Laila Thaker

Laila Thaker

Actor

Born on Yidinji country (Cairns), Laila Thaker is a fearless Torres Strait Islander (Meriam/Badulaig woman) on her mother's side, and Indian (Singaporean) on her father's side. Since graduating with a BA Theatre/Creative Industries (JCU Cairns, 2009) and Cert IV Film and Television (The Actor's Workshop Brisbane, 2013), she has been cast in various roles from Shakespeare to Sarah Kane. Most notably, Five Bedrooms (Paramount), Wentworth (Foxtel), Informer 3838 (Nine Network), My Life Is Murder (Channel Ten), Bad Mothers (Nine Network) and House Husbands (Nine Network). Her role in Prayers To Broken Stone (Boutique Theatre) won her Best Emerging Indigenous Artist for the Melbourne Fringe Awards 2017. 

Shows worked on

Laila Thaker has worked with...

Jason Tamiru

Jason Tamiru

Worked with on The Return and 1 other

Zoe Atkinson

Zoe Atkinson

Worked with on The Return

Jimi Bani

Jimi Bani

Worked with on The Return

Culture Evolves

Culture Evolves

Worked with on The Return

Ghenoa Gela

Ghenoa Gela

Worked with on The Return

John Harvey

John Harvey

Worked with on The Return

Damion Hunter

Damion Hunter

Worked with on The Return

Paul Jackson

Paul Jackson

Worked with on The Return

Kristel Kickett

Kristel Kickett

Worked with on The Return

Angelica Lockyer

Angelica Lockyer

Worked with on The Return

Ari Maza Long

Ari Maza Long

Worked with on The Return

Matthew Lutton

Matthew Lutton

Worked with on The Return

Chloe Ogilvie

Worked with on The Return

Lyndie  Li Wan Po

Lyndie Li Wan Po

Worked with on The Return

Mark Pritchard

Mark Pritchard

Worked with on The Return

Zoe Rouse

Zoe Rouse

Worked with on The Return

Sean Ryan

Sean Ryan

Worked with on The Return

Guy Simon

Guy Simon

Worked with on The Return

Cointha Walkeden

Cointha Walkeden

Worked with on The Return

Jethro Woodward

Jethro Woodward

Worked with on The Return