November 8, 1969 |
Malibu, California, USA
Roxana Zal (born November 8, 1969) is an American actress.
Zal was born and raised in Malibu, California, the daughter of Maureen and Hossein Zal, a Los Angeles investor. She was on her high school tennis team. Her first acting role was a guest spot on Hart to Hart at age 12. She has had several other guest roles since then, the most recent being in the show Navy NCIS.
Zal is primarily known for being the youngest winner of a prime-time Emmy Award. She won for Something about Amelia when she was fourteen, in which she played a girl molested by her father (played by Ted Danson). She had leading roles in the 1983 films Testament and Table for Five. She co-produced and starred in the 1998 independent film Broken Vessels. She also played a main role of "Tara Matthews" in the 1999 film Primal Force.