Karan Soni (born January 8, 1989) is an Indian-born American actor. Often appearing in comedic roles, he came to prominence for playing Dopinder in the Deadpool films.
Born in New Delhi, Soni moved to the United States to study business at the University of Southern California before pursuing an acting career. He made his feature film debut in Safety Not Guaranteed (2012), which was followed by lead appearances on the series Betas (2013) and Other Space (2015). Soni gained further attention after being cast in the film Deadpool (2016) as Dopinder, a role he reprised for its 2018 sequel. Soni has also appeared in the films Ghostbusters (2016), Office Christmas Party (2016), and Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019). On television, he has appeared as a series regular on Blunt Talk (2015–2016) and Miracle Workers (2019–present).