Akheel Omesh

  • Actor
    Male / Secunda, South Africa
  • Ethnicity
    Asian - Other
    Age Range
    25 - 35
    Height
    1m 80cm (5' 10")
    Weight
    82kg (181lb)
    Hair Colour
    Black
    Eye Colour
    Brown
    Build
    Medium

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2017Actor
Television / TV
Our Girl
Jon Wright
BBC
Alfred House,V&A Waterfront,Cape Town, South Africa
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    BA in ActingAFDA Johannesburg and AFDA Cape Town
    Screen Acting WorkshopNeil Schell Acting Workshop

    Industry Awards

    People's Choice award 2nd prize (2011) for 'Restaurant' 10 min play.

    ROME INDEPENDENT PRISMA FILM AWARDS 2020 -ASTRAY ARK (film short) (OFFICIAL SELECTION)

    LONDON INTERNATIONAL MOTION PICTURE AWARDS 2020- ASTRAY ARK (film short) (OFFICIAL SELECTION)

    Acting experience

    College and Professional theatre and student films

    Professional experience :

    STAGE-THEATRE:

    "The Blind prince" in 'Beauty Is A Beast' (2011)-Basement theatre

    "Mr Jaquelass" in 'Restaurant'(2011)-Peoples Choice Award 2nd Prize winner- Basement Theatre

    "Dr Rank" in 'A Doll's House' (2017)- AFDA Theatre, Baxter Theatre.

    TV/FILM:

    Rekaifela (2016) : 'Keith' (pilot episode)

    Netflix tv series : The Indian Detective (2017) 1 episode ,played bit part non speaking role of Mumbai police officer (uncredited)

    BBC tv series : Our Girl (2017) 2 episodes played role of supporting role 'Malik' army medic (credited)

    The Self(short) (2019) "Stevey"/"Mr Oldself"

    (2019) Astray Ark (action drama short)-"Stevey Devlin" lead role

    (OFFICIAL SELECTION) - ROME INDEPENDENT PRISMA FILM AWARDS (2020)

    COMMERCIALS:

    (2018) Coca Cola Island commercial titled 'Uplift' played role of 'Lead guy'.(Pan-Africa region)

    (2019)Nandos Share Responsibly (for Middle East,India,Pan-Africa markets) played role lead "dude 1".

    Additional Skills

    Martial arts, driving, jumping, break dancing, singing.

    Additional Information

    Type of martial arts :Taekwando, play soccer and tennis as well as ride quad bikes and 2 wheelers and I can swim well too. Stage combat.

    About me

    I'm a South African born actor who is very talented and who is also an 'oddball' type actor , diverse, any role, very versatile. (VALID SOUTH AFRICAN PASSPORT). Primarily interested in international film/tv productions (UK,US and Europe productions, WORLD STAGE).

    I have diverse range of acting style.

  • Skills

    Accents (North American)
    • Boston
    • Californian
    • General American
    • Mexico
    • Midwest Farm & Ranch
    • New York City
    • Southern American
    • Standard American
    Hair Length
    • Mid Length
    Perform nude?
    • Only Professionally
    Skin Colour
    • Brown
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Spanish
    Interested in
    • Comedy
    • Film (Professional)
    • TV
    Accents (UK)
    • English - General
    • Leicester
    • Liverpool
    • London
    • Northern Irish
    • Scottish Highlands
    General Dance Skills
    • Ballroom
    • Bollywood
    • Breakdance
    • Tango
    Accents (International)
    • Arabic
    • Chinese
    • Dublin
    • Eastern European
    • French
    • German
    • Indian
    • Irish
    • Israeli
    • Italian
    • Jamaican
    • Japanese
    • Latin American
    • Mexican
    • Middle Eastern
    • Russian
    • Spanish
    • West-Indian
    Specific Singing Skills
    • Bass
    • Soprano
    • Tenor
    Experienced In
    • Comedy
    • Drama
    • Experimental
    • Film (Professional)
    • Shakespeare
    • TV
    Musical Skills
    • Harmonica
    • Tabla
    Native accent
    • English
    Athletics
    • Aerobics
    • Body Building
    • Cycling
    • Diving
    • Frisbee
    • Gymnastics
    • Kick Boxing
    • Martial Arts
    • Motorcycling
    • Roller Skating
    • Running
    • Shooting
    • Soccer
    • Stage Combat
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Yoga
    Additional Skills
    • Singer
    • Stuntperson
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    Stage Combat Skills
    • Advanced
    Character Types
    • Athletic
    • Free-spirited
    • Geeky
    • Intellectual
    • Posh
    • Professional
    • Sexy
    • Tough
    • Villainous
    General Singing Skills
    • Solo
    Facial Characteristics
    • Beard
    • Moustache