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Nazanin Boniadi


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

Homeland
Homeland Fara Sherazi
(2013-2014)
Ben-Hur
Ben-Hur Esther
(2016)
How I Met Your Mother
(2011-2014)
Iron Man
Iron Man Amira Ahmed
(2008)

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 2018 Counterpart (TV Series) (post-production)
Clare
- Episode #1.10 (2018) ... Clare
- Episode #1.9 (2018) ... Clare
- Episode #1.8 (2018) ... Clare
- Episode #1.7 (2018) ... Clare
- Episode #1.6 (2018) ... Clare
 2018 Hotel Mumbai (post-production)
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.


Height:

5' 3¾" (1.62 m)
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Trivia:

She is a human rights activist and served a spokesperson for Amnesty International USA from 2009 until 2015. She continues to partner with the organization as an Artist of Conscience. She joined the Board of Directors at the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran in October 2015. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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