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Janina Gavankar played Qetsiyah in The Vampire Diaries. She is known for her role as Luna Garza in True Blood.

BiographyEdit

Janina Gavankar was born in Joliet, Illinois, USA, to Pete Gavankar, an Indian engineer, and Shan-de-Mohra, who emigrated to the USA from India, and is half-Indian and half-Dutch. Janina is also trained as a pianist, vocalist, and orchestral percussionist. She majored in Theatre Performance at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

CareerEdit

Her more notable roles are Papi, a lesbian lothario in The L Word, Leigh Turner, a cop with a big secret on The Gates, Shiva, the namesake of the sought after trophy on The League, and, most recently, shapeshifter Luna Garza on True Blood. She also McKenna Hall, Oliver's cop girlfriend on Arrow.

FilmographyEdit

  • Think Like a Man Too (2014)
  • The N&N Files: Nikki and Nora (2013)
  • The Final Moments of Karl Brant (2013)
  • 2013 Who's Afraid of Vagina Wolf? (2013)
  • The Goodwin Games (2013)
  • True Blood (2011-2013)
  • Bizarre Bracket Behavior (2013)
  • Arrow (2013)
  • The League (2009-2012)
  • Satellite of Love (2012)
  • Tournament Challenge Challenged (short) (2012)
  • Self Rehearsal (short) (2012)
  • Choke.Kick.Girl: The Series (2012)
  • The Exes (2012)
  • Touring (short) (2011)
  • The Custom Mary (2011)
  • God Reschedules Rapture (short) (2011)
  • Traffic Light (2011)
  • Victory or Death (2011)
  • The Gates (2010)
  • Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey (2010)
  • ACME Hollywood Dream Role (2010)
  • Men, Interrupted (2010)
  • Three Rivers (2009)
  • The Cleaner (2009)
  • Dollhouse (2009)
  • ACME Saturday Night (2009)
  • The L Word (2007-2009)
  • NCIS (2009)
  • Indian Gangster (short) (2009)
  • Factory (2008)
  • Grey's Anatomy (2008)
  • Stargate: Atlantis (2008)
  • My Boys (2008)
  • Shattered! (2008)
  • Dash 4 Cash (2007)
  • BBQ Bill (video short) (2006)
  • Cup of My Blood (2005)
  • Girlfriends (2005)
  • Just Speak (short) (2005)
  • Strong Medicine (2004)
  • Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004)
  • Dark (2003)
  • Barbershop (2002)
  • Why Is God... (short) (2001)
  • The Mysteries of Laura (2014-present)


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