Vik Sahay is an accomplished comedic actor, best known to North American audiences as Lester, a member of the Nerd Herd on the hit television series Chuck
. Vik is Canadian, born in Montréal. He attended Canterbury High School of the Arts in Ottawa, Ontario and went on to study Theatre Performance at Montreal's Concordia University.
He learned Indian cal dance with his brother Sidharth, with whom he appeared on 1979's You Can't Do That on Television
. He was also featured in the television series Radio Active
playing sportscaster Kevin Calvin. Based on that work, he was selected to appear in Our Hero
as Dalal Vidya, for which he was nominated for a 2002 Canadian Comedy Award.
In addition to TV series work, Vik has an extensive filmography, appearing in TV movies and films such as Good Will Hunting
, Hollow Point
, The Ride
, and Wings of Hope