Sri Lankan born actress to star in “Lord of the Rings”
Posted on December 9th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News

A Sri Lankan-born actress Thusitha Jayasundara has been included to the cast of the Amazon Original series based on the iconic The Lord of the Rings novels by J.R.R. Tolkien.

Thusitha Jayasundera is a Sri Lankan actress based in the United Kingdom.


She currently plays Ros Mahendra in the BBC drama Doctor Foster. On 17 March 2019 Jayasundera appeared in Midsomer Murders in the episode “Death of the small coppers” she played the role of Anika Sidana.

Jayasundera is part of the twenty additional cast members who will be joining the ensemble cast as announced by Amazon Studios recently.

It is reported that she and the newly selected cast for the series will be joining the filming which is currently underway in New Zealand.

Born in 1971, Thusitha graduated from the Academy of Drama in 1993 and has starred in several films, including ‘The Foreigner’, which premiered in 2017.

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