Nazneen Contractor

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Nazneen Contractor
Born (1982-08-26) August 26, 1982 (age 34)
Bombay, India
Occupation Actress
Years active 2000–present
Spouse(s) Carlo Rota (m. 2010)
Children 1

Nazneen Contractor (born August 26, 1982) is a Canadian actress, best known for her role as Layla Hourani on CBC's The Border, and as Kayla Hassan on 24 in 2010. She is of Parsi descent.[1]

Born in Bombay (India), she married fellow Canadian actor Carlo Rota on April 1, 2010.[2] They have one son.[1]


Year Title Role Other notes
2008–2009 The Border Layla Hourani Series
2010 Rules of Engagement Suneetha Series
2010 24 Kayla Hassan Series
2011 Seance the Summoning Eva Film
2012 Pegasus vs. Chimera Philony Film
2013 Star Trek Into Darkness Rima Harewood Film
2013–2014 Revenge Jess Series
2014 Bones Sari Nazeri Series
2014 Person of Interest Maria Martinez Series
2014 Covert Affairs Sydney/Stephanie Series
2015 Dying Light Jade/various others (voice) Video game
2015 Scorpion Sima/Fatima Series
2015 Castle Layla Nazif Series
2015 Stalker Adele Marshall Series[3]
2015 Heroes Reborn Farah Series
2017 Ransom Zara Hallam Series[4]
2017 Inner City Film


  1. ^ a b "Open Chest Interview With Actress, Nazneen Contractor". Retrieved 23 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Goodbye, Mr. Bauer". 22 May 2010. Retrieved 16 May 2016. 
  3. ^ ""Stalker" The News (TV Episode 2015)". IMDb. 21 January 2015. Retrieved 16 May 2016. 
  4. ^ "'Chicago Justice': Nazneen Contractor Exits NBC Legal Drama (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2016-11-18. 

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