Daughter of Reza S. Badiyi (a director and producer) and Barbara Turner (an actress and screenwriter); half sister of Jennifer Jason Leigh (an actress). Education: Studied acting at the British American Drama Academy, Oxford University.
Agent—Innovative Artists, 1505 10th St., Santa Monica, CA 90401. Manager—Relevant Entertainment Group, 144 South Beverly Dr., Suite 400, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.
Joanie Gerard, Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (also known as Mrs. Parker and the Round Table), Fine Line Features, 1994.
Girl with Bobby, Georgia, Miramax, 1995.
Bonnie, How Does Anyone Get Old? (short film), Hypnotic.com, 1999.
Mallory, Cookies (short film), Publicsfear Films, 1999.
The Weekend, Granada Films, 1999, Strand Releasing, 2000.
Monica Rose, The Anniversary Party, Fine Line Features, 2001.
Betty the waitress, Road to Perdition, DreamWorks, 2002.
Donna, Roger Dodger, Artisan Entertainment, 2002.
Dana, Mind the Gap, Sky Island Films, 2004.
Hostess, Wear Something Nice, 2004.
Michelle, Malibu Eyes, Vanguard International Cinema, 2004.
Tracy Abramovitz, Laws of Attraction, New Line Cinema, 2004.
Faith Willoughby, The Way Back Home, Sanford/Back Home Productions, 2005.
Molly, Her Name Is Carla, Fabrication Films, 2005.
Mary, Duncan Removed (short film), American Film Institute, 2006.
Television Appearances; Movies:
(As Mina Badiyi) Celia, The War between the Tates, NBC, 1977.
(As Mina Badiyi) Toni, Somebody's Daughter, ABC, 1992.
Lexi Davis, Touched, Lifetime, 2005.
Television Appearances; Episodic:
Ramona, "Das Boat House," Civil Wars, ABC, 1992.
Kim Cranshaw, "Fire," Sweet Justice, NBC, 1995.
Penny, "Common Ground," Sliders, Sci–Fi Channel, 1998.
Agent Holmes, "1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.," 24 (also known as Twenty Four and 24 Hours), Fox, 2002.
Appeared in various productions, including originating a role in Girl Play; and appearing in A Night in Queen's Clothing, Globe Playhouse; Two Noble Kinsmen, Royal Court Theatre; and The Vagina Monologues, Miller Theatre.
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