Janina Gavankar

Janina Gavankar
Janina Gavankar  American Actress

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Janina Gavankar is currently single.


Janina Gavankar has been in a relationship with Angelo Sotira (2004 - 2010).


Janina Gavankar is a 42 year old American Actress. Born Janina Zione Gavankar on 29th November, 1980 in Joliet, Illinois, USA, she is famous for her roles as Eva ‘Papi’ Torres in the drama series The L Word, Shivakamini ‘Shiva’ Somakandarkram in the sitcom The League, Luna Garza in the fantasy horror drama series True Blood and Iden Versio in the action shooter video game Star Wars Battlefront II. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Janina Gavankar has been in 4 on-screen matchups, including Laz Alonso in The Mysteries of Laura (2014), Paul Wesley in The Vampire Diaries (2009), Sam Trammell in True Blood (2008) and Stephen Amell in Arrow (2012).

Janina Gavankar is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and Actors from Illinois.


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First Name Janina
Middle Name Zione
Last Name Gavankar
Full Name at Birth Janina Zione Gavankar
Alternative Name Janina
Age 42 years
Birthday 29th November, 1980
Birthplace Joliet, Illinois, USA
Height 5' 7" (170 cm)
Weight 130lbs (59 kg)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Distinctive Feature Lips
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Multiracial
Nationality American
University University of Illinois, Chicago
Occupation Text Actress, Voice Actress, Director, Producer, Musician
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame her roles as Eva ‘Papi’ Torres in the drama series The L Word, Shivakamini ‘Shiva’ Somakandarkram in the sitcom The League, Luna Garza in the fantasy horror drama series True Blood and Iden Versio in the action shooter video game Star Wars Battlefront II
Music Genre (Text) Pop
Year(s) Active 2001–present
Instrument (text) Vocals, Marimba, Piano, Orchestral Percussionist
Record Label Cash Money Records, Universal Records
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) Agency for the Performing Arts
Bust (inches) 35
Cup Size C
Waist (inches) 24
Hips (inches) 36
Clothes Size 6
Shoe Size 7.5
Official Websites www.janinagavankar.com/, twitter.com/janina, www.facebook.com/JaninaGavankar, http://janinagavankar.com
Father Pete Gavankar
Mother Mohra Gavankar
Favorite Foods Freeze-dried apple crisps

Janina Zione Gavankar (; born November 29, 1980) is an American actress and musician. She is trained as a pianist, vocalist, orchestral percussionist and majored in theatre at the University of Illinois Chicago. Her roles include Shiva on The League, Leigh Turner on The Gates, Luna Garza on HBO's True Blood, McKenna Hall on The CW's Arrow and Diana Thomas on FOX's Sleepy Hollow. In marketing, she also played "Ms. Dewey", a personified search engine and virtual assistant for Microsoft.

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Janina Gavankar42 SagittariusActress
Angelo Sotira41 AquariusProducer


Forspoken2023Tanta SilaUnknown
The Woman in the House2022MeredithTV Show
Tales of the Jedi2022Pav-tiTV Show
Santa Inc.2021LakshmiTV Show
The Way Back2020AngelaMovie
Space Force2020Hannah HowardTV Show
Big Sky2020Ren BhullarTV Show
The Mighty Ones2020KensingtonTV Show
The Morning Show2019Alison NamaziTV Show
Relics and Rarities2019MuméeTV Show
Stucco2019JShort Film
Afterparty2019Lola (voice)Unknown
White Orchid2018TinaMovie
The Vanishing of Sidney Hall2017GinaMovie
Norman Pinski Come Home2017ReporterShort Film
Horizon: Zero Dawn2017Tatai (voice)Unknown
Star Wars: Battlefront II2017Iden Versio (voice)Unknown
Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds2017Tatai (voice)Unknown
LORE in a Minute!2017NarratorTV Show
Pee-wee's Big Holiday2016Party GuestMovie
Better Things2016NikkiTV Show
Untitled Dan O'Shannon Project2015SabrinaTV Movie
Garfunkel and Oates2014Dr. SharmaTV Show
Think Like a Man Too2014VanessaMovie
The Mysteries of Laura2014Meredith BoseTV Show
You're the Worst2014RachelTV Show
Code Academy2014Madame CounselorShort Film
Far Cry 42014Amita (voice)Unknown
Who's Afraid of Vagina Wolf?2013Katia Amour, The StudMovie
The Goodwin Games2013HannahTV Show
Sleepy Hollow2013Diana ThomasTV Show
Nikki & Nora: The N&N Files2013Lea SadinaTV Show
The Final Moments of Karl Brant2013Detective HostetlerShort Film
Love Is Dead2013Marisol RajagopalTV Movie
Just Face It2013AvaTV Show
Satellite of Love2012MichelleMovie
Arrow2012Detective McKenna HallTV Show
Self Rehearsal2012Short Film
The Custom Mary2011Ms. RimeMovie
Traffic Light2011AlexaTV Show
The Exes2011KerryTV Show
Victory or Death2011SelahShort Film
Touring2011Short Film
God Reschedules Rapture2011Short Film
Husbands2011KajalTV Show
ACME Hollywood Dream Role2011TV Show
Choke.Kick.Girl: The Series2011KatieTV Show
Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey2010Niki (voice)Movie
The Gates2010Leigh TurnerTV Show
Men, Interrupted2010Cece TwainShort Film
Dollhouse2009LynnTV Show
The Vampire Diaries2009TessaTV Show
Three Rivers2009Ada RahimiTV Show
The League2009ShivaTV Show
Indian Gangster2009GeetaShort Film
Factory2008Laura (2008)TV Show
The Cleaner2008Usha PatelTV Show
True Blood2008Luna GarzaTV Show
Dash 4 Cash2007TV Movie
My Boys2006TerriTV Show
Cup of My Blood2005IonaMovie
Grey's Anatomy2005Intern LisaTV Show
Just Speak2005MelodyShort Film
Aankhon Mein Sapne Liye2005Movie
Barbershop 2: Back in Business2004Field ReporterMovie
Stargate: Atlantis2004Sgt. 'Dusty' MehraTV Show
The L Word2004PapiTV Show
NCIS2003Angela LopezTV Show
Barbershop2002Fine WomanMovie
Why Is God...2001MinaShort Film
Strong Medicine2000Nurse JuniTV Show
Forward Anticipation in Chicago2000CorrinShort Film
Daddy IssuesSashaTV Movie
Punching and StealingKatieMovie
EchoTV Show
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dstevenson41dstevenson41Jul 22, 2009

you are one of my favorite actresses and i hope to see you in a lot more stuff your preformance was off the chain in the l word as papi chulo

nuellaSep 20, 2008

i love your accent in english language.could u believe that am practicing ur accent?

charinacamposcharinacamposSep 17, 2008

i miss papi on the L world! im excited to see you on season 6!

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