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Curtis-Lee Ashqar


Curtis-Lee is a graduate of the Three Year Bachelor in Acting (Hons) from The Lir Academy.

Recent tv credits include the role of Xavi in TV Series HOPE STREET for BBC NI and on stage at Theatre Royal Stratford East playing the role of Laurence in Conor McPherson's SHINING CITY directed by Nadia Fall.

He has just completed filming on feature BALLYWALTER directed by Prasanna Puwanarajah opposite Patrick Kielty and is currently working on GILGAMESH with theatre company Macnas playing the title role.


He recently appeared in the role of Jo in PEAT by Kate Heffernan and directed by Tim Crouch at The Ark, Dublin.

Screen Credits include roles in GAME OF THRONES (Season 5) for HBO, INTO THE BADLANDS for AMC, TORVILL & DEAN for ITV and the lead role of Ahmet in Murat Asker's short film THE GIFT.


The Lir credits include roles in THE SKRIKER directed by Tom Creed, CHILDREN OF THE SUN directed by Lynne Parker, THREE WINTERS directed by David Horan, THE GARDEN devised with Mikel Murfi, PORTIA COUGHLAN directed by Annabelle Comyn, IPHIGENIA AT AULIS directed by Wayne Jordan and the short film HAPPYISH directed by Juanita Wilson.


Curtis-Lee is based in Belfast.​



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