Amara Asavananda

Amara Asavananda (Thai: อมรา อัศวนนท์; RTGSAmara Atsawanon, born May 6, 1937) is a Thai actress and the second runner-up of Miss Thailand 1953. She is the first daughter of Luang Prachoet-aksoralak (Sombhoj Asavananda) and Madam Georgette Asavananda. Her father was Thai and her mother was French.[1] She was the 2nd Runner-up Miss Thailand 1953 and she competed in Miss Universe 1954 pageant competition held in United States.

Amara Asavananda
อมรา อัศวนนท์
Amara Asavananda

(1937-05-06) May 6, 1937 (age 85)
Ankoon Purananda
(m. 1966)
Beauty pageant titleholder
Title2nd Runner-up Miss Thailand 1953
Hair colorBlack
Eye colorBlack

She is an actress in Thai film and television drama as Prisana (1955), Leb-krut (1957), Rak Rissaya (1958), In-sree Dang (1958), Hao Dong (1958), Toong Ruang Rong (1959), See Kings (1959), Chaleoy Suk (1959,) Sud Pradthana (1961) etc.

In 1966, she married police lieutenant general Ankoon Purananda, and they have two daughters, Apichaya and Anoma.


  1. ^ "Title holders ,awards of Miss Thailand, Miss Universe pageant history". Archived from the original on 2010-01-28. Retrieved 2010-01-03.