Sri Lankan film actor who has won multiple awards, including the 1966 Sarasaviya Award for Best Supporting Actor. His credits include Duhulu Malak and Ganga Addara.
He started acting in theater with a role in Ran Thodu in 1963.
He won a Governor General Award for Best Stage Actor for his debut role.
His family comes from Modara, Sri Lanka.
Like Aziz Ansari, he made his living as an actor.