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Azita Ghanizada

Azita Ghanizada Mostly Credited As: Azita Ghanizada
Country Of Birth: Afghanistan
Birth Place: Kabul


Born in Kabul, Afghanistan, her family fled her native country when she was still a baby in the wake of the Soviet war in Afghanistan.

Ghanizada learned to speak English from watching television; that combined with the family's regular trips to a local cinema that showed Bollywood movies inspired her to become an actress.

She relocated to Los Angeles and began her on-air camera career by getting work in television commercials due to her non-descript ethnicity which enabled her to play Mediterranean, Indian, and Arabic roles.
In the Laura Neri film A Kiss on the Nose, Ghanizada played the lead role of Chiara, a performance for which she received a film festival best actress nomination. Her television guest-starring roles include How I Met Your Mother, Entourage, Veronica Mars, The Wedding Bells, NUMB3RS, Bones, Psych and Castle. She had a supporting role in the 2009 science fiction action film Blood Shot, and the independent comedies, "You, Only Better" (2009).
In 2008, Ghanizada joined the cast of the General Hospital prime-time spin-off General Hospital: Night Shift for season 2 as Dr. Saira Batra, a specialist in holistic medicine. In 2009, Ghanizada played Kelly, a Prada sales girl on HBO's Entourage (season 6, episode 2) and joined the cast of the television pilot Tough Trade from Weeds creator Jenji Kohan, and executive producer T Bone Burnett.

She is currently a primary cast member of the American Syfy Channel series Alphas where she plays Rachel Pirzad, a woman with enhanced sensory abilities.


Azita Ghanizada
TV Appearances

Main cast 
Alphas (2011)As: Rachel Pirzad
General Hospital: Night Shift (2007)As: Saira Batra (2008)
Episode Cast Credits 

The Mentalist (2008) 
  Green Thumb 06x10: (Dec/08/2013) As Defiance Schneiderman 

Body Of Proof (2011) 
  Cold Blooded 02x14: (Feb/14/2012) As Annabelle Kip 

NCIS: Los Angeles (2009) 
  Disorder 02x11: (Dec/14/2010) As Rochelle Stanton/Mrs Covesia 

Castle (2009) (2009) 
  The Mistress Always Spanks Twice 02x16: (Mar/08/2010) As Mistress Sapphire 

Ghost Whisperer (2005) 
  Devil's Bargain 05x07: (Nov/06/2009) As Charee 

Psych (2006) 
  Bollywood Homicide 04x06: (Sep/18/2009) As Mina 

How I Met Your Mother (2005) 
  As Fast as She Can 04x23: (May/11/2009) As Sexy Female Cop, [Co-Guest Stars]

The Wedding Bells (2007) 
  Wedding from Hell 01x02: (Mar/16/2007) As Jody 

Bones (2005) 
  The Man in the Mansion 02x14: (Feb/14/2007) As Girlfriend, [Co-Guest Stars]

Numb3rs (2005) 
  Harvest 02x14: (Jan/27/2006) As Prita 
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