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  • NAME Sheila Shah
  • BIO Sheila Shah takes the lead in the gritty film, Mafia, opposite Ving Rhames. Directed by Ryan Combs, the film also stars Robert Patrick and Pam Grier and is set for release in early 2012. The actress can also be seen in the action drama, Crossroads, also starring UFC fighter/stuntman Roman Mitichyan. Shah performs her own stunts in the film. In 2007, Shah relocated from Toronto to Los Angeles to pursue acting and landed her first role as an FBI Agent in the 2008 feature film Saw V directed by David Hackl. Her debut was soon followed by another horror/thriller film The Tortured starring Erica Christensen and Jesse Metcalfe. Growing up in Montreal and Toronto, this multi-talented performer won the title of Miss Iran of Canada. Shah holds a Degree in Chemistry, with Post Graduate studies in Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs. She is fluent in English, French and Farsi, and also holds an Arts Degree in Merchandise Marketing from The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising. The sister of twin brothers, one with cerebral palsy, Sheila hopes to create awareness for the disease. As an official Ambassador for the March of Dimes organization, one of her goals is to spearhead unique fundraising events, calling for nationwide support to find a solution to this neurological disease, improve the quality of life for those already afflicted, and further research and education.

Articles By Sheila Shah

Sheila Shah’s Blog: Dinner Honoring Didier Cuvelier and Jean-Bernard Grenie

They say the perfect pairing of wine and food can be likened to the perfect marriage. But at Jackie Applebaum-Sheanin's and Stephen Sheanin's dinner party, at their well appointed Beverly Hills residence, honoring visiting vino victors, Didier Cuvelier and Jean-Bernard Grenie, the host and hostess added a 3rd ingredient into the mix - the perfect pairing of guests - which in turn, blended together, made for the perfect dinner party. Read More

Sheila Shah’s Blog: The Artist Film Premiere

I attended The Weinstein Company’s centerpiece gala presentation at AFI Fest of The Artist on Tuesday, November 8th at Grauman’s Chinese Theater. There was a private after party immediately following the screening at Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel and an even more private one at The Little Door. Read More

Sheila Shah’s Blog: Actors Fund Event

On Wednesday October 5th, I attended the launch of a new collaboration between the Actor's Fund of Canada and The Actors Fund, a national nonprofit human services organization that provides for the welfare of all entertainment professionals. Read More