Janina Gavankar

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Born: 11/29/1980 in Joliet, Illinois, USA

Filmography

Actor (20)

The Mysteries of Laura 2014 - 2016 (TV Show)

Actor

Garfunkel and Oates 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

The White Orchid 2014 (Movie)

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Think Like a Man Too 2014 (Movie)

Vanessa (Actor)

Arrow 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

The League 2009 - 2010, 2012 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

True Blood 2010 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Vampire Diaries 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Exes 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Who's Afraid of Vagina Wolf? 2012 (Movie)

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The Gates 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

Three Rivers 2009 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

NCIS 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

The L Word 2007, 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Grey's Anatomy 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

My Boys 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Strong Medicine 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Barbershop 2002 (Movie)

Fine Woman (Actor)

Dark 2002 (Movie)

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Sleepy Hollow (Tv Show)

Actor

EDUCATION

University of Illinois at Chicago

Milestones

2014

Series regular as police detective Meredith Bose on "The Mysteries of Laura"

2011

Recurring role as shapeshifter Luna on "True Blood"

2009

Recurring role as Shiva, the namesake of the football league trophy, on "The League"

2007

Recurring role as the sexually aggressive Papi on "The L Word"

2002

Feature film debut as "Fine Woman" in "Barbershop"

Bonus Trivia

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Sings, composes music and plays the marimba.

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Claims to be the first actor to use Twitter, beginning in 2006.

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Created a theme on Posterous in 2011 that was intended for actors to use as a tool for managing their online presence. 

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Nominated for a 2008 Asia Excellence Award and won the Gravity Summit Award for Excellence in Social Media in 2011.

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Was a member of an all-female singing group, Endera, which was signed briefly to Cash Money Records.

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