Sheila Shah is an international actress. She landed her first role as an FBI Agent in the highly successful franchise “Saw V” (2008) directed by David Hackl.
Sheila Shah grew up in Montreal, Canada, and relocated to Toronto when she was thirteen. She speaks fluent Farsi, French and English. Sheila’s passion for the performing arts was evident throughout her early years, from dance performances to theatre, and in 2001, she won the title of Miss Iran, Canada.
The sister of twin brothers, one with cerebral palsy, Sheila has become the Ambassador of March of Dimes of Canada and helped create awareness for the disease by attending and speaking at the celebrity golf classic tournaments and other events throughout the years. She is also an Advocate for CARE to help fight poverty by empowering women and girls. She attended the National Conference to advocate for CARE in Washington, DC and the CAN summit in Atlanta in 2015. She has also helped other organization such as David Lynch Foundation and Go Campaign.
Besides her acting career, Sheila earned a Bachelor Degree in Chemistry, a Post Graduate Degree in Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs, and subsequently worked in the pharmaceutical industry in both Toronto and Miami. While in Los Angeles, she fulfilled another passion of hers, graduating with an Associate of Arts Degree in Merchandise Marketing from The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising.