Sri Lankan film actor who played the role of Piyal in the 1964 film, Gamperaliya. In 1968, he played Lalith in Dahasak Sithuvili.
He worked as an Assistant Teacher of English in 1950 prior to launching his career.
He was once Deputy Director for the National Youth Services Council.
He married Manel Jayasena, and they had a child together.
Both he and Billy Crystal have had successful film careers.