Sakina Jaffrey

Sakina Jaffrey is an American actress. She is famous for her portrayal of Doctor Hickman in the series, ‘Third Watch.’ Moreover, she is also famous for her works on ‘House of Cards’, ‘The Mindy Project’, and ‘Mr. Robot’.

Sakina Jaffrey: Age, Bio, Parents, Siblings, Family, Childhood

How old is she? Sakina Jaffrey was born in New York City, New York, the United States on 14 February 1962. As of 2021, her age is 59. She was born to parents Saeed Jaffrey (father) and Madhur Jaffrey (mother).

Both of her parents were actors and her mother was also a food and travel writer. When she was just three years old, her parents got divorced. She was raised by her mother alongside her sister, Meera Jaffrey in New York.

Education: School/College, University

Where did she study? Talking about her educational background, Sakina earned her graduation with a major in the Chinese language from Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York.

Sakina Jaffrey: Professional Life, Career


Sakina Jaffrey made her film debut as Neena Lal in the 1988 film “The Perfect Murder.” In 1989, she played Wilfredo’s receptionist in the film “Slaves of New York.” She then went on to star in a number of films in the 1990s.

She also appeared in 2001’s ‘Revolution No. 9’ and ‘The Mystic Masseur,’ 2002’s ‘The Guru’ and ‘The Truth About Charlie,’ and 2004’s ‘Raising Helen.’ In 2004, she appeared as Mysterious Arabic Woman in the film ‘The Manchurian Candidate.’ In 2007, she played Doctor in the drama film “Where God Left His Shoes,” as well as Sima in the comedy-drama film “The Nanny Diaries.”

She also starred in the 2010 television film “Nevermind Nirvana.” The following year, she played Livleen Singh in the sports comedy film “Breakaway.” Similarly, she played Serena in the 2012 film “The Domino Effect.” She then went on to play Maya in the 2016 drama film ‘Claire in Motion.’

In 2017, she appeared in “The Meyerowitz Stories,” “Red Sparrow,” “Behold My Heart,” and “The Equalizer 2.” A year later, she appeared in “The Meyerowitz Stories,” “Red Sparrow,” “Behold My Heart,” and “The Equalizer 2.” In 2020, she had a voice role in the film ‘Soul,’ in which she played the role of Doctor.

TV Shows

Sakina Jaffrey made her television debut in an episode of ‘Law and Order: Special Victims Unit‘ in 2000. From 2003 to 2005, she portrayed Dr. Hickman in 16 episodes of ‘Third Watch.’ Meanwhile, in 2004, she appeared in an episode of ‘Sex and the City.’ ‘Heroes’ debuted in 2006, followed by ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’ in 2007, ‘Blue Bloods’ in 2011, ‘Girls’ in 2012, and ‘Blindspot’ in 2016.

Moreover, she is well-known for her role in the television series, ‘House of Cards’ where she portrayed Linda Vasquez from 2013 to 2018.

Similarly, she is well-known for her portrayals of Sheriff Leena Reyes in ‘Sleepy Hollow’ from 2014 to 2015, Chondita Samant in ‘Madam Secretary’ from 2014 to 2018, Antara Nayar in ‘Mr. Robot’ from 2015 to 2017, and Sonu Lahiri in ‘The Mindy Project’ from 2015 to 2016. From 2016 to 2018, this actress nailed the role of Agent Denise Christopher in 26 episodes of ‘Timeless.’

In 2017, she appeared in the documentary film “The Problem with Apu.” Her other roles include Dr. Meyer in ‘Homeland’ in 2018, ‘American Gods’ in 2019, and ‘Lost in Space’ in 2020. In addition, she played Lynn Canavan in the 2020 film ‘Defending Jacob.’ She was recently seen in two episodes of ‘Snowpiercer’ as Dr. Headwood in the year 2021.

Sakina Jaffrey: Net Worth, Salary

What is the Net Worth of Sakina Jaffrey? Sakina Jaffrey has an estimated net worth of around $3 million as of 2021. Her main source of income is acting and so far, she has earned a decent amount of money from her career.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

How tall is she? She stands at a height of 5 feet and 8 inches and weighs around 61kg (134lbs). Her body measurements for breasts, waist, and hips are 32-26-32 inches. She has a pair of brown eyes and brown hair.

Sakina Jaffrey: Husband, Marriage, Children

Is Sakina Jaffrey married? Yes, Sakina Jaffrey is married to Francis Wilkinson. Her husband is a journalist. The couple dated for some time before exchanging wedding vows on 8 September, 1990. From their marriage, the couple has two children, Cassius Wilkinson and Jamila Wilkinson . They currently live in Nyack, New York, and are happy with their lives.

Other than that, they have not revealed anything about their marriage and are mostly private regarding their married life.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Is Sakina active on social media? Jaffrey is active on social media sites like Instagram and Twitter. She has over 17.8k followers on Twitter. Similarly, her Instagram account has more than 6.4k followers.

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