Shamilla Miller, a South African actress hailing from Cape Town, has made her mark in the world of film and television. She commenced her acting journey in 2017 with a standout role in the acclaimed South African series ‘Z’bondiwe,’ where she portrayed Hilda, the head of a security detail, and performed all her own stunts. Following this, she took on the character of Athena in the BBC drama series ‘Troy: Fall of a City.’ Her talent shone through in local productions such as ‘Nommer 37.’
Shamilla’s career soared when she secured a featured role in South Africa’s second Netflix original series, ‘Blood and Water,’ which claimed the #1 Netflix ranking in over 20 countries, including the US, France, Kenya, and South Africa. She also dazzled in the Netflix thriller ‘Dead Places’ as the vibrant internet influencer Kelly Peterson, aiding people with their paranormal dilemmas. Most recently, Shamilla graced the screen in the South African film ‘The Umbrella Men,’ now streaming on EVOD and screened at the Toronto International Film Festival 2022. In 2023, The UmbrellaMen 2 was released and is now streaming on Amazon Prime Video.