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Amara Karan

Amara was born to Sri Lankan parents who had moved to England from Zambia to further her father's work opportunities. She went to the Wimbledon High School and, although she enjoyed drama, she regarded acting as a risky profession and studied Politics, Philosophy and Economics at Oxford University, graduating with a 2:1 degree. She then spent two ... See full bio »

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 2016 Stan Lee's Lucky Man (TV Series) (filming)
Suri / DS Suri Chohan
- Five ... Suri
- One ... DS Suri Chohan
 2014 Goodness Gracious Me (TV Series)
- Reunion Special (2014) ... Various
 2013 Ambassadors (TV Mini-Series)
- The Tazbek Spring (2013) ... Isabel
- The Prince's Trousers (2013) ... Isabel
- The Rabbit Never Escapes (2013) ... Isabel
 2013 Jadoo
 2012 All in Good Time
 2011-2012 Kidnap and Ransom (TV Series)
Carrie Heath
- Episode #2.2 (2012) ... Carrie Heath
- Episode #2.1 (2012) ... Carrie Heath
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... Carrie Heath
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Carrie Heath
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... Carrie Heath
 2011 Doctor Who (TV Series)
- The God Complex (2011) ... Rita
 2011 The Task
 2009 Harmonica Swing (Short)
 2009 King Jeff (Short)
 2009 Suspended Animation (Short)
 2008 Agatha Christie: Poirot (TV Series)
Princess Shaista
- Cat Among the Pigeons (2008) ... Princess Shaista
 2007 The Bill (TV Series)
Abha Chaudhari
- Match Day Violence (2007) ... Abha Chaudhari
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 2012 All in Good Time: UK Premiere Featurette (Video short)
 2012 The Big Picture (TV Series)
- All in Good Time (2012) ... Herself
 2011 Doctor Who Confidential (TV Series documentary)
- Heartbreak Hotel (2011) ... Herself
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 2012 The Destinations of Doctor Who (TV Movie documentary)
Rita (uncredited)

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Played 'Bianca' and 'Jessica' in The Royal Shakespeare Company's productions of The Taming of the Shrew and The Merchant of Venice, in Stratford-Upon-Avon and on tour. (2009) Played 'Bianca' in the Royal Shakespeare Company's West End production of The Taming of the Shrew, at The Novello Theatre. See more »

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5' 3½" (1.61 m)

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Went to Wimbledon High School. See more »

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