25 September 1971 |
London, England, UK
Born in London to an English mother and a Pakistani father, Behar is the eldest of three children, and has two younger brothers. She has two daughters with her partner, the actor Jamie Glover. They currently live in Brixton, south London.
Behar trained at the Poor School, in London's King's Cross.
Behar played Maya Sharma in Coronation Street from 2003 to 2004. The role won her the Best Villain award at the 2005 British Soap Awards. Her other television credits include Holby City, Hercule Poirot's Christmas, Messiah and Lewis. She also guest starred in the Doctor Who episode "The Fires of Pompeii", playing Spurrina and played Dr Mortimer in Sherlock (2012).
Behar also starred in the 2008 film Incendiary.
|1994||Hercule Poirot's Christmas||Pilar Estravados||Television film|
- The Revenge Effect (1997)
- After the Goldrush (1997)
- Pillow Talk (1999)
|2000||North Square||Stevie Goode||Legal drama|
|2002||Holby City||Nandita Gupta
- Shadow of a Doubt: Part Two (2002)
|Rescue Me||Emma Peters||Romantic comedy|
- Appearances (2003)
|Coronation Street||Maya Sharma||Soap opera|
|2005||The Government Inspector||Nan||Television film|
- Sweet Revenge (2005)
- Desperate Measures (2005)
- A Question of Loyalty (2005)
- Fat Chance (2005)
- Whom the Gods would Destroy (2007)
- Episode 1.4 (2007)
|2008||Messiah: The Rapture||Salma Al Fulani||Television film|
|Incendiary||Bomber's Wife||Feature film|
- The Fires of Pompeii (2008)
|2010||Jonathan Creek||Harriet Dore
- The Judas Tree
|New Tricks||Emma Woodford
- It Smells of Books
|2011||The Shadow Line||Laing||TV series|
|Injustice||Natalie Chandra||TV series|
|Strike Back: Project Dawn||Iman Zubedah/Mahmood||TV series|
- "The Hounds of Baskerville"
|Holby City||Alex Broadhurst||TV series|
- Episode 3.1
|2013||Case Histories||Layla Minyawi
- Jackson and the Women
|2014||Da Vinci's Demons||Seer||TV series|
- "Rescue Me: Emma Peters - Sasha Behar". BBC. 30 October 2002. Archived from the original on 8 March 2007. Retrieved 11 August 2009.
- Sasha Behar - Biography IMDB. Retrieved on 11 August 2009.
- Kingston, Victoria. "Jamie Glover: Keep it in the Family". South West Mag. Retrieved 11 August 2009.
- "Street triumphs at TV soap awards". BBC. 8 May 2005. Retrieved 11 August 2009.
- "Agency CV" (PDF). Ken McReddie Associates. Retrieved 11 August 2009.