Jun. 29th, 1977
London, England, UK
5' 7 1/2
Zuleikha Robinson's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2004 - Hidalgo
2000 - Timecode
Guest TV Roles
Yves Adele Harlow
Dr. Sonia Kidd
Years active 2000–present
Zuleikha Robinson (born 29 June 1977) is an English actress, raised in Thailand and Malaysia by a Burmese-Indian mother and an English father. She is a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles, and best known for playing Ilana in the ABC show Lost.
In 2006, she played a Bengali character called Moushumi Mazumdar in Mira Nair's acclaimed film The Namesake, based on the book of the same name. Robinson had a supporting role in the HBO series Rome, and played Eva Marquez, a NYPD detective, in the television drama on Fox, New Amsterdam.
Robinson joined the cast of Lost in 2009 during its fifth season, as recurring character Ilana, and was promoted to series regular for the sixth season.
She is sister to British field botanist, Dr. Alastair Robinson.
2001 - The Lone Gunmen, as Yves Adele Harlow
2002 - The X-Files, as Yves Adele Harlow/Lois Runce (Episode 9-15 "Jump The Shark")
2007 - Rome, as Gaia
2008 - New Amsterdam as Det. Eva Marquez
2009-2010 - Lost as Ilana
Film2000 - Timecode, as Lester Moore's assistant
2002 - Slash, as Suzie
2004 - The Merchant of Venice, as Jessica
2004 - Hidalgo, as Jazira
2007 - The Namesake, as Moushumi Mazumdar
- Her name means "beautiful one" in Farsi (Persian).
- Raised in the Far East, Thailand and Malaysia.
- Graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles.
- Heritage: Burmese, Indian, Iranian, Scottish, and English