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Nazneen Contractor

Born in Mumbai, India and raised and educated in Nigeria and London, Nazneen immigrated to Toronto, Canada with her family by the age of ten. She spent her early youth excelling in her academics and training as a classical ballerina. After almost ten years of dance training, she discovered her true love was performing and turned her energies towards acting. She immediately found success at the prestigious world re-known Stratford Shakespeare Festival. During her fortunate time at the Festival Nazneen played lead roles in Shakespeare's "Pericles" and a "Midsummer Night's Dream" along with six other productions in her two seasons at the Festival. Nazneen then focused her energies on her degree in Sociology, Psychology and Theatre at the University of Toronto as well as trying to make her mark in the world Film and TV. After playing a few guest start and recurring roles on Canadian and American television shows she landed a lead role of Layla Hourani on "The Border", Canada's number one drama. At the end of 2008, after two seasons of The Border, Nazneen made the move to Los Angeles where she has since landed a recurring roles on FOX's number one hit show "24" and David Spade's comedy "Rules of Engagement".

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
86% Star Trek Into Darkness
  • Rima Harewood
2013
No Score Yet Seance: The Summoning
  • Actor
2012
No Score Yet Pegasus Vs. Chimera
  • Philony
2012
No Score Yet Othello (Othello: The Tragedy of the Moor)
  • Actor
2008
No Score Yet The Matthew Shepard Story
  • Shima
2002

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
82% Satisfaction
2014-2015
  • Guest
  • Actor
43% Heroes Reborn
2015-2016
  • Farah
No Score Yet Bones
2005
  • Sari Nazeri
No Score Yet Rules of Engagement
2007-2013
  • Suneetha
92% Person Of Interest
2011
  • Maria
21% Stalker
2014-2015
  • Adele
No Score Yet Chicago P.D.
2014
  • Dawn Harper
75% Revenge
2011-2015
  • Jessica Roche
Chicago Justice
2016
  • Actor
43% Ransom
2017
  • Zara Hallam
87% 24
2014
  • Kayla Hassan

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