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Sarah Shahi stars in "Person of Interest" on CBS as Samantha Shaw.

Shahi also recently starred in USA Network's "Fairly Legal" as Kate Reed and played the recurring role of Renée Royce in NBC's "Chicago Fire."

Sarah Shahi hails from Dallas, Texas. As a member of the prestigious Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, she once graced the cover of the infamous Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders Calendar and embarked on a USO tour that took her to Bosnia, Macedonia, Kosovo and Italy to entertain American troops.
Sarah Shahi in "Fairly Legal"
Sarah Shahi Fairly Legal
In 2000, Shahi had a chance meeting at the Cowboy Ranch with director Robert Altman, who was in town filming "Dr. T and the Women." Altman then persuaded her to move to Los Angeles and pursue acting.

Shahi is best known for her role on Showtime's critically acclaimed series "The L Word," where she played Carmen, a bilingual production assistant who spent her evenings as a deejay. She also starred as Dani Reese, Charlie Crews' (Damian Lewis) skeptical, demanding partner in the NBC series "Life." Her other television credits include roles on "The Sopranos," "Dawson's Creek," "Frasier" and "Alias."

In addition, Shahi's feature-film credits include "Old School" with Will Ferrell and Luke Wilson, and Christopher Guest's "For Your Consideration." She can also be seen in The Weinstein Company's "Crossing Over," a film written and directed by Wayne Kramer.

In the independent film "Shades of Ray" for director Jaffar Mahmood, Shahi plays the love interest to American-born Ray, who struggles with his multi-cultural identity when finding love. She also starred opposite Lucy Liu and Michael C. Hall in the independent film "East Fifth Bliss."




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SARAH SHAHI: FACTS

How tall is Sarah Shahi? How old is Sarah Shahi? Find out here.

Age: 34 years old
Birthday: January 10, 1980
Height: 5' 3 ¾"
Full Name / Real Name: Aahoo Jahansouz Shahi
Birthplace: Euless, TX
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Husband: Steve Howey (2/7/2009, 1 child)





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jandean says:
Have been following your career and am proud of you. You look great! Keep up the good work.
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