Sendhil Ramamurthy (born May 17, 1974) is an American actor. He is best known for his roles as geneticist Mohinder Suresh in the NBC sci-fi drama Heroes and Jai Wilcox in the action spy series Covert Affairs. He appeared as Raj (D.I. Murthy) in the British comedy film It's a Wonderful Afterlife, and as Abhay in the Indian film Shor in the City. He is currently portraying the role of Gabriel Lowen in The CW sci-fi romance series Beauty & the Beast.