HISTORY AND EDUCATION: Rebecca was born in Wales and was raised and educated in England’s Black Country. She taught herself to play piano and guitar. At 16 she gained entry to the prestigious King Edwards VI College. Rebecca then graduated with honours and a high class Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from Leeds University. She had followed a passion for the stage to compliment her studies; and was selected to represent Bretton Hall by performing at The Edinburgh Festival and as Isabella in “Measure for Measure,” at the University’s Shakespeare Festival . She also joined a theatre company during her graduate year performing improvised plays at theatres across the country.
LONDON: Rebecca was first cast opposite Clive Owen as Talia Ahmed in “Second Sight”. Then as Mina Shukla in Film 4′s feature “Dog Eat Dog” alongside David Oyelowo of “Last King of Scotland” and Gary Kemp of “The Krays”/Spandau Ballet and a then unknown Ricky Gervais. She then went on to secure the role of Beena Shah in the come back series of “Crossroads” with Jane Asher and then appeared as Arun Parmar in the 7th series of immensely popular psycho drama series “Bad Girls”. She appeared in a number of award winning shorts including the role of Beth in the Film 4 feature “Meeting Helen” with Madeleine Potter and Emily Woof , produced and shot by idiot savant and Academy nominated D.P. Christopher Doyle. During this time she continued to train with a Meisner based theatre company, performing regularly at theatre spaces around London.
She resides between Los Angeles and London.