Sakina Jaffrey Bio, Age, Parents, Husband, Movies, TV Shows and Net Worth

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Sakina Jaffrey Biography

Sakina Jaffrey is an American actress, born on February 14, 1962, New York City, U.S.

Sakina Jaffrey

Sakina Jaffrey Age

Born on 14th, February, 1962, Sakina is is 57 years old as of 2019.

Sakina Jaffrey Family | Parents | Father

Jaffrey is the youngest daughter of Indian-born parents, Madhur Jaffrey, an actress and food and travel writer and actor Saeed Jaffrey. When she was three years old, her parents got divorced and she grew up estranged from her father, who subsequently moved to the United Kingdom.

Jaffrey inherited her love of Chinese culture from her elder sister, Meera. She graduated in 1984, from Vassar College with a major in Chinese Language and Literature at the college. She originally planning to be a translator before she became an actress.

Sakina Jaffrey Spouse | Sakina Jaffrey Husband

She is married to Francis Wilkinson, a journalist, with whom she has two children; Cassius and Jamila.

Career

In 1991, she appeared alongside her father in the film Masala and 1988 with her mother in The Perfect Murder. In 2002, she made an appearance in The Truth About Charlie starring Mark Wahlberg. She also appeared with her children Cassius and Jamila in Raising Helen in 2004 and in The Ode 2008.

In 2013, he was featured as Linda Vasquez, the White House Chief of Staff, in the Netflix series House of Cards . It was announced in 2014, that she would be appearing in the second season of Fox’s television series Sleepy Hollow as Leena Reyes, the new sheriff.

She had a starring role in the NBC television series Timeless , from 2016 to 2018, as Homeland Security Agent Denise Christopher.

She starred as Dr. Soni in The Meyerowitz Stories, a 2017 comedy-drama film directed and written by Noah Baumbach.

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Sakina Jaffrey American Gods

In 2019, she made an appearance as Mama-Ji in the series American Gods, an American fantasy drama television series based on Neil Gaiman’s novel of the same name and developed by Bryan Fuller and Michael Green for the premium cable network Starz

Sakina Jaffrey Mr Robot

From 2015 to 2017, she was cast in the film Mr. Robot as Antara Nayar.

Sakina Jaffrey Timeless

She portrayed the role of Agent Denise Christopher, from 2016 to 2018 in the film Timeless, an American science fiction time travel drama series that premiered on NBC on October 3, 2016.

Sakina Jaffrey Madam Secretary

She was cast as Chondita Samant, in the film Madam Secretary from 2014 to 2018.

Sakina Jaffrey Cotton Mary

In 1999, Sakina was cast as Rosie in the film Cotton Mary.

Sakina Jaffrey Sex And The City

In 2004, she appeared as Rama Patel in the series Sex and the City ,an American romantic comedy-drama television series created by Darren Star and produced by HBO. The series broadcast from 1998 until 2004, the original run of the show had a total of 94 episodes.

Sakina Jaffrey Movies And TV Shows

Movies

Year

Title

Role

1988

The Perfect Murder

Neena Lal

1989

Slaves of New York

Willfredo’s receptionist

1991

Masala

Rita Solanki

1995

The Indian in the Cupboard

Lucy

1996

Daylight

Kit’s passenger #1

1999

Chutney Popcorn

Sarita

1999

Cotton Mary

Rosie

2001

Revolution No. 9

Dr. Ray

2001

The Mystic Masseur

Suruj Mooma

2002

The Guru

Young Woman in Dance Class

2002

The Truth About Charlie

Sylvia

2003

Ash Tuesday

June

2003

American Made

N/A

2004

Raising Helen

Nilma Prasad

2004

The Manchurian Candidate

Mysterious Arabic Woman

2006

Hiding Divya

Dr. Sharma

2007

Where God Left His Shoes

Doctor

2007

Dharini

Kiran

2007

Waking Dreams

Rajani

2007

The Nanny Diaries

Sima

2007

Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead

Manager

2008

Definitely, Maybe

School Mom

2008

The Toe Tactic

Lacticia Utt

2008

The Understudy

Nurse

2008

The Ode

Parin

2009

Company Retreat

Sareeta

2010

Nevermind Nirvana

Dr. Sarita Matto

2011

Breakaway

Livleen Singh

2012

The Domino Effect

Serena

2013

The Necklace

Sunita

2016

Claire in Motion

Maya

2017

The Meyerowitz Stories

Dr. Soni

2018

Red Sparrow

Trish Forsyth

2018

Behold My Heart

Jane

2018

The Equalizer 2

Fatima

2019

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Ellen

TV Shows

Year

Title

Role

2000

Law & Order

Dr. Balikrishan

2003–05

Third Watch

Dr. Hickman

2004

Sex and the City

Rama Patel

2004

Law & Order

Roya Koutal

2006

Heroes

Mrs. Suresh

2007

What Goes On

Asha

2007

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Geeta Chanoor

2011

Blue Bloods

Mrs. Demir

2012

Girls

Gynecologist

2013–18

House of Cards

Linda Vasquez

2014–15

Sleepy Hollow

Sheriff Leena Reyes

2014–18

Madam Secretary

Chondita Samant

2015–17

Mr. Robot

Antara Nayar

2015

Halal in the Family

Fatima Qu’osby

2015–16

The Mindy Project

Sonu Lahiri

2016

Blindspot

Susan Albright

2016–2018

Timeless

Agent Denise Christopher

2018

Homeland

Dr. Meyer

2019

American Gods

Mama-Ji

Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of $3 Million.

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