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      Mouzam Makkar

      Mouzam Makkar

      Highest Rated: 67% She's in Portland (2020)

      Lowest Rated: 67% She's in Portland (2020)

      Birthday: Not Available

      Birthplace: Kerala, India

      Mouzam Makkar was an Indian-American TV actress who was best known for her recurring roles on "The Vampire Diaries" (The CW, 2009-2017), "The Exorcist" (Fox, 2016- ), and "Champions" (NBC, 2018- ). Makkar was born in India and spent the majority of her formative years living in the United Arab Emirates. She moved with her family once again, however, as a teen - this time settling in Chicago. Makkar quickly adapted to her new life in the United States, but never intended on becoming an actress. When it came time to attend college she enrolled in the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she studied Finance. Makkar graduated with a B.S. in Finance and immediately embarked on a lucrative career in investment banking. There was just one problem - Makkar was incredibly unhappy and bored. Foreseeing an unhappy future in investment banking, Makkar decided on a whim to take a few acting classes. She quickly fell in love and before long was appearing on stage in various plays. Makkar's professional training during this period included the School at Steppenwolf and the Second City - two of Chicago's most iconic creative institutions. After a number of years honing her acting chops on stage, Makkar decided to broaden her acting prospects by auditioning for film and TV roles. She nabbed a small recurring role on "Chicago Fire" (NBC, 2012- ) in 2012, and followed that up with roles in the films "Promised Land" (2013), "Consumed" (2015), and "Halloweed" (2016). Then in 2016 Makkar nabbed recurring roles on two major TV shows: "The Vampire Diaries" and "The Exorcist." She appeared in several episodes of each series throughout 2016, thus putting her acting career on an upward trajectory. Her career would hit a high point once again in 2018 when she joined the cast of the NBC comedy "Champions." That show, which was co-created by Mindy Kaling of "The Mindy Project' (Fox/Hulu, 2012-17), premiered on the network in March of 2018.

      Highest rated movies

      She's in Portland

      Photos

      Mouzam Makkar at arrivals for Disney ABC Studios and Freeform International Upfronts, The Walt Disney Studios Lot, Burbank, CA May 20, 2018. Photo By: Priscilla Grant/Everett Collection Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Ice-T (L), Mouzam Makkar (R), 'Undercover Mother', Season 16, Ep. #15, 02/18/2014, ©NBC Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Mouzam Makkar, 'Intimidation Game', Season 16, Ep. #14, 02/11/2015, ©NBC Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Mouzam Makkar, 'Intimidation Game', Season 16, Ep. #14, 02/11/2015, ©NBC Chicago Fire, Mouzam Makkar, 'Warm And Dead', Season 1, Ep. #13, 01/30/2013, ©NBC Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Kelli Giddish (L), Mouzam Makkar (R), 'Intimidation Game', Season 16, Ep. #14, 02/11/2015, ©NBC Chicago Fire, Mouzam Makkar, 'Warm And Dead', Season 1, Ep. #13, 01/30/2013, ©NBC Chicago Fire, Mouzam Makkar (L), Taylor Kinney (R), 'Warm And Dead', Season 1, Ep. #13, 01/30/2013, ©NBC Chicago Fire, Taylor Kinney (L), Mouzam Makkar (R), 'Warm And Dead', Season 1, Ep. #13, 01/30/2013, ©NBC Chicago Fire, Mouzam Makkar (L), Taylor Kinney (R), 'Warm And Dead', Season 1, Ep. #13, 01/30/2013, ©NBC Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Mouzam Makkar, 'Intimidation Game', Season 16, Ep. #14, 02/11/2015, ©NBC Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Mouzam Makkar, 'Intimidation Game', Season 16, Ep. #14, 02/11/2015, ©NBC

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      67% 56% She's in Portland Jennifer (Character) - 2020
      No Score Yet 40% Freelancers Anonymous Sam (Character) - 2018
      No Score Yet 33% Kill Game Mara Simone (Character) - 2015
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The First Session Amina (Character) - 2015
      No Score Yet No Score Yet When We Meet Again Elizabeth (Character) - 2014
      No Score Yet 100% Waterwalk Jill Hansen (Character) - 2012
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Disgruntled Tess Thompson (Character) - 2008

      TV

      Credit
      91% 56% Naomi Jennifer (Character) 2022
      78% 81% Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Raina Punjabi (Guest Star) 2015 2020 2022
      67% 33% Broke Sandra (Guest Star) 2020
      No Score Yet 84% NCIS Sahar (Guest Star) 2019
      56% 77% The Fix Loni Kampoor (Character) 2019
      63% 67% Champions Britney (Character) 2018
      19% 56% 9JKL Lily (Guest Star) 2017
      89% 91% The Exorcist Jessica (Guest Star) 2016
      58% 66% The Following Unknown (Guest Star) 2015
      20% 81% Stalker Unknown (Guest Star) 2014
      90% 83% Bones Selena Skarsgard (Guest Star) 2014
      No Score Yet 88% Chicago Fire Anna (Guest Star) 2012