Ravi V. Patel - Director/Writer/Editor/Subject
Ravi made his directorial debut with Meet the Patels, which led to a writing/directing deal for a feature film adaptation for Fox Searchlight.
As an actor, Ravi is most recognized for his work on Scrubs, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Transformers, Powder Blue, The New Normal, and, most recently, the Fox series Grandfathered starring John Stamos. Ravi also serves as Co-CEO of THIS BAR SAVES LIVES, which he founded with actors Ryan Devlin, Todd Grinnell, Kristen Bell, Jimmy Kimmel, Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Kunal Nayyar, Alyssa Milano, Susan Sarandon, and many others. TBSL gives a life-saving meal packet to a child in need for every fruit and nut bar sold. Ravi also co-manages an investment group that focuses primarily on health, wellness, and social enterprises.
Prior to joining the entertainment industry, Ravi was an investment banker and later founded the popular poker magazine All In. He graduated from The University of North Carolina with double majors in Economics and International Studies. In 2016, Ravi traveled as guest of the US State Department on a diplomatic film program to Egypt and Japan.
Meet the Patels (Documentary) (2014) – Director/Writer/Editor/Actor
Super Fun Night (TV Series) (2013-2014) – Actor
The New Normal (TV Series) (2012) – Actor
Five (TV Movie) (2011) – Actor
Powder Blue (2009) – Actor
Transformers (2007) – Actor
Scrubs (TV Series) (2007) – Actor
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series) (2006) – Actor