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Janina Gavankar

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Janina Zione Gavankar (born November 29, 1983) is an American actress and musician of mixed Indian and Dutch descent. Gavankar is also trained as a pianist, vocalist, and orchestral percussionist. She majored in Theatre Performance at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Gavankar's is known for her more notable roles as Papi, a promiscuous lesbian in The L Word, Leigh Turner, a cop with a big secret on "The Gates", and Ms. Dewey, the personification of a Microsoft branded search engine who comments about the user's searches. Gavankar has appeared in theatre, commercials, short films, independent films, as well as Barbershop and its sequel, Barbershop 2: Back in Business. Description above from the Wikipedia article Janina Gavankar, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Nov 29, 1980 In Joliet, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Strong Medicine 2000-07-23
Latest Project:
Movie The Way Back 2020-03-05
Known For
Poster of Arrow
Poster of The Gates
Poster of Stargate Atlantis
Poster of NCIS
Movie The Way Back Angela 2020-03-05
Movie Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Additional Voices 2019-12-18
Movie The White Orchid Tina 2018-02-01
Movie Blindspotting Val 2018-07-20
Series Showbiz India Unknown 2017
Movie The Vanishing of Sidney Hall Gina 2017-10-06
Movie Pee-wee's Big Holiday Party Guest 2016-03-15
Movie FUTURESTATES: Code Academy Madame Counselor 2014-04-06
Series The Mysteries of Laura Meredith Bose 2014-09-17
Movie Think Like a Man Too Vanessa Martinez 2014-06-20
Movie Satellite of Love Michelle 2013-03-05
Movie The Final Moments of Karl Brant Detective Hostetler 2013-07-18
Movie Who's Afraid of Vagina Wolf? Katia 2013-07-19
Series Sleepy Hollow Diana Thomas 2013-09-16
Series Arrow Detective McKenna Hall 2012-10-10
Series The Gates Leigh Turner 2010-06-20
Series The League Shiva 2009-10-29
Series Three Rivers Unknown 2009-10-04
Movie Shattered! Maria 2008-01-01
Series True Blood Luna 2008-09-07
Movie Cup of my Blood Iona 2005-08-30
Series The L Word Unknown 2004-01-18
Series Stargate Atlantis Unknown 2004-07-15
Series NCIS Unknown 2003-09-23
Series Strong Medicine Unknown 2000-07-23
Series Girlfriends Unknown 2000-09-11