Jan. 1st, 1970
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Rekha Shanti Sharma (born January 1, 1970) is a Canadian actress best known for her portrayal of Tory Foster on Battlestar Galactica.
Her ancestors are from the state of Uttar Pradesh in India, which they left during the British period. Her family resettled in the Fiji Islands and her parents moved to Canada. She has an older brother, Sunil, who is 9 years her senior.
Sharma started to pursue acting as a career in her 20s. She has stage experience but also appeared in television shows like Da Vinci's City Hall, House, M.D., The Lone Gunmen, Smallville, Supernatural, John Doe, Dark Angel, The Twilight Zone, Sanctuary, Hellcats, and the 2009 re-imagined TV series of V.
She also appeared in the movies The Core and Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem. For fun, she paints and plays the sarangi, a stringed musical instrument.
- Is a devotee of the great Indian saint and humanitarian 'Mata Amritanandamayi Devi' ( Darshan - L'etreinte (2005).
- Best friends with actress 'Sarah Lind (I)' (qv).
- Friends with filmmaker 'Ward Serrill' (qv) (_The Heart of the Game (2005)_ (qv)).
- Her father is a Hindu priest.