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Nilaja Sun

Nilaja Sun is an actor, playwright and teaching artist most known for her Obie award winning solo piece "No Child..." which had its initial off Broadway run at the Barrow Street Theatre from July 2006-June 2007 and was recently revived there in an extended run. For her creation and performance of No Child... and its subsequent national tour, Nilaja... See full bio »

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 2016/I Knock Knock (Short)
Veronica Young
 2016 Youth in Oregon
 2015 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Divya Feldman
- Discovery (2015) ... Divya Feldman
 2015 Nurse Jackie (TV Series)
- Are You with Me, Doctor Wu? (2015) ... Tress
 2014-2015 Madam Secretary (TV Series)
- The Kill List (2015) ... Juliet
- Tamerlane (2015) ... Juliet
- Whisper of the Ax (2015) ... Juliet
- Need to Know (2014) ... Juliet
 2014 Irreversible (TV Movie)
Makeup Artist
 2012 The Bourne Legacy
Blue Lab Doctor
 2008-2012 30 Rock (TV Series)
- Christmas Special (2008) ... Irene
 2011 Unforgettable (TV Series)
- Road Block (2011) ... Ivory
 2010 Rubicon (TV Series)
Agent Madero
- Wayward Sons (2010) ... Agent Madero
 2010 Louie (TV Series)
Woman on Phone
- Pilot (2010) ... Woman on Phone (as Nilaja Sun Gordon)
 2009/I The International
Detective Gloria Hubbard
 2004-2006 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Nurse / Triage Nurse
- Informed (2006) ... Nurse
- Weak (2004) ... Triage Nurse
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 2012 Q&A (TV Series)
Herself - Panelist
- Bullying, Education & Purpose (2012) ... Herself - Panelist

Personal Details

Other Works:

She wrote and acted in the play, "No Child," at the Lookingglass Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois. See more »

Alternate Names:

Nilaja Sun Gordon

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She was awarded the 2008 Joseph Jefferson Award for Solo Performance for "No Child" at the Lookingglass Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois. See more »

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