is an English
actor of Asian
descent from Birkby
. He is known for playing Ravi Roy
in the long-running British soap Hollyoaks
, and also for playing characters in The History Boys
at Wyndham's Theatre
Uppal gained a qualification in English at the University of Teesside before winning a place at Arts Educational School where he performed many roles which included Arthur in Peggy Sue Got Married, Smike in Nicholas Nickleby and Neville in The Mystery of Edwin Drood.
He is highly skilled in jazz dancing, rock singing, pool and running.