Tasneem Roc

Tasneem Roc

Tasneem Roc is an Australian television and film actress born in Sydney. Her mother is from Scotland and her father is a Karen from Burma. Tasneem attended the Turramurra High School and went on to study acting at the Australian Theatre for Young People. She graduated from the University of Sydney. Tasneem began her career on the popular Australian television series Heartbreak High in season six as activist high school student Thania Saya. Tasneem then appeared in a guest role on ABC series Head Start as Skye Quinn, the disruptive daughter of Garrett Quinn. She appeared as a guest on UK Sky TV football series Dream Team as home-wrecking US professional tennis player Shannon Eden-Childs. She also appeared as victim of crime Tina Chang in a guest role on ABC TV's legal dramedy Crownies. Tasneem appeared in the award winning SBS mini-series East West 101 as Amina Malik, a role for which she learnt some Arabic, and Islamic prayers as the wife of Muslim detective Zane Malik. The cast was presented with the award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble Cast at the 2012 Equity Awards.