|Birth year||February 14, 1962|
|Birthplace||Manhattan, NYC, USA|
|Season(s)||1 (recurring), 2 (recurring)|
Sakina Jaffrey (born February 14, 1962) is an American actress born in Manhatten, New York City.
Jaffrey is the youngest daughter of Indian-born parents, actress and food and travel writer Madhur Jaffrey and actor Saeed Jaffrey. Her parents divorced when she was three years old, and she grew up estranged from her father, who subsequently moved to the United Kingdom. She graduated from Vassar College in 1984. She studied Mandarin Chinese at the college, originally planning to be a translator before she became an actress.
She is most known for the roles in the Netflix series House of Cards (2013) and The Mindy Project (2012).