Ananda Everingham ( born 31 May 1982 in Thailand) is a Laotian-Australian film actor who was born in Thailand. Working primarily in Thai films, he is best known for his lead role in the 2004 horror film, Shutter.
Ananda was born in Thailand. He attended Bangkok Patana School. He holds Australian citizenship and visited Brisbane on school holidays. He received some schooling there while living with his grandparents Joan Victoria and late George Matthew Everingham. At age 14, while working part-time in his family's Indian restaurant, Himali Cha Cha, he was discovered by Khun Mingkwan of GMM Grammy, Thailand's largest entertainment company. He soon started acting in films. At age 16, he switched from Bangkok Patana School to a tutoring school where he would follow flexible course and times while filming.
Aside from Shutter, Ananda has starred in the horror-comedy, Ghost Delivery and the teen-slasher movie, 303 Fear Faith Revenge. In 2005, he starred in the Singaporean romance film, The Leap Years. In 2007, he played the lead roles in the romantic dramas Me ... Myself, and Bangkok Time. He had featured roles in the Singaporean film Pleasure Factory, and in Pen-ek Ratanaruang's Ploy. He has been cast in the 2008 film by Nonzee Nimibutr, Queen of Langkasuka. On 5 June 2008, his new movie Sabaidee Luang Prabang, the first Laotian commercial film shot since it adopted communism in 1975.