Amber Rose Revah

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Amber Rose Revah
Born (1986-06-24) 24 June 1986 (age 32)
London, England, UK
Nationality English
Education Brunel University
Occupation Actress
Years active 2007–present

Amber Rose Revah (born 24 June 1986) is an English actress. She is best known for playing the roles of Hala Hussein, Saddam's daughter, in the BBC/HBO series House of Saddam and Mary Magdalene in The Bible series and Son of God. Later she appeared in From Paris With Love (2010) and Aazaan (2011)[1]. She plays the role of Dinah Madani in the Netflix original series The Punisher.

Early life[edit]

Revah's mother is of Polish-Jewish descent and her father has Kenyan-Asian Indian ancestry.[2] Originally her maternal grandparents were forced out of Kraków during the war before eventually living in the United Kingdom. Later her grandfather created a shipping business. She has a sister who works at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London and a brother who lives in Switzerland and works as a ski instructor.[3]

Revah got her start in acting as a 17-year-old while still at Brunel University studying Contemporary Performance,[4] when she joined a RADA youth group and got an agent. In 2011, Revah starred in Everywhere and Nowhere where she met her future fiancé and fellow actor Neet Mohan.[5] In 2013, she played Vidya Khan, a young Pakistani girl, in the short murder mystery BBC series What Remains alongside David Threlfall and Russell Tovey.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2007 The World Unseen Begum
2008 I Can't Think Straight Yasmin
2009 Henna Night Amina Short film
2009 Agora Sidonia
2009 Taylors Trophy Lester's Dream Girl Short film
2010 From Paris with Love Nichole
2011 The Devil's Double Bride
2011 Everywhere and Nowhere Yasmin
2011 Aazaan Sofiya
2011 Love After Sunrise Short film
2014 Son of God Mary Magdalene
2016 London Life Anita

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2008 House of Saddam Hala Hussein; Saddam's daughter Miniseries; Episodes: "Part I", "Part IV"
2011 Borgia Maacah Bat-Talmai 3 episodes
2012 The Mystery of Edwin Drood Helena Landless Miniseries
2013 The Bible Mary Magdalene Miniseries; 4 episodes
2013 What Remains Vidya Khan 4 episodes
2014 Women of the Bible Mary Magdalene TV movie
2015 Foyle's War Lea Fisher Episode: "Trespass"
2015 Silent Witness Yasmin Doshi Episodes: "Squaring the Circle: Part 1" and "Squaring the Circle: Part 2"
2015–2016 Indian Summers Leena Prasad Miniseries; 14 episodes
2016 Midsomer Murders Jessica Myerscough Episode: "Harvest of Souls"
2017 Emerald City Miranda 4 episodes
2017–present The Punisher Dinah Madani Main role; 13 episodes

References[edit]

  1. ^ "H'wood star Amber Rose Revah for 'Aazaan'". Retrieved September 28, 2011.
  2. ^ "Meet the five actresses set to sizzle in Indian Summers". Mail Online. Retrieved 2017-10-15.
  3. ^ "Amber Rose Revah | Wonderland Magazine". Wonderland. 2017-11-07. Retrieved 2018-03-29.
  4. ^ "Geektown's Exclusive Interview With 'The Punisher' Star, Amber-Rose Revah". Geektown. 2017-09-14. Retrieved 2018-04-27.
  5. ^ Button, Simon (2016-03-20). "Indian Summers' Amber Revah: I look so different from job to job". Express.co.uk. Retrieved 2018-03-29.
  6. ^ "What Remains: Amber Rose Revah is Vidya Khan". Radio Times. Retrieved 2018-03-29.

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