A fine model and actress, NCSI Necar Zadegan has thrived not only on the screen but on the stage as well, proving herself a versatile actress. Even as she is mostly admired for her works on Television, Necar has played a handful of film roles and has been a theater darling since she was 16. To the best of our knowledge, her romance with theater started with the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and has seen her work with other reputable theaters like the Royal Dramatic Theater of Stockholm and The Mark Taper Forum.
Considering the fact that this actress has remained relevant in the competitive industry, appearing in a good number of some of the popular shows in recent times, it is only natural that her popularity has soared with many people wanting to know more about her. In view of that, we bring you answers to the questions often asked about Necar Zadegan; from her age to her sexuality and much more.
NCIS Necar Zadegan Bio & Age
If you are one of those wondering how old the actress is, she was born on the 20th day of June in the year 1982. While her heritage has been traced to Iran, she was born in Heidelberg, a university town in south-west Germany. Nonetheless, it was in San Francisco, California that she was raised.
According to various reports, Necar Zadegan schooled at Moreau Catholic High School, a college preparatory school in Hayward, California. She received a performance scholarship thereafter and studied theater and dance at the University of California, Santa Barbara. As you will easily find, Necar graduated with honors, bagging a BA in English literature. That wouldn’t be the end of her academic pursuit as she went on to acquire more academic qualification at the Sorbonne University in Paris.
Necar has shown that she is concerned about improving the welfare of humanity. As an ambassador for BuildOn.org, she has traveled across the globe helping to build schools for children. The actress is a polyglot. Disregarding the fact that she studied languages like Hebrew, Arabic, and Spanish, she can express herself articulately in German, French, Persian, and of course, English.
Movies and TV Shows
Without a doubt, the German-born American actress is best known for her recurring role as Dalia Hassan in the action drama TV series, 24. Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce, the comedy-drama TV series that Marti Noxon developed for Bravo is another work that has earned Necar Zadegan vast admiration. She played a leading role as Delia on the series from 2014 to 2018. Since the latter year, she has also been a lead cast on NCIS: New Orleans where she acts as Special Agent Hannah Khoury. Also in 2018, Necar portrayed Layla Shokrani in 10 Episodes of Here and Now and also played Dr. Ko in 2 episodes of The Good Doctor.
You will find this actress as Gretchen in 2016’s The Fosters, Queen of Iran in 2015’s Master of Sex, and as Shayna Velez in 6 episodes of Extant (2014 – 2015). That’s not all; in 2014, she was Ana Paulanos in 2 episodes of Legends and covered the main role of Scarlet Leon in Rake. From 2012 to 2013, she had the leading role of Gina Bandhari in Emily Owens, M.D.
The rest of her work on television are: Major Crimes and Harry’s Law both in 2012, an appearance as Madeline Fahn in 2011’s A Gifted Man, playing Isabel in 5 episodes of The Event (2010 – 2011), Outlaw and CSI: Miami in 2010, Floored and Lifted (2009), The Shield and Lost in 2008, NCSI, The Unit, How I Met Your Mother, and Big Shots in 2007; Nip/Tuck in 2006, and an appearance as a sales associate in 2005’s The Bernie Mac Show which marked her debut on the small screen.
Her film credits include her roles as Kerime in 2007’s The Touch and Mira in 2008’s In Another Life which are both short films. In 2010, she was part of two more short films – The Deal and When the Voices Fade. That year also witnessed her play Elena in the independent film Elena Undone and the theatrical film, Unthinkable. In addition to those, Necar Zadegan respectively portrayed Angelina and Maia in 2011’s Joshua Tree and Meth Head.
Is She Gay?
Necar Zadegan’s role as Elena in the lesbian film Elena Undone is the major reason many have been curious about her sexuality. She passionately made out with Traci Dinwiddie who played Peyton in the film that Nicol Conn wrote and directed.
Despite the questions surrounding her sexual orientation since her role in Elena Undone, Necar has not divulged anything about her sexuality.