Selva Rasalingam


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Selva Rasalingam is British and has worked in American and European film, TV and theatre, London West End drama and Shakespeare's Globe, and the Royal Shakespeare Company. He has appeared in many BBC TV series including 'Luther' and 'Doctor Who'. He is the only actor ever to have portrayed Jesus on film in all four biblical Gospels (Apple TV). His... See full bio »

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(2010)
Risen James
(2016)
Skyfall Silva's Mercenary
(2012)
The Mummy King Menehptre
(2017)

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 2022 Call My Agent (UK) (TV Series) (post-production)
Mark
- Episode #1.7 ... Mark
 2020 Watch Dogs: Legion (Video Game) (voice)
 2020 Honour (TV Mini Series)
Ari Mahmod
- Part Two (2020) ... Ari Mahmod
- Part One (2020) ... Ari Mahmod (as Selva Rasalingham)
 2020 Cursed (TV Series)
Dizier
- The Red Lake (2020) ... Dizier
 2019 Doctors (TV Series)
Dave Masters
- Performance Anxiety (2019) ... Dave Masters
 2018 EastEnders (TV Series)
Umar Kazemi
- Episode dated 6 July 2018 (2018) ... Umar Kazemi
- Episode dated 31 May 2018 (2018) ... Umar Kazemi
- Episode dated 29 May 2018 (2018) ... Umar Kazemi
- Episode dated 28 May 2018 (2018) ... Umar Kazemi
- Episode dated 25 May 2018 (2018) ... Umar Kazemi
 2018 Versailles (TV Series)
Barek
- The Wheel of Fortune (2018) ... Barek
- The After-Life (2018) ... Barek
 2018/I Profile
Nabil
 2018 Silent Witness (TV Series)
Assistant Commissioner Khan
- A Special Relationship: Part 2 (2018) ... Assistant Commissioner Khan
- A Special Relationship: Part 1 (2018) ... Assistant Commissioner Khan
 2016-2017 Tommies (Podcast Series)
Ibrahim Habachi / Hassan
- 11th November 1917 (2017) ... Ibrahim Habachi (voice)
- 10th November 1917 (2017) ... Ibrahim Habachi (voice)
- 2nd December 1916 (2016) ... Hassan (voice)
 2017 Strike Back (TV Series)
General Farid
- Retribution: Part 2 (2017) ... General Farid
- Retribution: Part 1 (2017) ... General Farid
 2017 Damascus Cover
Sabri
 2017 The Mummy
King Menehptre
 2016 The Missing (TV Series)
Azad
- 1991 (2016) ... Azad
 2016 Risen
James
 2015 The Gospel of Luke
Jesus
 2015 The Gospel of Mark
Jesus
 2015 Legends (TV Series)
Ramir Qalat
- The Legend of Ilyana Zakayeva (2015) ... Ramir Qalat
- The Legend of Curtis Ballard (2015) ... Ramir Qalat
 2014 The Gospel of Matthew
Jesus
 2014 The Gospel of John
Jesus
 2014 Casualty (TV Series)
Peter Ware
- Valves to Vagrants (2014) ... Peter Ware
 2013 Run (TV Mini Series)
Rakesh
- Kasia (2013) ... Rakesh (as Selva Rasalingham)
 2013 Luther (TV Series)
Craig Lane
- Episode #3.2 (2013) ... Craig Lane
- Episode #3.1 (2013) ... Craig Lane
 2012 Skyfall
Silva's Mercenary
 2012 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Ranjit
- The Power of Three (2012) ... Ranjit
 2012 The Borgias (TV Series)
Tommaso Carracci
- The Siege at Forli (2012) ... Tommaso Carracci
 2012 Hustle (TV Series)
Barir
- The Con Is Off (2012) ... Barir
 2007-2011 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Consultant / Doctor
- Episode #1.7665 (2011) ... Consultant
- Episode #1.6668 (2007) ... Doctor (as Selva Rasalingham)
 2011 The Veteran
Fawwaz Abdullah
 2011 The Devil's Double
Rokan
 2010 I Am Slave
Amir
 2010 La likatem el sawt (TV Series documentary)
Naji al-Ali
 2010 Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
Persian Captain
 2010 The Liturgy Series (Video)
Jesus
 2008-2009 The Londoners (TV Series)
Zayed / Dr. Zayed
- Episode #2.3 (2009) ... Dr. Zayed
- Episode #1.13 (2009) ... Dr. Zayed
- Episode #1.10 (2009) ... Zayed
- Episode #1.9 (2008) ... Zayed
- Episode #1.8 (2008) ... Zayed
 2009 Law & Order: UK (TV Series)
Faruk Osman
- Paradise (2009) ... Faruk Osman (as Selva Rasalingham)
 2009 Diverted (TV Movie)
Issam Hassani
 2008 Waking the Dead (TV Series)
Rashid Said
- Skin: Part 2 (2008) ... Rashid Said
- Skin: Part 1 (2008) ... Rashid Said
 2008 Torchwood (TV Series)
Psychiatrist
- Fragments (2008) ... Psychiatrist
 2007 MI-5 (TV Series)
Nirav Maruti
- The Virus: Part 2 (2007) ... Nirav Maruti (as Selva Rasalingham)
 2007 Saddam's Tribe: Bound by Blood (TV Movie)
Newsreader
 2007 The Real Story (TV Series documentary)
Herod
- Herod the Great (2007) ... Herod
 2005 The Bill (TV Series)
Yusuf Miah
- 294: A Different Ball Game (2005) ... Yusuf Miah (as Selva Rasalingham)
- 292: The Calm Before the Storm (2005) ... Yusuf Miah (as Selva Rasalingham)
 2004 Man About Dog
Sheik Aga Fayed
 2003 Jonathan Creek (TV Series)
Sharif
- The Tailor's Dummy (2003) ... Sharif
 2003 Real Men (TV Movie)
Ron Dixon
 2002 Anita & Me
The Mechanic (uncredited)
 2002 Holby City (TV Series)
DS Gorsey
- Old Friends (2002) ... DS Gorsey
 2002 Murder in Mind (TV Series)
Mourner 2
- Rage (2002) ... Mourner 2
 2001 Bad Girls (TV Series)
DC Patel
- Revolving Doors (2001) ... DC Patel
- Tough Love (2001) ... DC Patel
 1995 Joseph (TV Mini Series)
Asher
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... Asher (as Sylvestre Tobias)
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Asher (as Sylvestre Tobias)
 1993 Son of the Pink Panther
Customs official (as Sylvestre Tobias)
 1992 The Golden Years (TV Movie)
Guatemotzin (as Sylvestre Tobias)
 1992 Carry on Columbus
Abdullah (as Silvestre Tobias)
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Alternate Names:

Selva Rasalingham | Silvestre Tobias | Sylvestre Tobias

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6' 2½" (1.89 m)

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