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Who Plays Aaliyah Amrohi In Special Ops: Lioness? Meet Stephanie Nur

Aaliyah Amrohi is a character of intrigue and complexity in the thrilling saga of “Special Ops: Lioness.” Being the offspring of a billionaire tycoon linked to terrorism, Aaliyah’s existence is anything but mundane. Her grace and allure become apparent during her initial meeting with Cruz Manuelos (Laysla De Oliveira) at a Louis Vuitton outlet in Kuwait City, where something electric sparks between them. Her authentic emotions for Cruz are tangible, and she doesn’t shy away from showing them, be it a spontaneous kiss or a sincere embrace.

Yet, hidden beneath her love is a delicate vulnerability, a tender area that Cruz alone seems to perceive. In Aaliyah’s world, high stakes and emotional fervor merge, where affection and peril are intertwined, laying the groundwork for a dramatic sequence of events in the forthcoming episodes. Her character is a mesmerizing mix of elegance, warmth, and a hidden layer of doubt, making her an enthralling presence in this riveting story. Stephanie Nur breathes life into this character.

Meet Stephanie Nur as Aaliyah Amrohi

Stephanie Nur as Aaliyah Amrohi 
Source: Special Ops: Lioness, Paramount+

Born in Cairo, Egypt, in 1988 to an Austrian diplomat father and a Syrian painter mother, she grew up in a home filled with many languages. English, Arabic, German, and Italian were spoken so frequently that they all became her native tongues.


Her educational journey led her to the University of Stirling in Scotland, where she earned a Master of Science degree in Psychology.

Social Media

Aaliyah’s real-life persona, Stephanie, is quite engaged on social media platforms, often sharing glimpses of her personal and work life on Instagram, where she has amassed over 14k followers.


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Career, Movies, And TV

Stephanie’s acting journey began on stage, performing in both classical and modern plays. Her television debut came with a guest role in the 2018 season of “Special Ops: Lioness.” She went on to play Karu in “The Quest” on Amazon Prime Video in 2019 and Melodi in the Paramount+ show “A Yellowstone Origin Story.”

In addition to these roles, Stephanie has been part of various TV projects like “Cracks in Concrete” (2014), “Four Women and a Funeral” (2019), “1883” (2021), and “North of the 10” (2022). Recently, she’s gained recognition for her role as Aaliyah in the Paramount+ project “Special Ops: Lioness.”

As a Translator

Stephanie has also worked as a translator for European film companies and contributed to the UNHCR in Jordan in 2011.