Simon Kassianides is an actor and director. He portrayed Sunil Bakshi and his Framework counterpart on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Some of his career highlights include Quantum of Solace, How To Train Your Dragon 2, Nikita and Covert Affairs, and in Britain Spooks, Ashes To Ashes and Hustle.


  • Kassianides auditioned for the role of Lance Hunter before gaining the part of Sunil Bakshi. [1]
  • Simon's character, Sunil Bakshi, was originally planned to be killed off at the end of "A Hen in the Wolf House" when Calvin Zabo gives Whitehall the Obelisk, but the producers liked the actor and character immensely and scrapped the idea of his early death. [1]
  • Simon Kassianides and Brett Dalton both starred in Trust No One, a short action film.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season Two Declassified (ISBN 0785193804)