|Origin||New York, NY, USA|
Sakina Jaffrey is the American film and television actress who plays Mrs. Suresh.
Sakina's family has been involved in the world of acting for three generations: her parents, Saeed and Madhur Jaffrey are both famous Indian actors, and her children Cassius and Jamila Wilkinson have both made film appearances.
Sakina has appeared in a number of international and American films, including The Indian in the Cupboard, Daylight, and The Manchurian Candidate, and has appeared in several television series, including Sex and the City and Law and Order. She also had recurring roles on Third Watch, House of Cards, and Timeless.
She has appeared in Slaves of New York with Richard Steinmetz, in Raising Helen with Hayden Panettiere and Katie Carr, in Third Watch with Tawny Cypress, and in Timeless with Matt Lanter, Alex Fernandez, and Hiro Kanagawa.
- Sakina's mother Madhur introduced Ismail Merchant to James Ivory; she and Sakina went on to star in a number of Merchant-Ivory films, including appearances together in The Perfect Murder and Cotton Mary.