Sara Chia-Jewell (she/they) is a mixed-race actor born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Sara emigrated to the UK alone at the age of 13 to attend a state-funded boarding school. She 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. Sara voices the titular role in Cycling with Molly which premiered at Encounters Film Festival 2021 and led to a nomination for Best UK Animation Performance at the One Voice Awards 2022.
Sara is a Black belt Kickboxer, with Broadsword and Weapons experience. She competed nationally in Swimming and is an AOW Scuba Diver. Sara speaks Mandarin Chinese (native), Malay and Spanish (skilled).