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29 November 1980 Joliet, Illinois, USA

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Janina Zione Gavankar

How tall is Janina Gavankar?

1.7 m

Life Story of Janina Gavankar

Janina Zione Gavankar (born November 29, 1980) is an American actress and musician. Gavankar is also trained as a pianist, vocalist, and orchestral percussionist. She majored in Theatre Performance at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Gavankar's roles include Papi, a lesbian lothario in The L Word; Leigh Turner, a police officer on The Gates; Ms. Dewey, the personification of a Microsoft branded search engine who commented on the user's searches; Shiva, the namesake of the sought-after trophy on The League; shapeshifter Luna Garza on HBO's True Blood; McKenna Hall on The CW's Arrow; and Meredith Bose on NBC's The Mysteries of Laura. She also played Diana Thomas on FOX's supernatural drama Sleepy Hollow.

Gavankar was born in Joliet, Illinois, to Peter Ganesh Gavankar, an engineer from Mumbai, who first traveled to the U.S. to pursue a master's degree, and Mohra Gavankar, from Pune, Maharashtra, who also emigrated to the U.S. from India. Her mother is half-Indian and half-Dutch.

Gavankar has acted in theatre, film, television, and online. Her most notable roles include Iden Versio, canon Star Wars character, and protagonist of Star Wars:...

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Producers Filmography
Stucco (2019) ,
Directors Filmography
Stucco (2019) ,
Actors Filmography
Cortex Sama, The Way Back (2020) , The Morning Show (2019) Alison / Alison Namazi, Stucco (2019) J, Better Things (2019) Nikki, Relics and Rarities (2019) Mumée, You're the Worst (2019) Rachel, Daddy Issues (2018) , White Orchid (2018) Tina, Blindspotting (2018) Val, LORE in a Minute! (2017) Narrator, Star Wars: Battlefront II (2017) Iden Versio, Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds (2017) Tatai, Norman Pinski Come Home (2017) Reporter,...

Birth information

29 November 1980 Joliet, Illinois, USA

Given Name

Janina Zione Gavankar

How tall is Janina Gavankar?

1.7 m

Life Story of Janina Gavankar

Janina Zione Gavankar (born November 29, 1980) is an American actress and musician. Gavankar is also trained as a pianist, vocalist, and orchestral percussionist. She majored in Theatre Performance at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Gavankar's roles include Papi, a lesbian lothario in The L Word; Leigh Turner, a police officer on The Gates; Ms. Dewey, the personification of a Microsoft branded search engine who commented on the user's searches; Shiva, the namesake of the sought-after trophy on The League; shapeshifter Luna Garza on HBO's True Blood; McKenna Hall on The CW's Arrow; and Meredith Bose on NBC's The Mysteries of Laura. She also played Diana Thomas on FOX's supernatural drama Sleepy Hollow.

Gavankar was born in Joliet, Illinois, to Peter Ganesh Gavankar, an engineer from Mumbai, who first traveled to the U.S. to pursue a master's degree, and Mohra Gavankar, from Pune, Maharashtra, who also emigrated to the U.S. from India. Her mother is half-Indian and half-Dutch.

Gavankar has acted in theatre, film, television, and online. Her most notable roles include Iden Versio, canon Star Wars character, and protagonist of Star Wars:...

What movies did Janina Gavankar play or participate?

Producers Filmography
Stucco (2019) ,
Directors Filmography
Stucco (2019) ,
Actors Filmography
Cortex Sama, The Way Back (2020) , The Morning Show (2019) Alison / Alison Namazi, Stucco (2019) J, Better Things (2019) Nikki, Relics and Rarities (2019) Mumée, You're the Worst (2019) Rachel, Daddy Issues (2018) , White Orchid (2018) Tina, Blindspotting (2018) Val, LORE in a Minute! (2017) Narrator, Star Wars: Battlefront II (2017) Iden Versio, Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds (2017) Tatai, Norman Pinski Come Home (2017) Reporter,...

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Sam Trammell and Janina Gavankar in True Blood (2008)

Her father Pete Gavankar was best friends with Bollywood director Shomu Mukherjee (Father of actress Kajol).

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Janina Gavankar and Tom Mison in Sleepy Hollow (2013)

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Janina Gavankar and Daveed Diggs in Blindspotting (2018)

Her father Pete Gavankar and her aunt Nilu Gavankar produced Bollywood composer Rahul Dev Burman's first and only International album Pantera in 1987.

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Janina Gavankar and Daveed Diggs in Blindspotting (2018)

Bollywood composer Rahul Dev Burman was best friends with Pete (Ganesh) Gavankar. Pete was the nephew of sound recordist Mangesh Desai. Pete is also the father of actress, singer Janina Gavankar and famous journalist Sonya Gavankar. They use to visit Pancham when ever they visited India and Pancham stayed with them in Chicago when he visited America.

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Janina Gavankar and Daveed Diggs in Blindspotting (2018)

In the early 2000s Janina traveled to India with her father and shot for the Bollywood film "Naam Mera Maria".(Aankhon Mein Sapne Liye) The film was directed by Nilu Gavankar who is Janina's paternal aunt. The film co starred Samraat Mukherjee, who is the cousin of Kajol. Samraat's father Ronu Mukherjee was best friends with Janina's father Pete Gavankar. the film was never released for unknown reasons. She described the experience as unusual as she could not speak or understand any Hindi.

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Janina Gavankar and Daveed Diggs in Blindspotting (2018)

Father Pete Gavankar and his family had a huge footprint in Hindi cinema. His maternal uncle Mangesh Desai was the most popular and accomplished sound recordist in Hindi cinema world. His childhood friends included Ronu Mukherjee (son of S. Mukherjee, father of Rani Mukherjee) and Bhisham Kohli (nephew of Dev Anand). Before moving to the US, Pete had also assisted in some of Filmstan's (S. Mukherjee's production banner) productions, including working on the sound stage for Dil Dekhe Dekho (debut of music composer Usha Khanna). Later in the 1970s, Pete headed to the US for his degree in engineering and eventually settled in Joliet, Illinois.

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Janina Gavankar in Star Wars: Battlefront II (2017)

Her father Pete Gavankar produced Rahul Dev Burman's international album "Pantera" in 1986. Pete was the maternal nephew of Bollywood sound recordist Mangesh Desai.

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Janina Gavankar in Star Wars: Battlefront II (2017)

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Janina Gavankar in Sleepy Hollow (2013)

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Janina Gavankar and Lyndie Greenwood in Sleepy Hollow (2013)

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Janina Gavankar and Lyndie Greenwood in Sleepy Hollow (2013)

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Janina Gavankar and Lyndie Greenwood in Sleepy Hollow (2013)

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Jeremy Davies, Janina Gavankar, and Tom Mison in Sleepy Hollow (2013)

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Janina Gavankar and Lyndie Greenwood in Sleepy Hollow (2013)

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Janina Gavankar in Sleepy Hollow (2013)

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Jeremy Davies, Janina Gavankar, and Tom Mison in Sleepy Hollow (2013)

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Janina Gavankar, Rachel Melvin, Tom Mison, Lyndie Greenwood, etc.

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Janina Gavankar and Lyndie Greenwood in Sleepy Hollow (2013)

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Janina Gavankar, Rachel Melvin, Tom Mison, Lyndie Greenwood, etc.

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Janina Gavankar and Tom Mison in Sleepy Hollow (2013)

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Janina Gavankar and Tom Mison in Sleepy Hollow (2013)

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Janina Gavankar, Rachel Melvin, Tom Mison, and Jerry MacKinnon in Sleepy Hollow (2013)

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Janina Gavankar in Sleepy Hollow (2013)

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Janina Gavankar and Tom Mison in Sleepy Hollow (2013)

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Janina Gavankar and Tom Mison in Sleepy Hollow (2013)

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Janina Gavankar in Sleepy Hollow (2013)

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Janina Gavankar in The Vampire Diaries (2009)

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Janina Gavankar and Nina Dobrev in The Vampire Diaries (2009)

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Janina Gavankar in The Vampire Diaries (2009)

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Janina Gavankar and Nina Dobrev in The Vampire Diaries (2009)

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Janina Gavankar and Stephen Amell in Arrow (2012)

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Janina Gavankar in Arrow (2012)

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Sam Trammell and Janina Gavankar in True Blood (2008)

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Janina Gavankar in True Blood (2008)

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Victoria Gabrielle Platt and Janina Gavankar in The Gates (2010)

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Frank Grillo and Janina Gavankar in The Gates (2010)

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Janina Gavankar in The Gates (2010)

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Andrea Powell, Marisol Nichols, Chandra West, and Janina Gavankar in The Gates (2010)

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Marisol Nichols, Janina Gavankar, and Gloria Votsis in The Gates (2010)

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