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Sakina Jaffrey

Sakina Jaffrey was born on February 14, 1962 in Manhattan, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Definitely, Maybe (2008), Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007) and The Indian in the Cupboard (1995). See full bio »

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 2013/III The Necklace (Short) (completed)
 2014 Sleepy Hollow (TV Series)
Sheriff Leena Reyes
- Root of All Evil (2014) ... Sheriff Leena Reyes
- The Kindred (2014) ... Sheriff Leena Reyes
 2012 The Domino Effect
 2012 Girls (TV Series)
- Vagina Panic (2012) ... Gynecologist
 2011 Blue Bloods (TV Series)
Mrs. Demir
- Thanksgiving (2011) ... Mrs. Demir
 2011 A Gifted Man (TV Series)
- Pilot (2011) ... CJ
 2011 Breakaway
Livleen Singh
 2010 Nevermind Nirvana (TV Movie)
Dr. Sarita Mattoo
 2009 Company Retreat
 2008 The Ode
 2008 The Understudy
 2007 Waking Dreams
 2007 Dharini (Short)
 2007 Where God Left His Shoes
 2007 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Geeta Chanoor
- Outsider (2007) ... Geeta Chanoor
 2007 What Goes On (TV Series)
- Blue (2007) ... Asha
 2006 Heroes (TV Series)
Mrs. Suresh
- Chapter Nine 'Homecoming' (2006) ... Mrs. Suresh
 2006 Hiding Divya
Dr. Sharma
 2003-2005 Third Watch (TV Series)
Dr. Hickman / Hickman / ER Doctor
- End of Tour (2005) ... Dr. Hickman
- How Do You Spell Belief? (2005) ... Dr. Hickman
- In the Family Way (2005) ... Dr. Hickman
- The Kitchen Sink (2005) ... Dr. Hickman
- Broken (2004) ... Dr. Hickman
 2004 The Manchurian Candidate
Mysterious Arabic Woman
 2000-2004 Law & Order (TV Series)
Roya Koutal / Dr. Balikrishan
- Caviar Emptor (2004) ... Roya Koutal
- Endurance (2000) ... Dr. Balikrishan
 2004 Sex and the City (TV Series)
Rama Patel
- Splat! (2004) ... Rama Patel
 2003 American Made (Short)
 2003 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary)
- American Made (2003) ... Nageena
 2003 Ash Tuesday
 2002 The Guru
Young Woman in Dance Class
 2001 The Mystic Masseur
Suruj Mooma
 2001 Revolution #9
Dr. Ray
 1999 Cotton Mary
 1999 Chutney Popcorn
 1996 Daylight
Kit's Passenger #1
 1992 Masala
Rita Solanki
 1989 Slaves of New York
Wilfredo's receptionist
 1988 The Perfect Murder
Neena Lal (introducing)
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Made her acting debut at 17 in Wallace Shawn's, Marie and Bruce, at the Public Theatre with Bob Balaban, Louise Lasser and Griffin Dunne. See more »


Stars in movies about childcare or raising children e.g. Raising Helen, The Nanny Diaries, and Definitely Maybe

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