Judith Shekoni was brought up in Manchester, England. Relocating to London at 18 she modelled around the world before gaining her break into acting via the popular BBC TV show Casualty.
Working in the UK including Eastenders (BBC) and gritty Hallmark drama The Hidden City, Judiths' acting career took her to America where during extensive theatre training she worked on every major US network. Mike and Molly opposite Melissa McCarthy (CBS), Backstroke with Rainne Wilson (Fox), NCIS (CBS), Brothers and Sisters (ABC), Damages (FOX), King of Queens (CBS), All of Us (CW) and numerous studio and independent films.
Judith worked with Oscar winning director Bill Condon on the hugely successful Twilight franchise - Breaking Dawn pt 2 - as Zafrina - leader of the Amazonian Vampires - with the special power of creating illusions.
In 2015 she took a lead role in the relaunch of one of the most successful shows of past times -Heroes for (NBC) opposite Zachary Levi - as part of a vigilante couple pursuing people with special abilities. It premiered at the Toronto Film festival 2015 followed by a 2 hour series premier on prime time NBC.
In 2016 Judith appeared in prime time US Network shows such as NCISLA. In the UK she could be seen each week on the primetime BBC Drama Series Ordinary Lies written by Bafta winner Danny Brocklehurst. And is currently starring in the 10 part Cable drama series Ice directed and produced by Antoine Fuqua (Training Day, Magnificient 7)
- IMDb Mini Biography By: London Flair PR