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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 House of Cards (2013), The Mindy Project (2012) and Mr. Robot (2015). See full bio »

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Known For

House of Cards
House of Cards Linda Vasquez
(2013-2014)
The Mindy Project
The Mindy Project Sonu Lahiri
(2015-2016)
Mr. Robot
Mr. Robot Antara Nayar
(2015-2016)
Raising Helen
Raising Helen Nilma Prasad
(2004)

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 2018 Red Sparrow (post-production)
Trish Forsythe
 2015-2016 The Mindy Project (TV Series)
Sonu Lahiri
- Concord (2016) ... Sonu Lahiri
- Nurses' Strike (2016) ... Sonu Lahiri
- Bernardo & Anita (2016) ... Sonu Lahiri
- The Lahiris and the Castellanos (2015) ... Sonu Lahiri
- While I Was Sleeping (2015) ... Sonu Lahiri
 2016 Claire in Motion
Maya
 2016 Blindspot (TV Series)
Dr. Albright
- Cease Forcing Enemy (2016) ... Dr. Albright
 2015 Halal in the Family (TV Series)
Fatima Qu'osby
- A Very Spooq'y Halloween Special (2015) ... Fatima Qu'osby
- Spies Like Us (2015) ... Fatima Qu'osby
- The Amazing Race (2015) ... Fatima Qu'osby
- B'ully (2015) ... Fatima Qu'osby
 2014 Madam Secretary (TV Series)
Foreign Minister Chondita Samant
- Passage (2014) ... Foreign Minister Chondita Samant
 2013/III The Necklace (Short)
Sunira
 2012 The Domino Effect
Serena
 2012 Girls (TV Series)
Gynecologist
- Vagina Panic (2012) ... Gynecologist
 2011 Blue Bloods (TV Series)
Mrs. Demir
- Thanksgiving (2011) ... Mrs. Demir
 2011 A Gifted Man (TV Series)
CJ
- Pilot (2011) ... CJ
 2011 Breakaway
Livleen Singh
 2011 The Daily Show (TV Series)
Beth Qu'osby
- Ed Gillespie (2011) ... Beth Qu'osby
 2010 Nevermind Nirvana (TV Movie)
Dr. Sarita Mattoo
 2009 Company Retreat
Sareeta
 2008 The Ode
Parin
 2008 The Understudy
Nurse
 2007 Waking Dreams
Rajani
 2007 Dharini (Short)
Kiran
 2007 Where God Left His Shoes
Doctor
 2007 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Geeta Chanoor
- Outsider (2007) ... Geeta Chanoor
 2007 What Goes On (TV Series)
Asha
- 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 Ash Tuesday
June
 2002 The Guru
Young Woman in Dance Class
 2001 The Mystic Masseur
Suruj Mooma
 2001 Revolution #9
Dr. Ray
 1999 Cotton Mary
Rosie
 1999 Chutney Popcorn
Sarita
 1996 Daylight
Kit's Passenger #1
 1991 Masala
Rita Solanki
 1989 Slaves of New York
Wilfredo's receptionist
 1988 The Perfect Murder
Neena Lal (introducing)
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(March 8 to April 7, 1990) She played Catches Rain in Ellen McLaughlin's play, "Infinity's House," in a Humana Festival production at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky with Ellen McLaughlin (Annie); Greg Porretta (Carl, Kistiakowsky); Christopher Fields (Doolin, Wong, Rabi); Scott Sowers (Joe, Gratz, Katz... See more »

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Trivia:

Daughter of actress and cookbook author Madhur Jaffrey and actor Saeed Jaffrey. Stepfather Sanford Allen, a violinist, was the first African American musician in the New York Philharmonic. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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