Liesl Ahlers is a South African Actress. She studied Acting for Film & TV in Canada at the Vancouver Academy of Dramatic Arts (VADA).
She starred alongside William Hurt in BBC Two's The Challenger Disaster. She also starred in the short film Brunch that screened at film festivals in New York and Seattle. Liesl was cast as the role of Marina, the very troubled central character opposite an all-international cast in the international feature film Friend Request. Liesl acts as voice and motion capture artist for the character of Sophie in the animation series Inside Job. She portrayed the role of Zelda in the third season of South Africa’s Emmy nominated series Sokhulu & Partners.
Liesl wrote, produced and directed South African Awareness film: Daylight with the hopes of creating global awareness on the HIV/AIDS epidemic in South Africa and its devastating effect on South Africa's children.
Liesl was cast as the protagonist in the new drama thriller series Obsession to be released on Amazon Video. Liesl was invited to Moscow by the President of the Russian International Horror Awards, to receive an Award for her portrayal of Marina Mills in Friend Request.
Liesl is a Brown Belt in Martial Arts, trained in Korean fighting and Self Defense (Hapkido), under Master Vladimir Grachev. Liesl is the designer, owner and founder of women's clothing label Call A Cab & Take It Slow.