Birthdate: 22 May 1980
Birth Place: Tehran, Iran.
Height in feet: 5 Feet 4 Inches
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Sun Sign: Gemini
Occupation: Hollywood Actress
Marital Status: Single
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Nazanin Boniadi born 22 May 1980 is an Iranian-born British American actress.
She attended a private high school and later moved to the United States where she earned a bachelor's degree, with Honors, in Biological Sciences from the University of California, Irvine. At UCI, she won the Chang Pin-Chun Undergraduate Research Award for molecular research involving cancer treatment and heart transplant rejection. She was also Assistant Editor-in-Chief of MedTimes, UCI's undergraduate medical newspaper.
Her parents relocated to London shortly thereafter. She performed violin and ballet as a young girl.
Boniadi changed her career path from medicine and started pursuing acting in 2006. Her first major acting role was as Leyla Mir on the Emmy Award-winning daytime drama General Hospital and its SOAPnet spin-off series General Hospital: Night Shift, making her the first contract actor to play a Middle Eastern character in American daytime television history. She is also the first Iranian-born actress to ever be on contract on an American soap opera.