Ava Lyn Koh

  • Actor
    Female / London & Milton Keynes
  • Ethnicity
    Asian - South East
    Age Range
    36 - 42
    Height
    5' 3" (1m 60cm)
    Weight
    10st. 9lb (68kg)
    Hair Colour
    Black
    Eye Colour
    Black
    Build
    Slim
  • Files

    • video file (wmv)
  • Links

    IMDB
    IMDB
    Spotlight Member
    yes
    Equity
    yes

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2012Meilin
Film (Feature)
Third Row Center
Lloyd Handley
Single Hand Films
2012Narrator of Xiaolu Guo's 'Homesick'
Voiceover
Context 2
Anthony Childs-Cutler
Teflonstage Ltd
Longrow Studios
2012Emotional Performer
Commercial
LUSH Emotions
Jeffrey Osment
Lush
2012US voiceover - In Pink, Panau
Computer Game
Sleeping DogsSquare Enix London / Foreign Voices
2012Asian-American Mrs S
Corporate
Customer Portraits
Darren James Mulryan/Sam Beavis
Fifth Storey / TPI International
2012Masako Nishiguichi
TV
Air Crash Confidential
Harry Hewland
Discovery Channel/World Media Rights
2012Singaporean Presenter
Corporate
FATCA
Tim Parkman
Lessons Learned Ltd
2011Anna
Film (Feature)
The Receptionist (trailer)
Jenny Lu
Uncanny Films
2011Susie
Corporate
Credit Suisse global recruitment
Steve Trimingham
oXyFire
2011Jenny
Online / Digital
Chevrolet Call to Action
Will Kenning
Mandrake Media
2011Old Lady/Chorus
Rehearsed Reading
The Other Shore
Wing Hong Li
True Heart Theatre
New Diorama Theatre
2010Business Woman
Still Photos
National Express
Janie Airey
Janie Airey/National Express
2010Voice of Darian
Film (Feature)
Witchville
Pearry Reginald Teo
Witchville Productions
Syfy Channel (USA)
2010Interflora customer
Online / Digital
Interflora
Pearse Lehane
Simply Media
2010Cheng I Sao pirate
Theatre
Treasure Island
Adam Hemming
The Space London
The Space
2010Empress T'zu-Hsi
Theatre
Five Clever Courtesans
Sarah Blake
Cabinets of Curiosity
C Aquila
2010Kym (Lead)
Film (Short)
Spring Rolls
Arin Leviti/Shrikant Shelar/Merlyn Haycraft (DoP)
Palfery-Productions
2010Japanese Lady
Film (Docu)
Finding Fatima
Ian & Dominic Higgins
Major Oak Entertainment
Leamington Spa
2010US Lawyer - Grace Platt
Corporate
Paul Hastings Interaction Video
Amy Rose
Optimi/Paul Hastings
2010Mrs. Lee
Corporate
Mow and Go for Homebase
Paul Wheeler
Home Retail Group / LLTC
Homebase MK
2010Wey - Geeky Korean Student
Film (LB)
Guerilla
Lloyd Handley
Single-Hand Productions
2009Excited TV Viewer
TV
Captivating Faces - BBC Interstitials
Jason Edwards
BBC Worldwide Entertainment/Tilt Design
2009Mandarin Dinner Guest
Commercial
Buy in the UK
Ben Fogg
COI / Defra BME
Phoenix Channel
2009Zhang, Chinese Staff Member
Corporate
BSI HR Induction Video
Kent Height
BSI/Beyond Media
2009Olivia
Theatre
Twelfth Night
Janthea Williams-Brigden
Longueville Little Theatre Company
Chrysalis Theatre
2009Chinese Communist Terrorist (CT4)
Film (Docu)
Malaya: A Forgotten War
Patrick McNeill
Wayout Productions
Brandon, Norfolk
2008Jammie (Lead)
Film (Feature)
Compassion
Garip Aksut
Koza Film
London
2008Oriental Mannequin
Music Video
Tan Hauser Gate / Little Piece of You
Colin Bishop
Chandelier
Soho Screening Rooms, London
2007Prof. Judy Wong
Corporate
Good Clinical Practice
Barnaby Girling
Ice Screen Development
London
2007Mrs Chong Takeaway Lady
Theatre
Up the Empire! Radio Show
Jonathan Winfield
Up the Empire!
Putney Arts Theatre
1999 - 2002Lily (title role)
Film (Feature)
True Files
John D. Lamond
Apple Pie Productions
Singapore, premiered Thai Film Festival
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    1998Theatre Arts & Film StudiesBrandeis University, MA, USA
    1994GCE 'A' Level Theatre Studies & DramaVictoria Junior College, Singapore

    Additional Skills

    * Keyboard - electone organ.

    Yamaha Music School to Grade 6

    advanced.

    * Swimming

    * Snorkelling

    * Wakeboarding

    * Cycling

    * Running

    * Netball

    * Badminton

    * Bowling

    * Super fast Touch Typing

    Fluent Mandarin Chinese.

    Additional Information

    Often cast in: feisty, vulnerable and classical roles.

    Reviews:

    "Spring Rolls". Ava played lead role Kym where she speaks Mandarin Chinese.

    Watch it here: www.openfilm.com/videos/spring-rolls

    * "Ava Lyn Koh is excellent in the leading role switching from chopping meat in the restaurant to slinking downstairs dressed head-to-toe in shiny black leather" - Amanda Wilkins, Suite101.

    * "Ava Lyn Koh's entertaining and polished portrait of womankind's three classical depictions - sliding from virgin to priestess to hag with occasionally shocking ease." - Brett Gerry Films.

    "Five Clever Courtesans". Ava played Empress T'zu-Hsi at Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2010:

    * "Ava Lyn Koh is a forceful presence on stage, uninhibited..." - Broadway Baby

    * "Ava Lyn Koh brings a powerful physicality and energy to the role" - Edinburgh Spotlight

    * "brings a strong anticipation of sensuality to the production" - The Stage

    Masako Nishiguchi in 'Aircrash Confidential' season 2 ep 5 'Poor Maintenance'. Released 15 March 2012 on Discovery Channel.

    Voice of Darian - Chinese fighter - in 'Witchville' starring Luke Goss. Released May 22 2010 on SyFy Channel, USA.

    Title role Lily in 'True Files/Shanghai Lily', director John D. Lamond. Co-stars late US actor Sam Bottoms ('Apocalypse Now', 'Outlaw Josey Wales') and Lim Kay Tong ('Shanghai Surprise'). Film budget: US$5 million.

    Ava appeared in Singapore's New Paper.

    About me

    Visibly pregnant. 5.5 months.

    Singaporean Chinese. Does Oriental and American accents. Played Masako in recently aired Discovery Channel's 'Aircrash Confidential 2' and was one of the American voices in recently released computer game 'Sleeping Dogs'. Played Lily in feature film 'True Files' with Hollywood actor Sam Bottoms; was Voice of Darian in Syfy's 'Witchville'.

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • Olive
    Accents (International)
    • Chinese
    • Italian
    • Japanese
    • Korean
    • Russian
    • Thai
    Experienced In
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Modelling
    • Music Videos
    • Panto
    • Presenting
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    Interested in
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Modelling
    • Music Videos
    • Panto
    • Presenting
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TIE/TYA
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Mandarin
    Musical Skills
    • Organ
    Organisation Memberships
    • Equity
    Accents (UK)
    • London
    • RP
    Accents (North American)
    • Boston
    • Californian
    • Canadian
    • General American
    • Midwest Farm & Ranch
    • New York City
    • Southern American
    • Texas
    • Upper-Class Massachusetts
    General Dance Skills
    • Contemporary
    Hair Length
    • Shoulder Length
    Specific Singing Skills
    • Soprano
    Perform nude?
    • Only Professionally
    Stage Combat Skills
    • Yes
    General Singing Skills
    • Chorus
    Specialist Appearance / Background
    • Visibly Pregnant
    Native accent
    • Chinese, Mandarin
    Character Types
    • Wholesome
    • Professional
    • Geeky
    • Intellectual
    • Villainous