Rekha Sharma

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Rekha Sharma
Sharma at the Big Apple Convention in Manhattan, October 17, 2009
Born Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Occupation Actress

Rekha Shanti Sharma is a Canadian actress best known for her portrayal of Tory Foster on Battlestar Galactica.

Life and career[edit]

Sharma was born in Vancouver, 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.

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, and the 2009 re-imagined television series of V.

She also appeared in the movies The Core, Tasmanian Devils, and Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem. Her hobbies include painting as well as playing the sarangi, a stringed musical instrument.



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


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 Willima Episode: "Bad Blood"
2014–2015 The 100 Dr. Lorelei Tsing Season 2 (recurring; 9 episodes)
2017 Star Trek: Discovery Commander Landry

Web series[edit]

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


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