Naren Weiss is Capturing Hearts From Tambaram to NYC

“When you put a strikingly good-looking actor in a classroom full of girls, you’ve got to be prepared for some crazy fangirl moments. But 26-year-old actor-cum-teacher, Naren Weiss, is probably used to it by now. Standing tall at 6’3, this Chennai boy has already captured the hearts of thousands across the globe. His latest stint is an action serial called The Brave, which will soon be telecast in India on AXN. And when this star is not busy conquering New York City, where he currently lives, he spends his time teaching children.

Most actors think of Hollywood and American TV as a distant dream. Naren is currently living that dream, having done spots in shows like Elementary, Blacklisted and Law and Order: SVU. Top that! “

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Naren Weiss: “The Greatest Actor You’ve Never Heard Of”

“It’s hard to call Naren Weiss one single thing, but calling him a study in contrasts is a suitable start.

Naren Weiss is an actor, writer, and former model of American and Indian descent. Having been born in Texas to a Midwestern American man and a Coorg (Indian) woman, he later spent ten years growing up in Madras (Southern India). It was here that his career first took off.”

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Tina Howe’s Singing Beach Starring Naren Weiss Makes its World Premiere

“Theatre 167 presents the world premiere of a new play by Tony nominee Tina Howe; Singing Beach begins previews July 22 prior to an official opening July 30 at HERE Mainstage (HERE Arts Center, 145 Sixth Avenue).

Directed by Ari Laura Kreith, the limited engagement will continue through August 12. Performances are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 8:30 PM and Sundays at 4 PM.

The cast comprises Erin Beirnard, Devin Haqq, Jackson Demott Hill, John P. Keller, Tuck Milligan, Elodie Morss, and Naren Weiss.”

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A Talk With: Actor Naren Weiss

“Introducing a new interview series on The Luxe Insider called “A talk with”, we start with the Indian-American actor Naren Weiss – playing a main character role in the upcoming Chinese movie Love is a Broadway Hit – who tells us his lifestyle and his attachment to worldwide travels.

Naren Weiss is an actor, writer and model based out of New York City, known for the upcoming Chinese film Love is a Broadway Hit – alongside Louis Vuitton model Godfrey Gao – and appearances in American television shows ElementaryLaw and Order: SVU, The Blacklist: Redemption and others.”

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Weiss’s Strong & Fascinating Performance in “Over Here”

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“Langsner’s strongest moments are between Issam and Gilad. Gautam and Weiss successfully navigate a contentious but brotherly relationship that is the true heart of this play. In the program note, Langsner calls for peace in the most topical of ways. He wonders if this play will ever feel like a thing of the past. Through the impassioned, vulnerable eyes of these boys we see the possibilities for that.”– Keith Paul Medelis, Theatre is Easy


Weiss,…wields a darker, more mysterious quality that hints Gilad is never entirely on the level, and that adds some fascinating layers of possibility to a man who outwardly seems little more than afraid.– Matthew Murray, Talkin’ Broadway


Over Here features strong performances by (all, with) Naren Weiss as Gilad.”– Martin Denton, NY Theater Now