Amrita Acharia at the Triforce SFF Awards in 2014
|Game of Thrones|
|Height||1.57 m (5 ft 2 in)|
Amrita Acharia (Nepali: अमृता आचार्य, also spelled Acharya) is a British actress of Nepalese–Ukrainian origins. She is best known for her roles as Irri in the HBO series Game of Thrones and as Dr. Ruby Walker in the ITV series The Good Karma Hospital.
Acharia was born in Kathmandu, Nepal to a Nepalese father and Ukrainian mother. Her family migrated to England when she was six years old. Amrita grew up in Kathmandu, Ukraine, England and Norway. She speaks Ukrainian, Russian, English, and Norwegian. She does not speak Nepali, but stated she is planning to learn it. After finishing high school in Norway, she moved to England at age 19 to pursue her acting career.
Acharia played the role of the Dothraki handmaiden Irri in the first two seasons of Game of Thrones. Her character died during the second season. In 2011, Acharia starred in the one off BBC Christmas show, Lapland.
Acharia played the lead in the Norwegian feature film "I Am Yours", a role which landed her a nomination for Best Actress at the Norwegian Amanda Awards. Amrita also made an appearance as a school girl in the biographical film The Devil's Double.
|2010||Casualty||Neela Sarin||Episode: "A Lesser Good"|
|2011||Doctors||Saskia Tremlett||Episode: "Candidate"|
|2011-2012||Game of Thrones||Irri||Recurring (season 1-2)|
|2015||Pen & Paper & Laser Guns||Abby||1 episode|
|2017||Red Dwarf||Waitress Greta||Episode: "Timewave"|
|2017-present||The Good Karma Hospital||Dr. Ruby Walker||Main cast|
|2018||Sibi and Dan||Kate||TV Pilot|
|2010||In Company of Wolves||Rita||Short film|
|2011||The Devil's Double||School Girl|
|2013||I Am Yours||Mina|
|2014||Dead Snow: Red vs. Dead||Reidun|
|2015||Amar Akbar & Tony||Richa|
|2015||Of Her I Dream||Sharza||Short film|
|2015||Queen's Mile||Ania||Short film|
|2016||Kiss the Devil in the Dark||Lilly / Lilly Demon||Short film|
|2018||Welcome to Curiosity||Zoe|
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- "Lapland – Christmas Special". The British Comedy Guide. Retrieved 24 December 2017.