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Nazanin Boniadi

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Nazanin Boniadi
Born (1980-05-22) 22 May 1980 (age 44)
Tehran, Iran
CitizenshipUnited Kingdom
Alma materUniversity of California, Irvine (BS)
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Occupation(s)Actress, activist
Years active2006–present

Nazanin Boniadi (/ˈnɑːzənn ˈbnjɑːdi/; Persian: نازنین بنیادی, [nɑːzæˈniːn bonjɑːˈdiː]; born 22 May 1980)[1] is a British actress and activist.[2] She played Leyla Mir in the medical drama General Hospital (2007–2009) and its spin-off General Hospital: Night Shift (2007). She also played Nora in the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother (2011) and Fara Sherazi in the Showtime spy thriller series Homeland (2013–2014).

References[change | change source]

  1. Terrero, Nina. "This Iranian-Born Actress Is Changing the Acting World". Time. Retrieved January 4, 2020.
  2. MacDiarmid, Campbell (2021-04-08). "Crown star Olivia Colman joins campaign calling for release of Briton jailed in Iran". The Telegraph. ISSN 0307-1235. Retrieved 2021-09-17.