. Koothrappali on ''Series/TheBigBangTheory''. His other television credits include roles on ''Series/QuantumLeap'', ''Series/{{Coach}}'', ''Series/WeirdScience'', ''Series/TheSecretLifeOfTheAmericanTeenager'', ''Series/OnceUponATimeInWonderland'' and ''Series/TheExpanse''. His film career consists mostly of small roles in comedies such as ''Film/RobinHoodMenInTights'', ''Film/AustinPowersInternationalManOfMystery'' and ''Film/InspectorGadget''. He is also a prolific voice actor and can be heard on ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars'', ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'' and ''WesternAnimation/GreenLanternTheAnimatedSeries'', amongst others.

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Brian George (born 1 July 1952) 1952 in Jerusalem, Israel) is an Israeli-English character actor. He is perhaps most recognizable to American audiences as Babu Bhatt on ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'' and Dr. V.M. Koothrappali on ''Series/TheBigBangTheory''. His other television credits include roles on ''Series/QuantumLeap'', ''Series/{{Coach}}'', ''Series/WeirdScience'', ''Series/TheSecretLifeOfTheAmericanTeenager'', ''Series/OnceUponATimeInWonderland'' and ''Series/TheExpanse''. His film career consists mostly of small roles in comedies such as ''Film/RobinHoodMenInTights'', ''Film/AustinPowersInternationalManOfMystery'' and ''Film/InspectorGadget''. He is also a prolific voice actor and can be heard on ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars'', ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'' and ''WesternAnimation/GreenLanternTheAnimatedSeries'', amongst others.


Brian George is an Israeli-English character actor. He is perhaps most recognizable to American audiences as Babu Bhatt on ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'' and Dr. V.M. Koothrappali on ''Series/TheBigBangTheory''. His other television credits include roles on ''Series/QuantumLeap'', ''Series/{{Coach}}'', ''Series/WeirdScience'', ''Series/TheSecretLifeOfTheAmericanTeenager'', ''Series/OnceUponATimeInWonderland'' and ''Series/TheExpanse''. His film career consists mostly of small roles in comedies such as ''Film/RobinHoodMenInTights'', ''Film/AustinPowersInternationalManOfMystery'' and ''Film/InspectorGadget''. He is also a prolific voice actor and can be heard on ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars'', ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'' and ''WesternAnimation/GreenLanternTheAnimatedSeries'', amongst others.

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Brian George (born 1 July 1952) is an Israeli-English character actor. He is perhaps most recognizable to American audiences as Babu Bhatt on ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'' and Dr. V.M. Koothrappali on ''Series/TheBigBangTheory''. His other television credits include roles on ''Series/QuantumLeap'', ''Series/{{Coach}}'', ''Series/WeirdScience'', ''Series/TheSecretLifeOfTheAmericanTeenager'', ''Series/OnceUponATimeInWonderland'' and ''Series/TheExpanse''. His film career consists mostly of small roles in comedies such as ''Film/RobinHoodMenInTights'', ''Film/AustinPowersInternationalManOfMystery'' and ''Film/InspectorGadget''. He is also a prolific voice actor and can be heard on ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars'', ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'' and ''WesternAnimation/GreenLanternTheAnimatedSeries'', amongst others.


* PlaysGreatEthnics: He is of Lebanese descent on his father's side and Indian descent on his mother's side and tends to play characters from India, Pakistan or the Middle East.

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* PlaysGreatEthnics: He is of Lebanese descent on his father's side and Indian descent on his mother's side and tends to play characters from India, Pakistan or the Middle East. However, his voice acting roles tend to be more focused on his British accent.


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* SmallRoleBigImpact: Babu Bhatt had only appeared in two episodes of ''Seinfeld'' before being brought back for the series finale. While filming the episode, Creator/JerrySeinfeld told George, "You're the man". George said in an interview that he did not know what Seinfeld meant at the time but later realized that Babu's speech in the courtroom helped put the final nail in the coffin in terms of sending Jerry and the gang to prison.

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* SmallRoleBigImpact: Babu Bhatt had only appeared in two episodes of ''Seinfeld'' before being brought back for [[Recap/SeinfeldS9E23TheFinale the series finale.finale]]. While filming the episode, Creator/JerrySeinfeld told George, "You're the man". George said in an interview that he did not know what Seinfeld meant at the time but later realized that Babu's speech in the courtroom helped put the final nail in the coffin in terms of sending Jerry and the gang to prison.

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Brian George is an Israeli-English character actor. He is perhaps most recognizable to American audiences as Babu Bhatt on ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'' and Dr. V.M. Koothrappali on ''Series/TheBigBangTheory''. His other television credits include roles on ''Series/QuantumLeap'', ''Series/{{Coach}}'', ''Series/WeirdScience'', ''Series/TheSecretLifeOfTheAmericanTeenager'', ''Series/OnceUponATimeInWonderland'' and ''Series/TheExpanse''. His film career consists mostly of small roles in comedies such as ''Film/RobinHoodMenInTights'', ''Film/AustinPowersInternationalManOfMystery'' and ''Film/InspectorGadget''. He is also a prolific voice actor and can be heard on ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars'', ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'' and ''WesternAnimation/GreenLanternTheAnimatedSeries'', amongst others.

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* PlaysGreatEthnics: He is of Lebanese descent on his father's side and Indian descent on his mother's side and tends to play characters from India, Pakistan or the Middle East.
* SmallRoleBigImpact: Babu Bhatt had only appeared in two episodes of ''Seinfeld'' before being brought back for the series finale. While filming the episode, Creator/JerrySeinfeld told George, "You're the man". George said in an interview that he did not know what Seinfeld meant at the time but later realized that Babu's speech in the courtroom helped put the final nail in the coffin in terms of sending Jerry and the gang to prison.

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