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Laila Vakil

Laila Vakil

Overview

Ethnicity
Middle Eastern
Age Range
25 - 35
Height
5' 4" (1m 63cm)
Weight
8st. 0lb. (51kg)
Hair Colour
Brown
Eye Colour
Brown
Build
Slim

Credits

Year Role / Type Name of Production / Director Company / Venue
2008 Farah Saddiqui
Film (Feature)
Land Gold Women
Avantika Hari
A Richer Lense
2008 Various
Workshops
National Theatre Aquatic Project
Cressida Brown
The National
National Studios
2007 Alla
Theatre
The Slow Sword
Noah Birksted Breen
Sputnik Theatre Co
Old Red Lion
2007 Social Worker
TV
Sold
Barnaby Southcomb
Touchpaper Television
2007 Doctor Krishnan
TV
Empathy
Dave Richards
Carnival Films
2007 Najat
TV
Holby City
Chris King
BBC Television
2007 Doctor Evans
TV
Doctors
Ian Barber
BBC Television
2007 Safira
TV
Eastenders
Chris Richards
BBC Television
2005 - 2006 Margaret/Lady Hurley
Rehearsed Reading
Shah Mat
Che Walker
Conspirators Kitchen
Soho Theatre
2006 Dulcinea
Theatre
Don Quixote
Patrick Sandford
The Nuffield Theatre Southampton
Nuffield Southampton
2005 Agent
Theatre
The Hot Zone
Dominique Hingorani
Conspirators Kitchen
Lyric Hammersmith
2004 Daughter
Theatre
Bath Time
Robin Bellfield
Southampton Nuffield Theatre
2004 Layla
Film (Feature)
Arabic Recipe
Mustapha Ousellam
Independant
2004 Natalie
Film (Student)
Solo
Naiomie Baniel
Student company
2003 Maryam
Theatre
Taj
Uzma Hameed
The Big Picture Company
2003 Doctor
TV
The Dream Team
Alan Dosser
Sky TV

Education

About me

I was a professional Synchronised Swimmer for 9 years before i went to Drama school and was a finalist in the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, and junior world champion in 1991

Additional Information

I was a professional Synchronised Swimmer for 9 years before i went to Drama school and was a finalist in the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, and junior world champion in 1991

Additional Skills

Very good swimmer, play flute to grade 8 standard, strong singer currently singing in an acoustic band.
Licenced driver.

Skills

Skin Colour Olive
Hair Length Long
Native accent English
Accents (UK) Cockney, London, Manchester, Northern England, RP, Scottish, Standard, South London, Southern England, Yorkshire
Accents (North American) General American, New York City, Southern American, Upper-Class Massachusetts
Accents (International) Arabic, Farsi/Persian, Indian, Middle Eastern, Russian, Spanish, Ukranian
Languages Spoken English
Interested in Commercials, Corporate, Film (Professional), Radio, Theatre (Fringe), Theatre (Professional), TV, Voice Over
Experienced in Commercials, Corporate, Film (Professional), Radio, Theatre (Fringe), Theatre (Professional), TV, Voice Over
General Singing Skills Solo
Specific Singing Skills Mezzo-Soprano, Soprano
General Dance Skills Ballet, Contemporary
Musical Skills Flute
Stage Combat Skills Yes
Driving Licences Standard
Perform nude? No
DBS checked No