Nazanin Boniadi (نازنین بنیادی) is a British-American actress of Iranian origin.
She was born in Tehran, Iran at the height of the Iranian Revolution, relocated to London shortly thereafter, and later moved to the United States where she earned a bachelor's degree, with Honors, in Biological Sciences from the University of California, Irvine.
On TV, Boniadi is known for playing Leyla Mir on General Hospital, Nora on How I Met Your Mother, Adnan Salif on Scandal, and Fara Sherazi on Homeland. In movies, she played Amira Ahmed in Iron Man, Elaine in The Next Three Days, and Esther in Ben-Hur. Nazanin can currently be seen playing the role of Clare on the STARZ series Counterpart.