Parminder Nagra

Born Oct 5, 1975

Parminder Nagra is a British actress of Indian descent. She rose to international prominence in 2002 after starring in Bend It Like Beckham. She starred as Dr. Neela Rasgotra in the American medical drama series ER for six years until the series ended on 2 April 2009. She was married to photographer James Stenson, with whom she has a son, Kai David Singh Stenson, who was born on 19 May 2009.… Read More

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1975 Birth Born on October 5, 1975.


She accepted and was cast as a chorus member in the 1994 musical Nimai presented at the Leicester Haymarket Theatre. … Read More


1996 - 2001 4 More Events
2003 27 Years Old Nagra made her first appearance on ER on 25 September 2003, in the tenth season premiere titled "Now What?" as Neela Rasgotra, a new Yale-educated Anglo-Indian medical student to County General Hospital. … Read More
2004 28 Years Old Noah Wyle, announcing his departure from the series in 2004, described Nagra as "the future" of ER, and the media concurred, anointing her as one of the show's "golden girls". … Read More
2005 29 Years Old When Nagra finished filming the eleventh season of ER in 2005, she returned to her native Leicester to star in Love in Little India directed by Amit Gupta.


2006 30 Years Old She was nominated in 2006 for an Asian Excellence Award, in the category of Outstanding Female Television Performance, for her work in ER, and won the award the following year.
2007 31 Years Old Nagra was awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctors of Letters by the University of Leicester on 11 July 2007.
2008 32 Years Old In 2008, Nagra voiced Cassandra in the DC animated film Batman: Gotham Knight.
2009 33 Years Old 1 More Event
On 17 January 2009, after a seven-year relationship, Nagra married photographer James Stenson. … Read More
2012 36 Years Old 1 More Event
Then she co-starred as Dr Lucy Banerjee in the Fox science fiction drama Alcatraz which ran for one season from 16 January to 26 March 2012.
2013 37 Years Old 1 More Event
…  She has had several other major television roles, including a starring role as Meera Malik in the NBC crime drama The Blacklist from 2013 to 2014 and will be on the ABC/Marvel Television series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. as a recurring character for its 4th season. … Read More
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