Sood, Veena

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Sood, Veena


Born in Nairobi, Kenya; citizenship, British and Canadian; sister of Ashwin Sood (a musician) and Manoj Sood (an actor). Education: University of Calgary, B.F.A. Avocational Interests: International nature expeditions.


Agent—Jamie Levitt, Lauren Levitt and Associates, 1525 West Eighth Ave., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6J 1T5.


Actress and producer. Loose Moose Theatre Company, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, founding member; member of the improvisational groups Lipshtick and Mental Floss; performed at theatre festivals, including Glasgow Comedy Festival, 2006, Winnipeg Comedy Festival, 2007, and Vancouver Comedy Festival, 2007; host of numerous corporate dinners and special events; teacher of classes in comedy improvisation; appeared in commercials.

Awards, Honors:

Jessie Richardson Theatre Award nominations, best actress, Vancouver Professional Theatre Alliance, 1989, 1990; Jessie Richardson Theatre Award, best actress, 1992; Leo Award, best guest actress in a dramatic series, Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Foundation of British Columbia, 2006, for "Flipping Switches," Godiva's.


Television Appearances; Series:

Cohost, In the Company of Women, CBC, 1995-97.

Callie Pender, Hope Island, PAX, 1999-2000.

Preety, a recurring role, Godiva's, Bravo, 2005-2006.

Also appeared as dancing lady, Super Dave's All Stars, syndicated, and in the series In the Next Line.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Siri Markham, Medusa's Child, ABC, 1997.

Second city official, Aftershock: Earthquake in New York (also known as Aftershock—Das grosse beben, Erdbeben-Inferno: Wenn die welt untergeht, and New York—Der juengste tag), CBS, 1999.

Mrs. Morse, Living with the Dead (also known as Talking to Heaven), CBS, 2002.

Sangita Desai, Human Cargo, CBC, 2004.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Memories of Murder, Lifetime, 1990.

Rosalie, Sexual Advances, ABC, 1992.

Autograph woman, Still Not Quite Human (also known as Not Quite Human III), Disney Channel, 1992.

New York reporter, Relentless: Mind of a Killer, NBC, 1993.

Mrs. Jindal, Other Women's Children, Lifetime, 1993.

Nurse Adjani, Heart of a Child, NBC, 1994.

Seasons of the Heart, NBC, 1994.

Lab technician, The Commish: Father Image, ABC, 1995.

Sally, Have You Seen My Son, ABC, 1996.

Office worker, Mother Trucker: The Diana Kilmury Story (also known as Diana Kilmury Teamster, Teamster, and La route de l'espoir), TNT, 1996.

Talk show host, Their Second Chance (also known as The Keller/Keller Story), Lifetime, 1997.

First reviewer, Principal Takes a Holiday, ABC, 1998.

Donna Kornbalm, Ratz, Showtime, 2000.

Dr. Siddig, Love and Treason, CBS, 2001.

Maria, Class Warfare, USA Network, 2001.

Poonam, Jinnah—On Crime: Pizza 911, CBC, 2002.

Maternity nurse, Damaged Care, Showtime, 2002.

Mrs. Sarathi, Mr. St. Nick (also known as Monsieur St-Nick), ABC, 2002.

Dr. Veena Yandro, 1st to Die (also known as F1rst to Die and James Patterson's "F1rst to Die"), NBC, 2003.

Mrs. Rich, Double Bill (also known as A Tale of Two Wives), Oxygen Network, 2003.

Sylvia Mack, D.C. Sniper: 23 Days of Fear, USA Network, 2003.

Poonum, Jinnah—On Crime: White Knight, Black Widow, CBC, 2003.

Adeena, Chasing Freedom, Court TV, 2004.

Magistrate, Murder Unveiled, CBC, 2005.

Frances Bracken, Secrets of an Undercover Wife, Lifetime, 2007.

Admitting nurse, Nightmare, 2007.

Appeared in the movies The Changeling, BBC, and Maharani and the Maple Leaf.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Dr. Frick, "Loc'd Out: Part 1," 21 Jump Street, Fox, 1989.

Mrs. Brown, "Out of Control," 21 Jump Street, Fox, 1989.

Ms. Saunders, "Shadows," The X-Files, Fox, 1993.

Ms. Bowen, "Learning Curves," Madison, Global, 1994.

Dr. Katzman, "The New Breed," The Outer Limits (also known as The New Outer Limits), Showtime and syndicated, 1995.

Shandra Devane, "Leader of the Park," Highlander (also known as Highlander: The Series), syndicated, 1995.

Shandra Devane, "The Wrath of Kali," Highlander (also known as Highlander: The Series), syndicated, 1995.

Faith, "Options," Welcome to Paradox, Sci-Fi Channel, 1998.

Mercy Point, UPN, 1998.

Mrs. Adawi, "First Deadly Sin," Cold Squad, CTV, 1999.

Madam Justice Mishra, "Bring Back the Dead," Da Vinci's Inquest, CBC, 2000.

Female doctor, "… and Jesus Brought a Casserole," Dark Angel (also known as James Cameron's "Dark Angel"), Fox, 2001.

Nurse, "29," Mysterious Ways, NBC, 2001.

Anita, "Ambleton," Cold Squad, CTV, 2002.

Attorney Veena Tuttle, "Dream House," Just Cause, PAX, 2003.

Abydonian leader, "Full Circle," Stargate SG-1 (also known as La porte des etoiles), Sci-Fi Channel, 2003.

Reporter, "Locked Up," The L Word, Showtime, 2004.

OSC Agent Sattrah, "Memorial," Touching Evil, USA Network, 2004.

OSC Agent Sattrah, "K," Touching Evil, USA Network, 2004.

Mrs. Nair, "A Virgin Walks into a Bar," The Eleventh Hour, CTV, 2005.

Counselor Joyce Simkins, "Ride a Crippled Horse," Da Vinci's Inquest, CBC, 2005.

Interim Mayor Joyce Simkins, "Must Be a Night for Fires," Da Vinci's Inquest, CBC, 2005.

Schoolteacher, "Spirit," Smallville (also known as Smallville Beginnings and Smallville: Superman the Early Years), The WB, 2005.

Schoolteacher, "Forever," Smallville (also known as Smallville Beginnings and Smallville: Superman the Early Years), The WB, 2005.

Elizabeth Michaels, "Die like an Egyptian," Killer Instinct, Fox, 2005.

Dr. Kelly, "Stronghold," Stargate SG-1 (also known as La porte des etoiles), Sci-Fi Channel, 2006.

Patricia, "Fallen," Whistler, The N Network, 2006.

Patricia, "Out of the Shadows," Whistler, The N Network, 2006.

Mrs. Haddad, "After the Fall," Falcon Beach, ABC Family Channel, 2007.

Mrs. Haddad, "The Spins," Falcon Beach, ABC Family Channel, 2007.

Dr. Kashani, "The Awakening," Masters of Science Fiction, ABC, 2007.

(Uncredited) Mrs. Rashid, "Five Year Plan," Little Mosque on the Prairie, CBC, 2007.

Charlotte, "No Sex in the City," Robson Arms, CTV, 2008.

C.I.R. technician, "To C.I.R. with Love," Kyle XY, ABC Family Channel, 2008.

Appeared as delivery room nurse, The Commish, ABC; also appeared in an episode of Battlestar Galactica.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Voice, Barbie and the Rockers, syndicated, 1987.

Anesthesiologist, The Heart Department, CBS, 2001.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Host, Easter Sunrise, CBC, 2005.

Film Appearances:

Woman orderly, The Accused (also known as Appel a la justice), Paramount, 1988.

Admitting nurse, Immediate Family, Columbia, 1989.

Intern, Intersection, Paramount, 1994.

Nurse, Timecop, Universal, 1994.

Saleswoman, The NeverEnding Story III (also known as The Neverending Story III: Escape from Fantasia, Neverending Story III: Return to Fantasia, and Die unendliche geschichte III-rettung aus phantasien), Warner Bros., 1994.

Doctor in dialysis, Exquisite Tenderness (also known as Die bestie im weissen kittel and Exquisite Tenderness-hoellische qualen), A-Pix Entertainment, 1995.

Nurse, Wrongfully Accused (also known as Leslie Nielsen ist sehr verdaechtig, Sehr verdaechtig, and Unter falschem verdacht), Warner Bros., 1998.

Religious zealot, Better than Chocolate (also known as Meilleur que le chocolat), Trimark Pictures, 1999.

Meditation voice, Jane Post, 2002, CineClix Distribution, 2004.

Doctor, Life or Something like It, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2002.

Emergency room nurse, Final Destination 2, New Line Cinema, 2003.

Dolly, Touch of Pink, Sony Pictures Classics, 2004.

Mrs. Morse, Connie and Carla, Universal, 2004.

G.A. hostess, Two for the Money, Universal, 2005.

Suman Shah, Nina's Heavenly Delights, Regent Releasing, 2006.

Nurse, The Butterfly Effect 2, New Line Cinema, 2006.

Defense attorney, Helen, Insight Film Studios, 2007.

Appeared in the films Dreams of the Night Cleaners and Possession.

Film Work:

Executive producer, Bichhoo, Video Sound, 2000.

Stage Appearances:

Presenter of a solo show in Glasgow and Edinburgh Scotland.



Veena Sood Official Site,, March 10, 2008.