June 20, 1982 |
as Dalia Hassan
as Elena Winters
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Weight||125 lb (56 kg)|
Necar Zadegan (Persian: نکار زادگان) is an American/Iranian film and television actress. She is best known for her recurring role as First Lady (and then President) Dalia Hassan on the eighth season of 24.
Life and career
Zadegan is of Iranian origin. She was born in Heidelberg, Germany on June 20, 1982 and raised in San Francisco, California, USA. She attended Moreau Catholic High School in Hayward. She later graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a degree in Literature. From 2005 to 2009, Zadegan amassed a number of television credits namely The Bernie Mac Show, Nip/Tuck, NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service, The Unit, How I Met Your Mother, Big Shots, Lost, The Shield, and CSI: Miami.
In 2009, Zadegan appeared in the stage production of From Satellite with Love "Az Mahvareh Ta Eshgh", touring in the U.S. and Europe.
Zadegan starred as Dr. Gina Bandari in Emily Owens, M.D.
|2007||Touch, TheThe Touch||Kerime||Short film|
|2008||In Another Life||Mira||Short film|
|2010||Unthinkable||Jehan Younger||Theatrical film|
|2010||When the Voices Fade||Nadia||Short film|
|2010||Elena Undone||Elena||Independent film|
|2010||Deal, TheThe Deal||TBA||Short film|
|2005||The Bernie Mac Show||Sales associate||1 episode|
|2007||NCIS||Lt. Rihama Shaheen (uncredited)||1 episode|
|2007||The Unit||Pari||1 episode|
|2007||How I Met Your Mother||Girl #2||Episode: "Moving Day" (S02E18)|
|2007||Big Shots||Prostitute||Pilot episode|
|2008||Lost||Translator||Episode: "Confirmed Dead"|
|2008||The Shield||Dr. Lucine||1 episode|
|2009||Floored and Lifted||Caroline||2 episodes|
|2010||CSI: Miami||Salumeh Farooq||1 episode|
|2010||24||Dalia Hassan||Recurring role, 20 episodes|
|2010||Outlaw||Patty Friedman||2 episodes|
|2010–11||The Event||Isabel||5 episodes|
|2011||A Gifted Man||Madeline Fahn||1 episode|
|2012||Harry's Law||Sarita Radan||1 episode|
|2012||Major Crimes||Roma Strauss||Episode: "The Ecstasy and the Agony"|
|2012–13||Emily Owens, M.D.||Gina Bandhari||Main role|
|2013||The Fosters||Gretchen||1 episode|
|2014||Rake||Scarlet Leon||Main Role|
|2014||Legends||Ana Paulanos||2 episodes|
|2014–present||Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce||Delia||Main role|
|2014–2015||Extant||Shayna Velez||6 episodes|
- Necar Zadegan'st profile at modelmayhem.com
- Exclusive: 24 Star Necar Zadegan Talks First Lady Dalia Hassan, and the Series Finale By Adam Wright of TV.com Archived October 8, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
- Necar Zadegan: A Force of Nature By Jose Martinez – Venice magazine Archived November 30, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
- Interview with Necar Zadegan – Hollywood (September 25, 2009), Parstimes.com
- Necar Zadegan Has it All Together in 'Elena Undone': Interview by Sarah Toce, Article Date: 08/04/2010 4:27 PM – SheWired.com
The Primetime Powerhouse Allure of Necar Zadegan by Kaye Cloutman Published Date: February 1, 2006 gevmag.com