Bar Paly

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Bar Paly
Born (1985-04-29) 29 April 1985 (age 30)[1]
Ural Mountains, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Nationality Israeli
Occupation model, actress
Years active 2003–present
Spouse(s) Ian Kessner

Bar Paly (Hebrew: בר פאלי ‎; born April 29, 1985[2]) is a Russian-born Israeli model and actress.

Life and career[edit]

Paly was born in the Ural Mountains, Russian SFSR. She moved to Israel when she was seven,[3] and was raised in Tel Aviv.[4] Paly began a career in modeling at the age of 17. In 2003, she began her career as an actress appearing in a variety of roles for both film and television.[5] Paly has appeared in TV’s How I Met Your Mother, The Starter Wife, and the 2008 horror film The Ruins.[6]

In 2013, Paly held roles in both Roman Coppola’s A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III starring Charlie Sheen, Jason Schwartzman and Bill Murray, and Michael Bay’s Pain & Gain, alongside Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson.[7]

Paly is Jewish.[8] She is married to director Ian Kessner.[8][9]


Year Title Role Notes
2008 The Ruins Archeologist
2013 A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III Maria-Carla
Pain & Gain Sorina Luminita
2014 Non-Stop Iris Marianne
Million Dollar Arm Lisette
2015 Headlock Lauren De Isigney
2015 Urge Denise


Year Title Role Notes
2007 CSI: NY Mia Opal Episode: "Heart of Glass"
2008 The Starter Wife Lola Recurring role, 5 episodes
Unhitched Chloe Episode: "Yorkshire Terrier Sucked Into the Internet"
2010 How I Met Your Mother Natalia Episode: "Rabbit or Duck"
2012 Underemployed Tatiana Recurring role, 2 episodes
Game Shop Faux-Nerd Episode: "Faux Nerd Girl"
2015 NCIS: Los Angeles Anna Kolcheck Episodes: "Beacon", "Kolchek, A.", "Chernoff, K."


  1. ^ "Bar Paly". 
  2. ^ "Bar Paly". Celebrity Net Worth. 
  3. ^ "All The Right Moves". 
  4. ^ "Israel sends another gorgeous Bar to Hollywood". 8 August 2013. 
  5. ^ "Top 99 Women of 2013 – Why is Bar Paly Number 87?". 2012-12-11. Retrieved 2013-03-25. 
  6. ^ Gallagher, Brian (2012-02-29). "Pain and Gain Adds Supermodel Bar Paly". Retrieved 2013-03-25. 
  7. ^ Sneider, Jeff (2012-02-28). "Bay casts supermodel Paly in ‘Pain and Gain’". Retrieved 2013-03-25. 
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