|Medalion Rahimi Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 6 in|
|Date of Birth||July 15, 1992|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Medalion Rahimi is an American actor who is known for having been cast in a variety of shows in roles like Princess Isabella in the period drama television series Still Star-Crossed, Wren in the web series My Dead Ex, Fatima Namazi in the CBS action-drama series NCIS: Los Angeles, Naya in The CW fantasy adventure drama series The Outpost, and Princess Zara Al-Salim in the ABC comedy-drama series The Catch. In addition to that, she has also worked on several other shows and movies such as Awkward, Extraction, Mystery Girls, New Girl, XOXO, She’s In Portland, Jane The Virgin, Before I Fall, Criticized, Criminal Minds, NCIS, NCIS: New Orleans, Pam & Tommy, and Fat City, New Orleans.
Los Angeles, California, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States
After graduating from high school, Medalion Rahimi got enrolled at the School of Theater at the University of California, Los Angeles. She graduated from the university with a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in theatre and a minor in English.
Medalion took classes for belly dancing at Rouhi Dance Studio for 3 years. She also took hip-hop dance training from Millennium Dance Studio for 2 years.
- Father – Kiumars Rahimi (Dentist)
- Mother – Fariba Rahimi (Lawyer)
- Siblings – Farmon Rahimi (Older Brother) (Entertainment Lawyer), Lila Rahimi (Younger Sister)
Medalion Rahimi has been represented by –
- Church-Hugger Management
- The Gersh Agency, Inc., Talent Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States
5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm
53 kg or 117 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Although Medalion has rarely spoken about her private life in her interactions with the media, she once revealed that her boyfriend whom she was dating at the age of 21, advised her to embrace her natural hair, which she had badly damaged through various therapies and regular use of straightener.
Race / Ethnicity
On both her parents’ sides, she is of Iranian descent. On her mother’s side, she has Jewish ancestry. She also has traces of Russian ancestry.
- Curly hair
- Petite figure
- Freckled face
Medalion Rahimi has appeared in the TV commercials for the following brands –
- Kay Jewelers Open Hearts
- Honda Fit
- Taco Bell
Medalion was raised in a Jewish and Islamic household.
Best Known For
- Being cast in the role of Princess Isabella in the period drama TV series, Still Star-Crossed
- Being cast in a supporting role in the teen drama movie, Before I Fall
- Having made guest appearances on popular TV shows such as NCIS, New Girl, and Jane the Virgin
In 2011, she made her theatrical film debut in the romantic drama movie, Fat City, New Orleans.
First TV Show
In 2013, Medalion Rahimi made her first TV show appearance in the Final Shot episode of the popular crime drama series, Criminal Minds.
Medalion Rahimi’s workout routine and diet plan aren’t available.
Medalion Rahimi Favorite Things
- Shakespeare Play – A Midsummer Night’s Dream
- Period Drama – Dangerous Liaisons
- Celebrity Crush – Jimmy Fallon
Medalion Rahimi Facts
- Her parents moved to the United States in the 70s as they fled the revolution in their native Iran.
- While growing up, she was often bullied because of her freckles, which others kids used to tell her was a sign of disease. She was also called mental mouth because of her buck teeth.
- Her interest in acting was sparked by her acting gig in the role of Cha-Cha DiGregorio in the school production of Grease while studying in 7th grade. The acting gigs in school productions also did wonders for her shattered confidence.
- She decided to study acting at UCLA on the advice of her high school drama teacher.
- She has been a vocal critic of Donald Trump’s administration’s travel ban against 6 Muslim-majority countries.
- In Before I Fall auditions, she had initially screen-tested for the role of Ally. She had sent in a tape as she was visiting Berlin at that time and when she returned, she was offered the role of Elody.
- Alongside Grant Bowler, Wade Briggs, Torrance Coombs, Dan Hildebrand, Lashana Lynch, Ebonée Noel, Zuleikha Robinson, Sterling Sulieman, Susan Wooldridge, and Anthony Stewart Head, she co-starred as Princess Isabella (Escalus’ sister and confidant and the Princess of Verona whose primary concern is solving Verona’s domestic problems) in the period drama television series Still Star-Crossed in 2017.
- Early in her career, she had to struggle to find decent roles as she fell victim to stereotyping.
- In 2019, she started appearing as Fatima Namazi (NCIS Special Agent with the Office Of Special Projects) in the police procedural military action drama series NCIS: Los Angeles.
- She was offered a couple of modeling gigs when she was 4 years old.
- In 2022, she was cast in the recurring role of Danielle (Erica’s girlfriend) in the biographical drama miniseries Pam & Tommy. Chronicling the marriage between Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee, the show stars Lily James, Sebastian Stan, Nick Offerman, Seth Rogen, and Taylor Schilling.
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