W. Jayasiri (born 1 May 1947) is a Sri Lankan actor, script writer and lyricist. He started his career in 1973 from the movie Dahakin Ekak which was directed and produced by Meril Albert. He is known for his roles in Tani Tatuwen Piyabanna (2002), Death on a Noble Day (2014) and Me Mage Sandai (2000). W. Jayasiri was born in Hirimbura, Galle and was educated at Vidyaloka College, Galle. He won a Presidential Film Award for the Best Supporting Actor for his role in the movie Duwata Mawaka Misa in 1997.
1 Filmography 2 Awards 3 See also 4 References 5 External links
Dahakin Ekak (1973) Diyamanthi (1976) Eya Dan Loku Lamayek (1977) Bambaru Awith (1978) Seilama (1995) Chitti (1995) Ayoma (1995) Wisidela (1997) Bawa Duka (1997) Bawa Karma (1997) Duwata Mawaka Misa (Mother Alone) (1997) Daru Upatha (2001) Me Mage Sandai (This is my Moon) (2001) Mamath Geheniyak (2002) Arumosam Wahi (2002) Sathkampa as Benjamin (2002) Sudu Kaluwara (2003) Thani Thatuwen Piyabanna as doctor (2003) Mille Soya (2004) Sankranthi (2007) Rosa Mal Sayanaya (2009) Gamani (2011) Death on a Noble Day (2014) Que Sera (2014) Swaroopa (2017)
Presidential Film Awards
1997 - Best Supporting Actor (Duwata Mawaka Misa)
Derana Lux Film Awards
2012 - Best Supporting Actor (Gamani) See also
Cinema of Sri Lanka
^ W. Jayasiri, National Films Corporation of Sri Lanka ^ Biography, IMDb ^ "පතිරාජගේ ස්වරූප හෙට එයි". Sarasaviya. Retrieved 7 September 2017.
W. Jayasiri (films.lk) ‘Gajamuthu’ glitters on mini screen සුන්දර ගමක තැනෙන සිහින සක්මන ගැනයි මේ මල්සරා