1. Nasim Pedrad
Where you probably recognize her from: Saturday Night Live
Interesting fact: She is the first Iranian born cast member on SNL
See more about Nasim on IMDB.
2. Nadia Bjorlin
Where you probably recognize her from: Days of Our Lives
Interesting fact: She placed third in the 1998 Miss Florida Teen USA Pageant
See more about Nadia on IMDB.
3. Shohreh Aghdashloo
Where you probably recognize her from: She has been in a lot of things like 24, Portlandia and House, but was first widely recognized for being nominated for an Academy Award for the Best Supporting Actress in House of Sand and Fog
Interesting fact: She is the oldest person on this list
See more about Shohreh on IMDB.
4. Necar Zadegan
Where you probably recognize her from: Her role as the First Lady Dalia Hassan on the eighth season of 24
Interesting fact: She was born in Heidelberg, Germany
See more about Necar on IMDB.
5. Sarah Shahi
Where you probably recognize her from: The lead role on the new USA show Fairly Legal
Interesting fact: She’s the great-great-granddaughter of Fat′h-Ali Shah Qajar of the Qajar Dynasty, who ruled Iran from 1797-1834
See more about Sarah on IMDB.
6. Bahar Soomekh
Where you probably recognize her from: Saw III and Mission Impossible III
Interesting fact: Was one of People magazine’s 100 Most beautiful people in the world in 2006
See more about Bahar on IMDB.
7. Catherine Bell
Where you probably recognize her from: As Lieutenant Colonel Sarah MacKenzie of the television show JAG
Interesting fact: She had thyroid cancer when she was in her 20’s and had to have it removed
See more about Catherine on IMDB.
8. Nazanin Boniadi
Where you probably recognize her from: Iron Man
Interesting fact: She is an official spokesperson for Amnesty International
See more about Nazanin on IMDB.
9. Honorable Mention: Adrian Pasdar
Where you probably recognize him from: Heroes
Interesting fact: He is married to Natalie Maines, the lead singer of The Dixie Chicks
Disclaimer: Yeah, I know he is a guy but he is too handsome to keep off this list
See more about Adrian on IMDB.