Sara Chia-Jewell is a mixed-race actor born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  She emigrated to the UK alone at the age of 13 to attend a state boarding school. Sara later received a scholarship to the University of California Santa Barbara, trained at Michael Howard Studios New York, and is now based in London, UK.

Sara starred in $10k LaCie Grand Prize Winning film LUNCH.  She was nominated Best Actress in a leading role at Unrestricted View Film Festival for feature film Shopping Channels.  She played Rogue in Never Ending which came 2nd place at the Comic Con 48hr film race.  Sara voiced the titular role in Cycling with Molly which received a Special Mention at Depict, Encounters Film Festival 2021.

One of her favourite roles includes playing "The Left Lung" in devised physical theatre piece Her Body is a Minefield (White Bear, UK).      

 

Sara is an advanced Kickboxer, with Broadsword and Weapons training. She competed nationally in Swimming and is an AOW Scuba Diver.  Sara speaks native Mandarin Chinese.

In 2021 Sara added her mother's maiden name, Chia, to her name when finding out she was not given the name at birth due to hospitals at the time charging extra if given the mother's name. 

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