Marama Corlett

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Marama Corlett
Years active2012 – present
Known forBlood Drive (TV series)

Marama Corlett is a Maltese actress and dancer, best known for her role as Aki in Blood Drive. Marama is of Maltese, Sicilian and New Zealand heritage.


Marama was born and raised in Malta as one of four sisters. Her father is from New Zealand, and her mother from Malta. She now resides in London. She is of Maltese, Sicilian and New Zealand heritage.


Corlett originally pursued a dance career with the company Ballet Russ de Malt in Malta, before moving to England to further pursue her ballet career.[1]

Corlett's first professional acting role was in 2010 film The Devil's Double directed by New Zealand director Lee Tamahori. Marama went on to perform in the West End 2011 production of The Children's Hour, playing Lois Fisher opposite Keira Knightley, Ellen Burstyn, Carol Kane and Elisabeth Moss directed by Ian Rickson (Jerusalem) Keira Knightley.[2]

In 2011, Sky1 announced that Corlett would play Rina in the television drama Sinbad.[3][4] Corlett had to learn boxing in order to prepare for her role.[5]

Corlett appeared in feature films Desert Dancer alongside Freida Pinto and Maleficent with Angelina Jolie.

Corlett can be also seen in the music videos for "How" (2016) by Daughter and Suede's "The Invisibles" (2018).


Year Title Role Notes
2009 What a Witch Lady in Present short film
2010 Todd and the Tooth Fairy Boatperson short film
2010 Missed Connections Date #4 short film
2011 The Devil's Double Hennahead Film
2012 Sinbad Rina TV series; Main cast: 12 episodes
2012 Duende Young Girl short film
2013 The Bridge The Girlfriend short film
2013 Let's Talk About Sex Anja short film
2013 Desert Dancer Mona Film
2014 Guardians of the Galaxy Pit Boss Film
2014 Maleficent Servant Film
2014 The Goob Eva Film
2015 The Dovekeepers Sia TV series; 1 episodes
2015 A.D. The Bible Continues Tabitha TV series; 3 episodes
2016 A Girl Goes for Dinner The Girl short film
2017 Blood Drive Aki TV series; 13 episodes
2017-present Sick Note Linda TV series; 13 episodes
2017 Afterword Young Woman Short film
2018 The City and the City Rebecca TV series; 2 episodes
2019 Strike Back: Revolution Natasha Petrenko TV series; 2 episodes


  1. ^ Debono, James (2012-06-23). "Braving the celluloid seas | Marama Corlett". Retrieved 2012-11-07.
  2. ^ "THE CHILDREN'S HOUR Set to End West End Run May 7". Retrieved 2012-11-07.
  3. ^ "Marama Corlett - Rina - Sky1 HD". 2012-07-02. Retrieved 2012-11-07.
  4. ^ "Marama Corlett ('Sinbad') interview". 2012-07-24. Retrieved 2012-11-07.
  5. ^ "'Sinbad' Interviews: Orla Brady & Marama Corlett". SciFiPulse.Net. 2011-04-21. Retrieved 2012-11-07.

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