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Nazanin Boniadi is rapidly making her mark in both film and television. She co-starred as CIA analyst Fara Sherazi on seasons three and four of the Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning drama Homeland (2011), for which she shared a 2015 SAG Award nomination in the Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series category. Boniadi appeared in... See full bio »

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Known For

Counterpart
Counterpart Clare
(2018-2019)
Homeland
Homeland Fara Sherazi
(2013-2014)
How I Met Your Mother
(2011-2014)
Ben-Hur
Ben-Hur Esther
(2016)

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 2018-2019 Counterpart (TV Series)
Clare
- Episode #2.10 (2019) ... Clare
- Episode #2.9 (2019) ... Clare
- Episode #2.8 (2019) ... Clare
- Episode #2.7 (2019) ... Clare
- Episode #2.4 (2019) ... Clare
 2018 Hotel Mumbai
Zahra
 2016/I Passengers
Wake-up Hologram (uncredited)
 2016 Ben-Hur
Esther
 2016 Zoolander 2
'Old and Lame' Show Attendee
 2013-2014 Homeland (TV Series)
Fara Sherazi
- 13 Hours in Islamabad (2014) ... Fara Sherazi
- There's Something Else Going On (2014) ... Fara Sherazi (credit only)
- Halfway to a Donut (2014) ... Fara Sherazi (credit only)
- Redux (2014) ... Fara Sherazi
- From A to B and Back Again (2014) ... Fara Sherazi
 2014 Homeland: Spies Among Us (TV Movie)
Fara Sharazi
 2014 Desert Dancer
Parisa Ghaffarian
 2014 Scandal (TV Series)
Adnan Salif
- The Price of Free and Fair Elections (2014) ... Adnan Salif
- Flesh and Blood (2014) ... Adnan Salif
- The Fluffer (2014) ... Adnan Salif
- Mama Said Knock You Out (2014) ... Adnan Salif
- Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2014) ... Adnan Salif
 2014 Shirin in Love
Shirin
 2011-2014 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series)
Nora
- Tick Tick Tick (2011) ... Nora
- Noretta (2011) ... Nora
- Field Trip (2011) ... Nora
- The Stinson Missile Crisis (2011) ... Nora
 2013 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Amrita
- The Face of Change (2013) ... Amrita
 2013 Go On (TV Series)
Hannah
- Gooooaaaallll Doll! (2013) ... Hannah
 2012 Rochelle (TV Series)
Panna Jalalawal
- Cry for Me (2012) ... Panna Jalalawal
- Aren't You Gorgeous (2012) ... Panna Jalalawal
- I'm a Pro (2012) ... Panna Jalalawal
 2012 Best Friends Forever (TV Series)
Naya
- Fatal Blow Out (2012) ... Naya
- Hey Nonny Nonny (2012) ... Naya
 2012 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Nurse Lauren
- Seeing Red (2012) ... Nurse Lauren
 2011 A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (Short)
The Girl
 2011 Suits (TV Series)
Lauren Pearl
- Errors and Omissions (2011) ... Lauren Pearl
 2010 The Next Three Days
Elaine
 2010 Hawthorne (TV Series)
Aneesa Amara
- Final Curtain (2010) ... Aneesa Amara
 2010 24 (TV Series)
Blonde Woman
- Day 8: 7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m. (2010) ... Blonde Woman
- Day 8: 6:00 a.m.-7:00 a.m. (2010) ... Blonde Woman
 2010 The Deep End (TV Series)
Heather Mosson
- To Have and to Hold (2010) ... Heather Mosson
 2009 Diplomacy (Short)
Persian Interpreter
 2007-2009 General Hospital (TV Series)
Leyla Mir
- Episode #1.11735 (2009) ... Leyla Mir
- Episode #1.11734 (2009) ... Leyla Mir
- Episode #1.11732 (2009) ... Leyla Mir
- Episode #1.11731 (2009) ... Leyla Mir
- Episode #1.11727 (2009) ... Leyla Mir
 2008 Shades of Ray
Farah
 2008 Iron Man
Amira Ahmed
 2007 Charlie Wilson's War
Afghan Refugee Woman (uncredited)
 2007 General Hospital: Night Shift (TV Series)
Leyla Mir
- Time Served (2007) ... Leyla Mir
- What Becomes of the Broken Hearted (2007) ... Leyla Mir
- Fools in Love (2007) ... Leyla Mir
- Falling Star (2007) ... Leyla Mir
- Gutter Ball (2007) ... Leyla Mir
 2007 The Game (TV Series)
Josie
- The Many Lies of Derwin Davis (2007) ... Josie
 2007 Gameface
Taylor
 2006 Kal: Yesterday & Tomorrow (Short)
Simmi
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Other Works:

Commercial opposite George Clooney for Nespresso, called "The Swap", directed by Grant Heslov.

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Height:

5' 3¾" (1.62 m)
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She graduated with Honors from the University of California Irvine, where she received a Bacholor's Degree in Biological Sciences. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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