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Dileep Rao

Actor Who has Appeared in the Films "Inception," "Drag Me to Hell" and "Avatar"

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 Dileep Rao Biography

Dileep A. Rao is an American actor who has appeared in feature films and television series. He starred in Sam Raimi's horror film "Drag Me to Hell," James Cameron's science fiction film "Avatar" and Christopher Nolan's thriller "Inception." He will also be appearing in the forthcoming "The Tight Man's Burden."

Rao was born in Los Angeles to a physicist mother and an engineer father, both of Indian descent. He grew up in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia, Denver, Colorado and Claremont, California. He graduated from Claremont High School and the University of California, San Diego, with a B.A., later receiving an M.F.A. from the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco where his class included Anna Belknap and Elizabeth Banks.

Rao's first role after graduating was in the American premiere of Indian Ink by Tom Stoppard. Rao moved to Los Angeles and began working in regional theater including at the Berkeley Rep, South Coast Repertory and for the Manhattan Theater Club.

He competed on Jeopardy! on June 7, 2002, and won $34,400. On June 8, 2008, Rao was randomly selected from over 1,600 entrants to play the NPR Weekend Edition Sunday puzzle on air with Will Shortz.

In 2009 he appeared in "Avatar" and "Drag Me to Hell." He was nominated for several awards as part of the ensemble cast in Christopher Nolan's 2010 film "Inception." He played a pharmacologist in the film.

As of February 22, 2011, the average U.S. domestic box office of Dileep Rao's movies was over $363 million and $1.2 billion worldwide. This is an extremely high average, especially for an actor who has appeared in multiple movies. Among actors tracked by Box Office Mojo, the highest average for an entertainment figure with multiple movies is Emma Watson with an average of $252 million. Lee Unkrich is reported with an "average" of over $400 million, but this is from a voice appearance in a single film

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    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Dileep Rao for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Dileep Rao for your next private or corporate function.
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Dileep Rao

Actor Who has Appeared in the Films "Inception," "Drag Me to Hell" and "Avatar"

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Dileep Rao Biography

Dileep A. Rao is an American actor who has appeared in feature films and television series. He starred in Sam Raimi's horror film "Drag Me to Hell," James Cameron's science fiction film "Avatar" and Christopher Nolan's thriller "Inception." He will also be appearing in the forthcoming "The Tight Man's Burden."

Rao was born in Los Angeles to a physicist mother and an engineer father, both of Indian descent. He grew up in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia, Denver, Colorado and Claremont, California. He graduated from Claremont High School and the University of California, San Diego, with a B.A., later receiving an M.F.A. from the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco where his class included Anna Belknap and Elizabeth Banks.

Rao's first role after graduating was in the American premiere of Indian Ink by Tom Stoppard. Rao moved to Los Angeles and began working in regional theater including at the Berkeley Rep, South Coast Repertory and for the Manhattan Theater Club.

He competed on Jeopardy! on June 7, 2002, and won $34,400. On June 8, 2008, Rao was randomly selected from over 1,600 entrants to play the NPR Weekend Edition Sunday puzzle on air with Will Shortz.

In 2009 he appeared in "Avatar" and "Drag Me to Hell." He was nominated for several awards as part of the ensemble cast in Christopher Nolan's 2010 film "Inception." He played a pharmacologist in the film.

As of February 22, 2011, the average U.S. domestic box office of Dileep Rao's movies was over $363 million and $1.2 billion worldwide. This is an extremely high average, especially for an actor who has appeared in multiple movies. Among actors tracked by Box Office Mojo, the highest average for an entertainment figure with multiple movies is Emma Watson with an average of $252 million. Lee Unkrich is reported with an "average" of over $400 million, but this is from a voice appearance in a single film

FAQs on booking Dileep Rao

  • How to book Dileep Rao?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Dileep Rao for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Dileep Rao, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Dileep Rao or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Dileep Rao?

    Booking fees for Dileep Rao, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Dileep Rao, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Dileep Rao?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Dileep Rao for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Dileep Rao for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Dileep Rao or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Dileep Rao or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Dileep Rao is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Dileep Rao for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Dileep Rao generally travels from Santa Monica, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Danny Pudi, Parvesh Cheena, Maulik Pancholy, Utkarsh Ambudkar and Suraj Sharma. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Dileep Rao for an upcoming event.

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