Bar Paly

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Bar Paly
Born Varvara Alexandrovna Phaly[1][2]
(1985-04-29) 29 April 1985 (age 31)[3]
Nizhny Tagil, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Nationality Israeli
American
Occupation Model, actress
Years active 2003–present
Spouse(s) Ian Kessner
Website barpaly.com

Varvara Alexandrovna "Bar" Paly (Hebrew: בר פאלי‎‎, Russian: Бар Александровна Пали; born April 29, 1985[4]) is a Russian-born Israeli-American model and actress.

Life and career[edit]

Paly was born in Nizhny Tagil, Russian SFSR, USSR. She moved to Israel when she was seven,[5] and was raised in Tel Aviv.[6] 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 television and appeared in the first Israeli mockumentary Big Tuna.[7] Paly has appeared in TV’s How I Met Your Mother, The Starter Wife, and the 2008 horror film The Ruins.[8]

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.[9]

Paly is Jewish.[10] She is married to Canadian director Ian Kessner.[10][11]

Since 2015, Paly has had a recurring role as Anastasia "Anna" Kolcheck on the American crime drama NCIS: Los Angeles.

On August 14, 2016, Paly became a U.S. citizen.[12]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2003 Big Tuna Divi
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 Street Level Shelby
2016 Headlock Lauren De Isigney
Urge Denise
Lost Girls Kara

Television[edit]

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 Parental Indiscretion Taylor Episode: "Bad Blood Test"
2015–2016 NCIS: Los Angeles Anastasia "Anna" Kolcheck Recurring role, 5 episodes
2016 Jean-Claude Van Johnson Krisztina Pilot
Training Day Natalia Vostok Episode #1.1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bar Paly". IMDb. 
  2. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-hX1KadZ05Q#t=97
  3. ^ "Bar Paly". 
  4. ^ "Bar Paly". Celebrity Net Worth. 
  5. ^ "All The Right Moves". Aritzia.com. 
  6. ^ "Israel sends another gorgeous Bar to Hollywood". Haaretz.com. 8 August 2013. 
  7. ^ "Top 99 Women of 2013 – Why is Bar Paly Number 87?". AskMen.com. 2012-12-11. Retrieved 2013-03-25. 
  8. ^ Gallagher, Brian (2012-02-29). "Pain and Gain Adds Supermodel Bar Paly". MovieWeb.com. Retrieved 2013-03-25. 
  9. ^ Sneider, Jeff (2012-02-28). "Bay casts supermodel Paly in 'Pain and Gain'". Variety.com. Retrieved 2013-03-25. 
  10. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-12-14. Retrieved 2015-07-14. 
  11. ^ http://www.fromthegrapevine.com/arts/5-reasons-we-want-hang-out-bar-paly
  12. ^ [1]

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