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Sakina Jaffrey

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Birthday
14, 1962
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
14, 1962 (age 56)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

Best known for her role as Linda Vasquez in Netflix's House of Cards, she would also land recurring roles in Third Watch and Sleepy Hollow. Film credits of hers include Definitely, Maybe, Raising Helen and The Domino Effect.

Before Fame

She studied Mandarin Chinese at Vassar College with the intention of being a translator before opting for acting.

Trivia

She and the House of Cards ensemble were nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series in 2015.

Family Life

She is the youngest daughter of writer Madhur Jaffrey and actor Saeed Jaffrey. They divorced when she was three years old and she grew up without much of a relationship with her father. Her sisters are named Meera and Zia.

Associated With

She frequently shares the screen with Kevin Spacey in House of Cards.