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Kosha Engler is an award-winning actress and voice artist based in London.

ABOUT

Kosha began her career in Baltimore, Maryland where she made her TV debut in HBO’s The Wire.

Her ‘plucky magnanimous warmth’ (Boston Globe), ‘radiance’ (Washington Post) and vulnerability in a host of ingénue roles saw her win the Irene Ryan Acting Award, appear in Disney’s family drama Tuck Everlasting with Sissy Spacek, as well as on the finest stages in the region.

Kosha moved to London for love in 2005. She soon established herself with a ‘faultless’ (WhatsOnStage) performance as Carol in David Mamet’s Oleanna, which earned her a Best Actress nomination from the Manchester Evening News Theatre Awards. In a national UK tour of When Harry Met Sally Kosha played acerbic single New Yorker Marie with ‘sublime comic timing’ (WhatsOnStage). Most recently, Kosha was ‘superb’ (Radio Times) in a bold three-person Hamlet as she switched between her American and English accents to play Gertrude, a ‘mesmerising Ophelia’ (Love London Love Culture), Horatio and Rosencrantz.

While in the UK Kosha has expanded her acting experience from theatre to film, TV, voice over and games including motion capture. Now a mother, she brings an impressive presence, authority, sophistication, elegance and beauty to roles as diverse as a rebel commander in the game Crysis 3, the voice of Maybelline UK and a seductive American heiress in the period drama Victoria for ITV/PBS Masterpiece. Her latest role is in the romantic comedy Very Valentine for Lifetime/Sony TV as Rhedd Lewis, a fashion powerhouse as scary as she is beautiful. Kosha continues to develop her craft in the Anthony Meindl Master Class, London.

For a full list of credits, click on one of these:

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"A joy to watch" - WhatsOnStage

Clips from Victoria (ITV/PBS), The Container (Independent), Emmy nominated Moonshot (ITV), SpareBnb (web series), Home Alone (Investigation Discovery)

VOICE

Kosha is a fantastic voice artist. She’s collaborative, super flexible with direction and always brings new ideas to the table. Her energy and enthusiasm are great to work with.
— Esme Rodger, Maybelline Senior Brand Manager

Kosha brings 20 years of stage and screen experience to her voice work, as well as a musical background and several years as a copywriter. She works fast, she’s a strong sight reader and her top priority is always to make her clients happy. Highly experienced in video games and motion capture, Kosha has voiced characters in dozens of top titles. Full game list here. Her VO work also includes commercials, animation, TV narration and promos, ADR, corporates, E-learning and ESL audio books. 

Representation

Hobsons Voices
+44 (0)20 8995 3628 (opt 1)
voices@hobsons-international.com 
hobsons-international.com

Recent work:

  • Furiki Wheels - Disney/Gaumont TV cartoon series

  • Alexis Kendrick in The Crew 2 game (Ubisoft)

  • A Way Out game (Hazelight)

  • Kasandra in Xenoblade Chronicles 2 (Nintendo)

  • Star Wars Battlefront II

  • Solai in Horizon Zero Dawn

Clients include:

Google, Maybelline, Gap, Quaker Oats, Vita Coco, Channel 5, NBC Universal, Cisco, Phillips, Zurich

 

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Lifetime

Very Valentine, a Lifetime/Sony TV movie

In November 2018 Kosha finished filming for Very Valentine, a 90-minute romantic comedy based on the book by best-selling author Adriana Trigiani. Kosha plays Rhedd Lewis opposite the very funny fellow Marylander Kelen Coleman (Big Little Lies) and Jacqueline Bisset. Directed by Menhaj Huda. Coming to screens in 2019.

Warner Bros. Pictures

Warner Bros. feature film

In August 2018 Kosha completed filming for a major Warner Bros. feature film which should be released in 2020. Details to come.

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Victoria, PBS Masterpiece

In February 2018 Kosha appeared as Hannah Langridge in two episodes of Victoria series 2 directed by Jim Loach. She’s thrilled to be part of ITV, PBS and Mammoth Screen's Emmy-nominated period drama created and written by Daisy Goodwin starring Jenna Coleman. 

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The Crew 2, Ubisoft game

Kosha voices Alexis Kendrick, mentor in the Pro Racing Family of this new action-packed game from Ubisoft. Directed by Damien Goodwin at Side UK.

Maybelline TV commercial voiceover

Kosha voices the Maybelline UK TV ad 'Making It Must Haves' featuring model Adriana Lima.

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Furiki Wheels, Disney TV cartoon series

Kosha voices sassy elephant Suzy, goth sheep Francine and a host of other characters in this new animated comedy about Andre Furiki (played by Kyle Soller) a sloth with a need for speed by Disney and Gaumont. Out now on Disney XD.

Gyles Brandreth, Benet Brandreth, Kosha Engler in Hamlet

Hamlet at The Park Theatre, London

In September 2017 Kosha played Gertrude, Ophelia, Rosencrantz and Horatio in a 90-minute three-person version of Shakespeare's Hamlet to sold-out houses with her husband Benet Brandreth and father-in-law Gyles Brandreth at The Park Theatre, Finsbury Park. Directed by Simon Evans and David Aula, edited by Imogen Bond.

"Engler is superb in every part" - Radio Times
"Engler, amazingly versatile" - The Spectator
"Engler is a mesmerising Ophelia" - London Love Culture

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writing

Kosha is an emerging script writer supported by 20 years as an award-winning actress on stage and screen, and many years as a copywriter. Having read and performed hundreds of scripts she has a well-honed sense of drama, stakes and pace. She’s a natural collaborator and thrives in a team. She’s interested in both drama and comedy led by strong flawed female characters, often with themes of ambition and being an outsider.

Her latest action/drama feature script The Fantasy Ridge is a 2017 Final Draft Big Break Top 10 Finalist, 2018 Austin Film Festival Second-Rounder and 2018 Scriptapalooza Quarter-Finalist. It's about an estranged sister and brother who attempt to climb the last unconquered route to Everest's summit -- the one that killed their father. The story is fiction, the place is real. Legendary explorer George Mallory said the route is so impossible it can be climbed only in the imagination. To date, all attempts have failed. The script has already had interest from producers. 

Her short script Black Lotus was a finalist in the London Screenwriters’ Festival The Impact 50 project, and two of her other short scripts have been shortlisted in competitions. Judgment Day, a comedic one act play she wrote and performed, will be published in Dramatic Shorts: Volume 3.

Writing courses include:

  • TV Writing Intensive with Pilar Alessandra 2018

  • London Screenwriters' Festival 2016, 2015 and 2014

  • The ProSeries at ScreenwritingU.com, a six-month intensive, online professional screenwriting program completed in 2013

  • Women in Film and Television UK talks and workshops, ongoing

  • Complete Creative Writing Course, the Original and Intermediate course, each six weeks, led by Maggie Hammand at the Groucho Club, London

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Contact

For work enquiries please get in touch with her agents.

acting & writing

Price Gardner Management
+44 (0)20 7610 2111
info@pricegardner.co.uk
pricegardner.co.uk

voice

Hobsons Voices
+44 (0)20 8995 3628 (opt 1)
voices@hobsons-international.com 
hobsons-international.com