Sahar Biniaz

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Sahar Biniaz
Beauty pageant titleholder
Sahar Biniaz at the Times Of India Film Awards 2013 (TOIFA).jpg
Sahar Biniaz at the Times Of India Film Awards 2013 (TOIFA)
Born Sahar Biniaz
(1986-11-17) November 17, 1986 (age 30)
Tehran, Iran
Hometown Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Height 5'8
Hair color Brown
Eye color Brown
Title(s) Miss Universe Canada 2012
Miss Universe Canada 2003 (unplaced)
Miss Global Beauty Queen 2003
(1st runner-up)
Miss Tourism International Queen 2008
(2nd runner-up)
Miss Universe 2012
(Did not compete)

Sahar Biniaz (born November 17, 1986) is an Iranian-Canadian actress, model and beauty queen who won Miss Universe Canada 2012. She had a reoccurring role on the hit TV show Sanctuary as Kali, goddess of destruction and a lead role in Ambrosia movie.

TV appearances[edit]

  • Biniaz guest-starred in the second-season finale and the first series of third season of Sanctuary as "Kali".
  • Biniaz also guest-starred in an episode of the SpikeTV series Blue Mountain State.[1]
  • Biniaz guest-starred in Smallville as Shiera Hall, aka the DC Comics superhero Hawkgirl, in the second episode of the tenth and final season, entitled "Shield".[2]
  • Biniaz has a small role in the film 2012.
  • Biniaz has a lead role in the Iranian film Ambrosia.

Pageant history[edit]

Year Pageant Placement
2003 Miss Universe Canada Unplaced
2003 Miss Global Beauty Queen 1st Runner-up[3]
2008 Miss Tourism Queen International 2nd runner-up[4]
2008 Miss Universe Canada 1st runner-up[5]
2012 Miss Universe Canada Winner

Biniaz competed in the Miss Universe Canada 2003 pageant and then went on to compete in beauty pageants representing Canada, including winning 1st runner-up in Miss Universe Canada 2008. Four years later, she competed the same pageant and won the title of "Miss Universe Canada 2012". She also won the Revlon Professional Best Hair award.[6] and was originally going to represent Canada in Miss Universe 2012 but in November, she was disqualified for being overage.[7]


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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Chelsae Durocher
Miss Universe Canada
Succeeded by
Adwoa Yamoah