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Joy Elias-Rilwan

Joy Elias-Rilwan is an actress and writer, known for The Secret Laughter of Women (1999), William and Mary (2003) and Ama (1991). See full bio »

'Hearts Beat Loud' Makes Real Music on Screen

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William and Mary
William and Mary Elizabeth Manning
Ama Araba
99-1 Leela


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 2016 Borderline (TV Series)
Dr. Apeloko
- Asylum (2016) ... Dr. Apeloko
 2006-2009 Holby City (TV Series)
Edie Townsend / Marcia Ridgeway
- Mirror, Mirror (2009) ... Edie Townsend
- Team Holby (2006) ... Marcia Ridgeway
 2007 Silent Witness (TV Series)
Adela Akebe
- Apocalypse: Part 2 (2007) ... Adela Akebe
 2004 Frances Tuesday (TV Movie)
Jury Foreperson (as Joy Elias Rilwan)
 2003 William and Mary (TV Series)
Elizabeth Manning
- Episode #1.4 (2003) ... Elizabeth Manning
 2001 Bad Girls (TV Series)
- Battle Lines (2001) ... Translator (voice)
 1999 The Secret Laughter of Women
Mama Fola
 1996 Doctor Finlay (TV Series)
Sister Karoli
- Still Waters (1996) ... Sister Karoli
 1995 99-1 (TV Series)
- Quiet Storm (1995) ... Leela
- The Lost Ones (1995) ... Leela
 1993 Desmond's (TV Series)
- Love Match (1993) ... Sola
 1991 Ama
 1991 The Play on One (TV Series)
SRB receptionist
- Escape from Kampala (1991) ... SRB receptionist
 1988 The Bill (TV Series)
Mrs. Turville
- Trespasses (1988) ... Mrs. Turville
 1987 Bulman (TV Series)
Melanie Obote
- Chinese Whispers (1987) ... Melanie Obote
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 2012 Joy, It's Nina (Documentary short) (story)
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 2012 Joy, It's Nina (Documentary short) (co-producer)
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 2012 Joy, It's Nina (Documentary short)

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