Rekha Sharma

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Rekha Sharma

Rekha Shanti Sharma is a Canadian actress, best known for her role as Tory Foster on Battlestar Galactica, and Ellen Landry on Star Trek: Discovery.

Early life[edit]

Sharma was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, to parents of North Indian descent. Both her father, a Hindu priest, and her mother were from the state of Uttar Pradesh in India before they relocated during the British period. The family resettled in the Fiji Islands before moving to Canada. She has a brother, Sunil, nine years older.[citation needed]


Sharma started pursuing acting as a career in her 20s. She has stage experience[citation needed] but also appeared in television series such as Da Vinci's City Hall, House M.D., The Lone Gunmen, Smallville, Supernatural, John Doe, Dark Angel, The Twilight Zone, Sanctuary, Hellcats, The Listener, Star Trek: Discovery, Battlestar Galactica, and the 2009 re-imagined television series of V.

She also appeared in the movies The Core, Tasmanian Devils, and Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem.

Personal life[edit]

Sharma's hobbies include painting as well as playing the sarangi, a stringed musical instrument.[citation needed] In 2018, Sharma started raising money in the fight against veteran suicide through "Team Donut by Rekha Sharma".[1]



Year Title Role Notes
2002 Liberty Stands Still Usherette
2003 The Invitation Wife Scenes deleted
2003 Where's the Party Yaar? Girl
2003 The Core Danni
2005 Ladies Night Account Manager Television movie
2005 Edison Prosecutor
2005 Fierce People Social Worker Uncredited
2006 Memory Becka
2007 Whisper Mora
2007 Aliens vs Predator: Requiem Nurse Helen
2009 Love Happens Nose-Ring
2013 Tasmanian Devils Lisbon
2014 Dark Harvest (upcoming film) Coroner Post-production
2015 No Men Beyond This Point Ajala Bhatt
2016 Her Dark Past Dr. Mathur Television Movie


Year Title Role Notes
2001 The Lone Gunmen First EMT Episode: "The 'Cap n Toby' Show"
2001 The Outer Limits Reese Episode: "Mindreacher"
2001 Cold Squad Receptionist Episode: "Personal Politics"
2001 Mysterious Ways E.R. Doctor Episode: "Doctor in the House"
2001–2002 Dark Angel Dr. Beverly Shankar 5 episodes
2002 Mysterious Ways Reporter #1 Episode: "Listen"
2002–2006 Smallville Dr. Harden 7 episodes
2002 The Twilight Zone Kate Danvers Episode: "Found and Lost"
2002–2003 John Doe Stella 15 episodes
2004 The L Word Lori 2 episodes
2004 House Melanie Landon Episode: "Pilot"
2005–2006 Da Vinci's City Hall Constable Cindy Winters 10 episodes
2006–2009 Battlestar Galactica Tory Foster 31 episodes
2008 The Guard Isha Episode: "Sounds of Loneliness"
2008 Sanctuary Amy Saunders Episode: "Instinct"
2009 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Convention attendee Episode: "A Space Oddity"
2009–2011 V Sarita Malik 8 episodes
2010 Supernatural Kali Episode: "Hammer of the Gods"
2011 The Listener Lynn Kendall Episode: "Lady in the Lake"
2011 Hellcats Heidi Raft Episode: "Remember When"
2011 Nikita Nisha Patel Episode: "Knightfall"
2013 Arrow Claire Abbot Episode: "Dodger"
2013 Once Upon a Time in Wonderland Ulima Episode: "Bad Blood"
2014–2015 The 100 Dr. Lorelei Tsing Season 2 (recurring; 9 episodes)
2017–2018 Star Trek: Discovery Commander Ellen Landry/Commander Ellen Landry (mirror) (recurring; 3 episodes)
2018 Bravest Warriors Quince 2 episodes
2019 Limetown Special Agent Siddiqui 4 episodes

Video games[edit]

Year(s) Title Voice Notes
2019 Star Trek Online Ellen Landry [2]

Web series[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2017 Star Trek Continues Avi Samara Episode VIII: "Still Treads the Shadow"


  1. ^ National Donut Day was created in honor of the volunteers who crossed the ocean during WWI to serve donuts and other baked goods to soldiers on the front lines. To me, it's that simple act that says so much. To feed another soul with love -- Rekha Sharma
  2. ^ Brown, Fraser (April 24, 2019). "Star Trek Online's Rise of Discovery update brings back Captain Lorca". Retrieved April 24, 2019.

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