Zuleikha Robinson

Zuleikha Robinson

Zuleikha Robinson(born June 29, 1977) is a British actress and singer. She has appeared in filmsHidalgo(2004),The Merchant of Venice(2004) andThe Namesake(2006). Robinson later was regular cast member on the ABC seriesLost(2009-2010), Showtime political thrillerHomeland(2012), and Fox dramaThe Following(2015). In 2016, she began starring in the ABC period dramaStill Star-Crossed.

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 Zuleikha Robinson's Early life

She is a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles . She is the sister of British field botanist Dr. Alastair Robinson .

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 Zuleikha Robinson's Career

Robinson has made her film debut in the 2000 experimental filmTimecode. She gained attention on the 2001 seriesThe Lone Gunmen, part ofThe X-Filesfranchise . She played Yves Adele Harlow, a mysterious thief who often aided (and sometimes hindered) the starring trio.

(2004), directed by Joe Johnston . The film tells the true story of long-distance endurance horse rider, Frank Hopkins .In 2006, she played a Bengali character called Moushumi Mazumdar in Mira Nair 's acclaimed filmThe Namesake, based on the book of the same name .

, and the following year played Eva Marquez, a NYPD detective, in the Fox police dramaNew Amsterdam. Robinson joined the cast ofLostin 2009 during its fifth season , as recurring character Ilana Verdansky ,and was promoted to series regular for the sixth season . In 2012, she was cast in the second season ofHomelandin a recurring role as journalist and secret al-Qaeda operative Roya Hammad. Robinson also played a supporting role in the drama thriller filmThe Boy.

Still Star-Crossedproduced by ShondaLand .

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 Zuleikha Robinson's Filmography


1999 Benefactor: Scenes from an Arrangement Hope Crowley Short film
2000 Timecode Lester Moore's Assistant
2002 Slash Suzie
2004 Hidalgo Jazira
2004 The Merchant of Venice Jessica
2006 The Namesake Moushumi Mazumdar
2009 Fist Full of Love Short film, also writer
2014 Ask Me Anything Afreen
2015 The Boy Mom
2016 American Fable Vera


2001 The Lone Gunmen Yves Adele Harlow Series regular, 13 episodes
2002 The X Files Yves Adele Harlow / Lois Runce Episode: "Jump the Shark"
2007 Rome Gaia Recurring role, 7 episodes
2008 New Amsterdam Eva Marquez Series regular, 8 episodes
2009-2010 Lost Ilana Verdansky Series regular, 24 episodes
Nominated —Monte Carlo TV Festival Award for Outstanding Actress - Drama Series(2010)
2012 Homeland Roya Hammad Recurring role, 9 episodes
Nominated —Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series(2013)
2013 The Mentalist Dr. Sonia Kidd Episode: "Red in Tooth and Claw"
2013 Covert Affairs Bianca Manning Recurring role, 4 episodes
2014 Intelligence Amelia Vaughn Recurring role, 3 episodes
2014 Once Upon a Time in Wonderland Amara Recurring role, 4 episodes
2014 Kingdom Allison Recurring role, 3 episodes
2015 The Following Gwen Series regular, 15 episodes
2016 Still Star-Crossed Lady Capulet Series regular

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 Zuleikha Robinson's References

  1. "Zuleikha Robinson". Zuleikha Robinson Online. 2005. Retrieved 5 August 2013. 
  2. Sengupta, Reshmi (30 May 2005). "Living up to her namesake...". The Telegraph (Kolkata). Retrieved 6 May 2009. 
  3. Evening Standard Magazine (11 Dec 2009)
  4. Abeel, Erica (2005). "Zuleikha Robinson". Zuleikha Robinson Online. Retrieved 30 December 2014. 
  5. Mitovich, Matt (4 September 2008). "Lost Gives New Amsterdam Star New Role". TV Guide. Retrieved 22 December 2008. 
  6. Mitovich, Matt (4 September 2008). "The Boy cast also includes CLOVERFIELD’s Mike Vogel, Zuleikha Robinson and WE ARE WHAT WE ARE’s Bill Sage;". Fangoria. Retrieved 22 December 2008. 
  7. Nellie Andreeva. "‘Still Star-Crossed’: ABC Pilot Casts Zuleikha Robinson, Finds Female Lead - Deadline". Deadline. Retrieved 10 March 2016. 

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