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Sasha Behar

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Sasha Behar
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Sasha Behar

Born: Sat 25th September 1971 (age: 46)

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Sasha Behar  is a British actress, known for portraying Maya Sharma in the ITV1 soap opera Coronation Street.

Born in London, Behar is the eldest of three children, and has two younger brothers. She has two daughters with her boyfriend, the actor Jamie Glover. They currently live in BrixtonSouth London.

Behar trained at The Poor School, in London's King's Cross.

Behar played Maya Sharma in Coronation Street from 2003 to 2004. The role won her the Best Villain award at the 2005 British Soap Awards.[4] Her other television credits include Holby CityHercule Poirot's ChristmasMessiah and Lewis. She also guest starred in the Doctor Who episode "The Fires of Pompeii", playing Spurrina and played Dr Mortimer in Sherlock (2012).

Her theatre credits include The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant and The Island PrincessEastward Ho and The Malcontent, with the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Behar also starred in the 2008 film Incendiary.

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