Emil Marwa is a British actor. He is of Asian/ Indian ethnicity. His mother is of Norwegian (Norway) ancestry, and his father is a Sikh from Kenya. Emil was brought up in London, England. He has done a three-year course in acting from Rose Bruford College, a drama school in London, England in 2006. Emil has been a part of some famous plays, some of them are- Victory produced by Arcola Theatre, directed by Amelia Nicholson as Nodd/ Feak/ Shake; The 11th Capital produced by Royal Court Theatre, directed by Natalie Abrahami as thief/ carpenter, Hijra presented by Plymouth/ The Bush, directed by Ian Brown as Nils, All’s Well That Ends Well as Bertram produced by Oxford Stage Company, directed by Irina Brook, East is East as Maneer Khan produced by Birmingham Rep Tour, directed by Kristine Landon- Smith, Simple Past staged by The Gate, directed by Peter Dominique, acted as Nagib, Gift produced by White Bear, directed by Lisa Carter, performed as Eos, Gum & Goo produced by Bird’s Nest Theatre, directed by Dave Lovatt, enacted as Gum, and Europe Now produced by Arcola Theatre, directed by Lerzan Pamir, and represented as Murat.
In the television industry, he has performed various characters in different directions. His performances include: Baron Von Racalud in Young Dracula by Josh Dynevor on BBC, Mazzotta in Zen by Chris Menaul on BBC, Han in Waterloo Road by Robert Knights on Shed Productions, Rory in Grange Hill on BBC, Ranjit in Eastenders by Gareth Tucker on BBC, Monogram in Out of Hours by Robin Shepherd, Karl in Dangerfield by Delyth Thomas on BBC, Muzzy in City Central by Delyth Thomas, Akram in Stan The Man by Nigel Douglas, Bodily Harm by
, Rahim in Casualty by Graham Moore, Norbury in Real Men by Sally Aprahamian, Brandon in Dalziel & Pascoe by David Wheatley, and Ajesh in No Angels by Minky Spiro. His other works in TV comprise of ‘Passers By’ by Dave Morrisey, ‘The Grid’ by Mikael Salomon, ‘Walking The Dead’ by Philipa Langdale, ‘Holby City’ by Nigel Douglas, ‘Hustle’ by Colm McCarthy, ‘Banglatown Banquet’ by Hettie McDonald, ‘Murphy’s Law’ by Colm McCarthy, ‘Trevor Island’ by Dermot Canterbury, and ‘The Revenge Files of Alistair Fury’ by Delyth Thomas as Mr. Chattergy. Emil Marwa is mainly recognised for his role as Maneer/ Muneer in 1999 movie East is East by Damien O’ Donnel. Various films to his credit also include Sari & Trainers in 1999, The Last Yellow by
in 1999, The Darkest Light in 1999, The Guru by Daisy Von Scherler Mayer in 2002, Death of Klinghoffer in 2002, Izzat by Ulrik Imtiaz Rolfsen in 2005, Love Me Still by Danny Hiller in 2008, Tuesday in 2008, A Distant Mirage in 2008, Doghouse by Jake West in 2009, West is West (sequel to the East is East) by Andy De – emmony in 2010, and The Physician by Phillipp Stolzl in 2012. Emil also did a short film The Woods by Urula Rami Sarma in 2012 as a doctor. He was also a member of cast Club le Monde, Code 46, and Four Brothers and a Funeral. Emil got four Amanda nominations for his role of Wasim in Izzat. His hobbies are tennis, hiking, swimming, scuba diving, and travelling.
He can ride horses and camels. He is married.