Yasmine Akram is an actress, a comedian, and a writer. Yasmine Akram rose to prominence following her portrayal of Janine Hawkins in the third series of Sherlock.
Childhood and Early Years
Yasmine Akram was born in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, on March 11, 1982. She is currently 38 years old and is of dual nationality (Pakistani and Irish). The lovely actress grew up with her family in Drogheda, Ireland.
Her mother, Mona, was from Drogheda, Ireland, and her father was from Pakistan. In Manchester, her parents finally met for the first time. They exchanged vows a couple of times after that. Her family moved to Ireland when she was only 18 months old. Then it was off to the United Arab Emirates for a few months of living together.
Similarly, her parents divorced. And her mother relocated to Drogheda, Ireland, with her older sister, Masooma Akram. Her mother was a single mother who raised her. She was also a fan of Irish comedian and actor Dylan Moran since she was a child. She used to fantasize about transforming into a female version of him.
In looking back on her education, she graduated with a degree in acting from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.
Professional life and career
Taking a look at the young comedian’s career, she began in 2004. In that same year, she made her television debut on the comedy-drama series Love Is the Drug. She began working with the Calipo Theatre and the Picture Company when she was 14 years old. Yasmine also began writing comedy sketches for the BBC and Channel 4 after graduating from the Acting Academy. She also hosted BBC Radio shows.
She also appeared in TV shows such as The Centre in 2014, Stella from 2014 to 2015, Undercover from 2015 to 2016, Sherlock from 2014 to 2016, Outsiders from 2016 to 2018, and The Reluctant Method from 2018 to 2019. She had even appeared in the TV series as Janine Hawkins, a character who dated Benedict Cumberbatch, who played Sherlock Holmes.
Yasmine Akram stars in the third season of “Sherlok.” Instagram is the source of this information.
She wrote and performed her first play, 10 Dates with Mad Mary, in 2010. The play was performed at Project Arts Centre in Ireland and is a monologue about a young woman’s struggles after she is released from prison. In the year 2016, this play was adapted into the feature film A Date for Mad Mary. Seana Kerslake stars in the film adaptation, which is directed by Darren Thornton. In the same year, she had some film credits, including V Sign, London Town, Sky Comedy Shorts: Quints, and Metal Heart.
She also writes and performs with English comedian Louise Ford as half of the London-based comedy duo Ford and Akram. In 2011, the duo performed a live show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The play was directed by Alistair McGowan. In the same year, she and Aisling Bea co-wrote and co-presented BBC Radio 4’s Irish Micks and Legends. She previously collaborated with Aisling Bea on the Channel 4 sketch comedy LOL.
She also appeared in two episodes of the third series of Sherlock in the role of Janine Hawkins opposite Benedict Cumberbatch’s Sherlock Holmes in 2014. In the 2016 special The Abominable Bride, she reprised her role. Janine Donlevy, not Hawkins, was her name in this piece.
In December of 2014, she appeared as a panelist in Never Mind the Buzzcocks. She also appeared as a panelist on BBC Radio 4’s The News Quiz in October of the same year.
Movies and TV shows/series
Since 2004, she has appeared in a number of films, television shows, and series. She has appeared on a total of 20 television shows. Love is the Drug Aisling in 2004, Peep Show Yana in 2010, LOL in 2010, Common Ground in 2013, and London Irish in 2013 are some of the TV series she has starred in.
She also appeared in Sherlock from 2014 to 2016, as well as The Midnight Beast, The Centre, and Stella in 2014. In 2015, she also starred in Count Arthur Strong, Asylum, Undercover, and Unforgotten. She also starred in Lovesick in 2016, London Town in 2017, and Irish in Wonderland in the same year, as well as Gold Digger in 2019, and The Reluctant Landlord in 2018.
Yasmine Akrum with a cast member from another “Irish in Wonderland” film. Irish Mirror is the source of this information.
Is Yasmine Akram still dating?
Yasmine Akram is unmarried and without children. She is currently unattached. She is simply concentrating on her work and devoting more time to herself. However, when she kissed Benedict in the series, there were rumors about her. She had attracted the public’s attention in this way. The passionate couple had spent some time together. The couple split up after Janine discovered that Sherlock was only using her.
In terms of her previous relationships, she hasn’t dated anyone. She rarely speaks about her personal life in the media or in public, and she hasn’t made any public statements about her affairs. She’s even managed to keep it under the radar. She has also been based in London since January 2016.
Social Media and Body Measurement
Yasmine Akram stands at 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 63 kilograms. Her measurements are 33-23-35 inches. She, too, has a lovely black hair color and dark brown eyes.
When it comes to her social media presence, she isn’t active on any of them.