Telka Donyai

Actor, Extra, Model, Singer, TV Presenter,… more

Croydon, United Kingdom
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Physical Attributes

Height:
164 cm / 5ft 5in
Hips:
88 cm / 35 in
Weight:
50 kg / 110 lbs
Dress size:
UK 6 / AUS 6 / US 2
Ethnicity:
Middle Eastern
Eye color:
Brown
Chest:
81 cm / 32 in
Hair color:
Brown
Skin color:
Olive
Hair length:
Short
Waist:
62 cm / 24 in
Hair type:
Straight

Credits & experience

2015
  • Stagecoach School : I have attended Stagecoach for over 12 years and become extremely proficient in the disciplines of Acting, Singing and Dancing. I have been encouraged to use my imagination and can create work of my own.
2014
  • Electrical El production for London Film School : A short film about a minor refugee in an asylum camp setting herself on fire when she reaches the age of 18 in order to avoid deportation. I played the role of the girl’s best friend.
2012
  • Robert Kelly Associates : While with the above agency I attended weekly classes With Rob who is currently a Casting Director for 3 years, improving our acting abilities and preparing for auditions.
2011
  • Kerwhizz (Cbeebies – BBC Television Centre) : I voiced one of the three main animated characters (Kit) in the first ever pre-school quiz show. The format involved a head to head quiz followed by a race. This gave me the chance to demonstrate my excellent pronunciation and range of expressions and com
2010
  • Miss Mini Photogenic : I was filmed taking part in this children’s beauty pageant by Landmark Films, who were commissioned by the BBC. This is a factual documentary shown by BBC during summer 2010. I achieved 3rd Runner Up Status.
  • Kerwhizz (Cbeebies – BBC Television Centre) : I voiced one of the three main animated characters (Kit) in the first ever pre-school quiz show. The format involved a head to head quiz followed by a race. This gave me the chance to demonstrate my excellent pronunciation and range of expressions and com
2009
  • Marks & Spencer : Children Fitting Model
  • Kerwhizz (Cbeebies – BBC Television Centre) : I voiced one of the three main animated characters (Kit) in the first ever pre-school quiz show. The format involved a head to head quiz followed by a race. This gave me the chance to demonstrate my excellent pronunciation and range of expressions and com
2008
  • Bonekickers (BBC1 Series, Filmed in Bath) : I acted in episode 4 as a young Iraqi girl who represents the future of Iraq. I had significant screen time and many lines, with approximately 12 full days of filming.
  • Bindu’s Birthday (Filmed at London Film School) : Short Film about a young Indian girl about to be married to an older man she has not met. I played the girl’s younger sister, from whose viewpoint the film was shot.
  • Kerwhizz (Cbeebies – BBC Television Centre) : I voiced one of the three main animated characters (Kit) in the first ever pre-school quiz show. The format involved a head to head quiz followed by a race. This gave me the chance to demonstrate my excellent pronunciation and range of expressions and com
2007
  • Bonekickers (BBC1 Series, Filmed in Bath) : I acted in episode 4 as a young Iraqi girl who represents the future of Iraq. I had significant screen time and many lines, with approximately 12 full days of filming.
2005
  • Voices Inside (Filmed Bristol) : Short film shown at Edinburgh and Cannes, exploring the mind of an English soldier returning from Iraq having shot and killed a young Iraqi girl (myself) who continues to appear to him in his dreams.
2004
  • La Forza Del Destino (Royal Opera House) : Acclaimed opera in which I played a village girl, with carefully choreographed stage work.

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Languages
  • English

2014 My Friend’s Birthday (Electrical El production for London Film School)
A short film about a minor refugee in an asylum camp setting herself on fire when she reaches the age of 18 in order to avoid deportation. I played the role of the girl’s best friend.

2008 & 2011 Kerwhizz (Cbeebies – BBC Television Centre)
I voiced one of the three main animated characters (Kit) in the first ever pre-school quiz show. The format involved a head to head quiz followed by a race. This gave me the chance to demonstrate my excellent pronunciation and range of expressions and comic timing.

2010 Miss Mini Photogenic
I was filmed taking part in this children’s beauty pageant by Landmark Films, who were commissioned by the BBC. This is a factual documentary shown by BBC during summer 2010. I achieved 3rd Runner Up Status.

2008 Bindu’s Birthday (Filmed at London Film School)
Short Film about a young Indian girl about to be married to an older man she has not met. I played the girl’s younger sister, from whose viewpoint the film was shot.

2007 – 2008 Bonekickers (BBC1 Series, Filmed in Bath)
I acted in episode 4 as a young Iraqi girl who represents the future of Iraq. I had significant screen time and many lines, with approximately 12 full days of filming.

2005 Voices Inside (Filmed Bristol)
Short film shown at Edinburgh and Cannes, exploring the mind of an English soldier returning from Iraq having shot and killed a young Iraqi girl (myself) who continues to appear to him in his dreams.

2004 La Forza Del Destino (Royal Opera House)
Acclaimed opera in which I played a village girl, with carefully choreographed stage work.

Extras

Extras experience

Previous speaking roles


Extras agent

Pop casting platform


Modeling

Modeling experience

Part-time model - paid commercial work


2010 Miss Mini Photogenic
I was filmed taking part in this children’s beauty pageant by Landmark Films, who were commissioned by the BBC. This is a factual documentary shown by BBC during summer 2010. I achieved 3rd Runner Up Status.

2008 -2009 Marks and Spencer
I was chosen as a fitting model for children's clothes.

Music

Vocal ability

Lead singer


Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Rock

Presenting

Languages
  • English

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