A native of Joliet, Illinois, Janina Gavankar (Papi) is a gifted performer who trained as a musician, singer and dancer before taking up a theatre major at the University of Illinois. Besides keeping busy as a member of the pop group INDERA, Gavankar also cut her acting teeth in the local Chicago theatre scene, as well as working in commercials and independent film projects. Since moving to Los Angeles, Gavankar has appeared in numerous hit television series such as Girlfriends and Strong Medicine, as well as the indie film Bull Run. She also plays Ms. Dewey in Microsoft's cutting edge interactive search engine, msdewey.com.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.
Janina Gavankar Facts
|Birth Name||Janina Zione Gavankar|
|Birthday||November 29, 1980 (43... Happy Birthday!)|
|Birthplace||Joliet, Illinois, USA|
|Height||5' 7" (1m70) How tall is Janina Gavankar compared to you?|