Necar Zadegan

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Necar Zadegan
Born(1982-06-20) June 20, 1982 (age 30)
Heidelberg, Germany
OccupationActress, model
Years active2005–present
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Necar Zadegan
Born(1982-06-20) June 20, 1982 (age 30)
Heidelberg, Germany
OccupationActress, model
Years active2005–present

Necar Zadegan is an Iranian American[1] film and television actress and model.[2] She is best known for her recurring role as First Lady (and then President) Dalia Hassan on the eighth and final season of 24.[3]

She currently stars as Dr. Gina Bandari on Emily Owens, M.D..


Life and career

Zadegan was born in Heidelberg, Germany on June 20, 1982 and raised in San Francisco, California.[4] She went to Moreau Catholic High School in Hayward and her high school theatre director was Arlene Hood. She later graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a degree in Literature.[4] From 2005 to 2009 she amassed a number of television credits namely The Bernie Mac Show, Nip/Tuck, NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service, The Unit, How I Met Your Mother, Big Shots, Lost, The Shield and CSI: Miami.

In 2009, she appeared in the stage production of From Satellite with Love "Az Mahvareh Ta Eshgh", touring in the U.S. and Europe.[1]

In 2010, she earned recurring roles on 24, Outlaw and The Event, as well appearing in the films Elena Undone[5] and Unthinkable.

Film and television credits

Film credits
2007Touch, TheThe TouchKerimeShort film
2008In Another LifeMiraShort film
2010UnthinkableJehan YoungerTheatrical film
2010When the Voices FadeNadiaShort film
2010Elena UndoneElenaIndependent film
2010Deal, TheThe DealTBAShort film
2011Joshua TreeAngelinapost-production
2011Meth HeadMaiapre-production
Television credits
2005Bernie Mac Show, TheThe Bernie Mac ShowSales associate1 episode
2006Nip/TuckNastran1 episode
2007NCISLt. Rihama Shaheen (uncredited)1 episode
2007Unit, TheThe UnitPari1 episode
2007How I Met Your MotherGirl #2Episode: "Moving Day" (S02E18)
2007Big ShotsProstitutePilot episode
2008LostTranslatorEpisode: "Confirmed Dead"
2008Shield, TheThe ShieldDr. Lucine1 episode
2009Floored and LiftedCaroline2 episodes
2010CSI: MiamiSalumeh Farooq1 episode
201024Dalia HassanRecurring role, 20 episodes
2010OutlawPatty Friedman2 episodes
2010–2011Event, TheThe EventIsabel5 Episodes
2011A Gifted ManMadeline Fahn1 Episode
2012Harry's LawSarita Radan1 Episode
2012Major CrimesRoma StraussEpisode: "The Ecstasy and the Agony"
2012–presentEmily Owens, M.D.Gina BandhariSeries Regular


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