MOUZAM MAKKAR

Height: 5'4"

Weight: 105 lbs.

Hair/Eyes: Black/Dark Brown

SAG-AFTRA, EMC

 

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TELEVISION
Untitled Mars Project (pilot) Series Regular CW / dir. Bharat Nalluri
Unveiled (pilot) Series Regular NBC / dir. Yves Simoneau
Sober Companion (pilot) Series Regular FOX / dir. Don Scardino
The Exorcist Recurring Guest Star FOX / dir. various
The Vampire Diaries Recurring Guest Star CW / dir. various
The Following Recurring Guest Star FOX / dir. various
Matador Recurring Guest Star El Rey Network / dir. various
Chicago Fire Recurring Guest Star NBC / dir. various
Chicago Justice Guest Star NBC / dir. Fred Berner
Just Add Magic Guest Star Amazon / dir. Keith Samples
American Horror Story Guest Star FX / dir. Michael Goi
Law & Order: SVU Guest Star NBC / dir. Jean De Segonzac
Bones Guest Star FOX / dir. Tim Southam
Stalker Guest Star CBS / dir. Bronwen Hughes
Sirens (pilot) Guest Star USA / dir. Victor Nelli
See Dad Run Co-Star Nick at Nite / dir. Rich Correll
Back in the Game Co-Star ABC / dir. Lev L. Spiro
FILM
(select roles)
Consumed Supporting dir. Daryl Wein
Freudian Slip Lead dir. Mick Weber
Promise Land Lead dir. Kevin Dalvi
Disgruntled Lead dir. John Conatser
The Wake (miniseries) Lead dir. Noah Kloor
Pretty Little Girls (short) Lead dir. Zac Coleman
The First Session (short) Lead dir. Ryan Logan
When We Meet Again (short) Lead dir. Jimmy Lui
The Night Before The Morning After (short) Lead dir. David Bradburn
Communicators (short) Lead dir. Michael Bachochin
Baggage (short) Lead dir. Nicholas Hernandez
The Queen of my Dreams (short) Lead dir. Ryan Logan & Fawzia Mirza
Googled (short) Lead dir. Wojciech Lorenc
A Broken Heart's Journey (short) Lead dir. Tahir Mohyuddin
Le Noir (short) Lead dir. Elias Feghaly
THEATER
(select roles)
A Nice Indian Boy (world premiere) Arundhati Rao  East West Players / Snehal Desai
Pygmalion Eliza Dolittle Stage Left Theatre & BoHo Theatre / Vance Smith
Dirty (world premiere) Mikayla  The Gift Theatre / Jonathan Berry
Gruesome Playground Injuries Kayleen  Rasaka Theatre / Lavina Jadhwani
Melancholy Play Tilly Grey Ghost Theatre / Amber Robinson
The Fever Chart: Four Visions of the Middle East Tanya Eclipse Theatre / Steven Fedoruk
1001 (remount) Scheherazade/Dahna Theater on the Lake & Collaboraction / Seth Bockley
Heartbreak House u/s Ellie Dunn Writers' Theatre / William Brown
Romeo and Juliet Juliet Cardinal Stage / Randy White
1001 Scheherazade/Dahna Collaboraction / Seth Bockley
Twelfth Night Maria (u/s Viola, pfmd.) First Folio Theatre / Michael Goldberg
Here Where It's Safe (world premiere) Beena Stage Left Theatre / Scott Bishop
Yoni Ki Baat Various Rasaka Theatre / Lavina Jadhwani
Cut to the Quick: Atom Smashers Wang the side project / Bob Wilson
Diversey Harbor u/s Stephanie; Grace (pfmd. both) Theatre Seven / Brian Golden
The Best of Times Improvisation / Sketch Donny's Skybox Theater / Second City
High School: The Non-Musical Improvisation Donny's Skybox Theater / Second City
COMMERCIAL / PRINT
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EDUCATION & TRAINING
University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign B.S. in Finance High Honors
School at Steppenwolf Meisner Amy Morton, Audrey Francis
Viewpoints Jonathan Berry
Text Analysis Kimberly Senior

Monologue K. Todd Freeman
Scene Study and Improvisation Sheldon Patinkin
TV/Camera Jane Alderman
Shakespeare Tim Hopper
Voice Kate DeVore
Feldenkrais Suzanne Thompson
The Archibald Studio On-Camera Audition Craig Archibald
Black Box Studio Meisner Technique 1.0 Audrey Francis, Laura Hooper
Acting Studio Advanced TV/Film Matt Miller
Private Coaching Audition, Monologue, TV Tom Draper, Craig Archibald, Janet Brooks, Peggy Roeder
Second City Training Center Conservatory Program Graduate Michael Gellman, Jim Carlson, Norm Holly, Anne Libera, Tim O'Malley

Improvisation Program Graduate Sean Cusick, Michael Popowits, Tim Soszko, Bill Bungeroth

Sketch Writing Program Graduate Spike Kunetz, Nancy Beckett, Glenn Earich, Andy Miara
Asylum Stunts Basic Stunt Training Brian Connelly

SPECIAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

Languages: Fluent in Malayalam, read and write Hindi and Arabic

Dialects: Indian/Pakistani, Middle Eastern, British R.P., Cockney

Dance/Music: Indian classical dance (Bharatanatyam and Kuchipudi - 8 years training), Bollywood, Hip Hop, Guitar

Other: Ex-Investment Banker, Teleprompter Proficient, Knows the lyrics to all Metallica songs, Summited Mt. Kilimanjaro, CA Driver's License, U.S. Passport