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Zuleikha Robinson

Zuleikha Robinson

Actress Zuleikha Robinson is an exotic in beauty and spirit as she is in name. She is of Indian, English and Arabic heritage, and her upbringing is equally as interesting. Born in London, Robinson was raised in the Far East, Thailand and Malaysia.

At 15 years old, she developed a penchant for acting that eventually led her to Los Angeles where she studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.

Her unique beauty coupled with her honed talent helped garner her first lead role opposite Viggo Mortensen in Disney's hit Western epic HIDALGO. The film tells the true story of long-distance endurance horse rider Frank T. Hopkins. Robinson portrays his romance Jazira, daughter of Omar Sharif.

She next traveled to London, Italy and Luxembourg to star as Al Pacino's daughter in the film version of Shakespeare's THE MERCHANT OF VENICE alongside Jeremy Irons and Joseph Fiennes for Sony Classics. (December 04). She previously appeared with Stellan Skarsgard and Salma Hayek in Mike Figgis' unconventional feature film TIME CODE and was a series regular on Chris Carter's Fox drama THE LONE GUNMAN.

She also appears in FOX's New Amsterdam (TV).

Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.

Zuleikha Robinson Facts

BirthdayJune 29, 1977 (45)
BirthplaceLondon, England, United Kingdom

Selected Filmography

American Fable
Lone Gunmen, The
The Namesake
The Boy
William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice
The Following: The Complete Third Season
Lost: 2010 PaleyFest
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