Delilah Alvares

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Delilah Alvares at a Fashion Show

Delilah Judy Alvares is a Kuwaiti-British actress, model and author best known for her work in New York and India[1]

Personal Life[edit]

Delilah Alvares
BornAl Sabah, Kuwait
🏡 ResidenceUnited Kingdom
🏳️ CitizenshipBritish
💼 Occupation
Actress - Model - Author
📆 Years active  2005 - Present
👴 👵 Parent(s)(Biological) Mario Daniel Alvares (Biological) Debra Rodriguez (Adoptive) Judy Caleb
🏅 AwardsThe Masque Best Actress of the Year (2005)

ROCK Calendar Model (2012) Femina Beauty Pageant Top 13 Finalists (2013) List of Notable Kuwaitis (2016)

Australia's Monthly Best Sellers (2016)

Born in Al-Sabah, Kuwait, she grew up between Kuwait and England[2] Both her parents worked at the Kuwait International Airport. Her mother worked for Cyprus Airways and her father for British Airways[1]

She was just a child when her mother passed away, after which her father re-married and gave up her custody. She was then adopted by her mother's sister, a film and theater producer,[3] who gave her a connection her to India from where her career took flight[4]Alvares has long been working in the same entertainment industry as her adoptive parent but independently carved out her own path[3]

She moved to New York for a short period of time before she moved back to England.[5]



Alvares started an early acting career with theater and soon grew into an award winning stage actress and script writer.[3] She has been a part of multiple stage dramas before moving into films and television[6] She became known after her role in the movie Expect the Unexpected (2011)[3] Years later she made her return back to theater[1]


She is the winner of ROCK Calendar Model (2012)[4] and one of the top 13 finalists at the Femina Beauty Pageant (2013)[7]

As a fashion model, her work stands out with several fashion designers and fashion photographers all around the world[8] Her fashion style trended a couple of times in 2021[8] She has worked with many brands over the years but has been signed with L'Oreal (Hair) for several years[8]


Alvares is the author of the psychological thriller The Maze (Dark Shadows) (2016)[9] She was noted as being among the youngest to have written in that genre at the time[10][11] She has also been the script writer on three full length dramas - Four Wonders (2007), Ms. Brown (2007) and Murder Mystery (2008)[6]

Awards & Nominations[edit]

Source: Awards & Nominations - Delilah Alvares[1][3]
Year Award Category Result
2005 The Masque Best Actress of the Year (Theater) Debutante Stage Performer Winner
2012 ROCK Calendar Model Modelling Contest Winner
2013 Femina Beauty Pageant Beauty Contest Top 13 Finalists
2016 The Book Designer's e-book cover design Award Book: The Maze (Dark Shadows) Nominated
2016 List of Notable Kuwaitis International Writers Received
2016 Australia's Best Sellers Book: Monthly Best Sellers Received


Her controversies are usually modelling centered[12] Her biggest controversy had been an Anorexia controversy in 2013 when she was labelled as anorexic and faced backlash on social media for it[5] She later disclosed the rumors to be completely false through press interviews claiming that she has never had an eating disorder[4]