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Selva Rasalingam


Appears in new series 'Cursed' for Netflix, and on Netflix USA plays Jesus in 'The Gospel of John' and the three other Gospels, Matthew, Mark and Luke. Appeared in 'Versailles', many BBC television dramas including 'Luther' and 'Doctor Who' and on the London stage at Shakespeare's Globe and recently in 'An Adventure' at the Bush Theatre. Played ... See full bio »

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(2017)
Versailles Barek
(2018)
(2014)
Strike Back General Farid
(2017)

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  Cursed (TV Series) (filming)
Dizier
- Episode #1.4 ... Dizier
 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 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
 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
- The Mountain (2016) ... 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
 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 Londynczycy (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 Spooks (TV Series)
Nirav Maruti
- Episode #6.2 (2007) ... Nirav Maruti (as Selva Rasalingham)
 2007 Saddam's Tribe: Bound by Blood (TV Movie)
Newsreader
 2007 The True 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 (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

Height:

6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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Trivia:

The surname Rasalingam is a combination of Latin and Hindi, with an unusual translation.

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