Shah Granville is an actress born in the city of Angels. Her career in entertainment began as a model, where she was discovered in her native Los Angeles, but soon began traveling world wide to work on such notable campaigns as Smashbox, Nike, Sean John, Revlon, KeraCare, OPI, Clairol, Chase, United Airlines, The InStyler, and Anastasia Beauty to name a few. She became muse to myriad designers, including international designers Christiane King and Oliver Tolentino. It was her unique look and personality that caught the attention of some of the industry’s leading beauty influencers that truly defined her career as a model, working with top make up artists, hair stylists, editorial and beauty brands.
Throughout her work as a model, she continued acting training. She earned her BA from the University of California Los Angeles and soon after began studying under the tutelage of Aaron Speiser. This relationship lead to several career breakthroughs, and Shah began working on short films including Running, Variant Ways and as quirky femme fatale, “Mother” in Nicole Ekenroad’s I Know You Want It. Shah carried the lead role in the indie thriller The Night Seekers and has lended her talents to lead roles in record breaking music videos with Sean Combs, Chris Brown, Usher, Rick Ross, Diddy –Dirty Money and Deorro.
When given the opportunity to expand her skills, Shah began working and training at The Blank Theatre and was selected as a Weekly Producer for the Living Room Series, where she was the weekly producer for Eliza Powell O’brien’s John Wayne Times and Larry Mollin’s High Time. Her work as a weekly producer earned her the position of Associate Producer for both the critically acclaimed play “A Singular they,” And heavily awarded “The Tragedy of JFK (as told by William Shakespeare). In The Tragedy of JFK Shah also made her theater debut in the role of Dr. Martin Luther King’s Aide (alternate)!
Through her self produced work and collaboration with film artists, Shah gained the attention of a few agents and managers. She signed with Avant Artists theatrically where she has diversified her talent, lending her voice to commercials and voice-overs, acting in commercials for Sleep Number Bed, Chase and Hollar.com and becoming a go-to for Casting Directors and producers. Shah has recently accepted admission to Lesly Kahn’s acting studio. Additionally she has completed her first writing project: a 3 part short film series in Pre-Production.