Sakina Jaffrey

Sakina Jaffrey was born in Manhattan, New York, USA. 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. She is an actress, known for House of Cards (2013), The Mindy Project (2012) and Mr. Robot (2015).

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Cast Credits

Timeless (2016)
Starring as Agent Denise Christopher (26 episodes)
Blindspot (2015)
Guest starring as Dr. Susan Albright
Mr. Robot (2015)
Guest starring as Antara Nayar (6 episodes)
Madam Secretary (2014)
  • Episode 1x07: Passage (Nov 2, 2014)
Sleepy Hollow (2013)
Guest starring as Sheriff Leena Reyes (5 episodes)
House of Cards (2013)
Starring as Linda Vasquez (17 episodes)
The Mindy Project (2012)
Guest starring as Sonu Lahiri (6 episodes)
Girls (2012)
Guest starring as Gynaecologist
Homeland (2011)
Guest starring as Dr. Meyer (3 episodes)
A Gifted Man (2011)
Guest starring as CJ
  • Episode 1x01: Pilot (Sep 23, 2011)
Blue Bloods (2010)
Guest starring as Mrs. Demir
Heroes (2006)
Guest starring as Mrs. Suresh (2 episodes)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)
Guest starring as Geeta Chanoor