Archie Panjabi

Born Today
Home/Archie Panjabi

Archie Panjabi photos

Archie Panjabi
Archie Panjabi
Worked like:
Born:
May 31, 1972
Birth Name:
Archana Panjabi
Country:
Awards:
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 6 wins & 12 nominations.
Position in rating:
Some Facts
For her role on The Good Wife (2009), she was named one of the "Eight Actors Who Turn Television into Art", in the cover story of The New York Times Magazine (9/11/11). Also named as one of the Top 10 Faces on TV to Watch. (Variety, 2009).
She spent part of her childhood in Mumbai (Bombay), which is why she considers herself "Part Bombayite, part British". In fact she based the character Gemma/Jessminder in Ridley Scott's A Good Year (2006) on someone she knew in Mumbai.
Awarded Shooting Star Award at the Berlin International Film Festival 2005 for Yasmin (2004). She was selected from hundreds of actors to represent the UK.
Won Best Actress for her role in Yasmin (2004) at the Reims Festival in 2006.
Both of her parents were schoolteachers.
Personal Quotes
I have always let the lack of Indian actors in the industry drive me, not hold me back. I remember an agent in L.A. telling me a few years ago that an Indian actor wouldn't ever make it in Hollywood, but my ethnicity has helped me.
Share this
Sometimes my ethnicity is relevant, other times not. I definitely get the best of both worlds.
Share this
When I was younger I was fat. I was never conscious of it and was content with who I was because I was so loved. My mother never told me to lose weight and my father doted on me, but my agent told me. I tried, but I loved Indian food too much.
Share this
I went out for a film where they wanted seven brothers and one sister, so I was there for half a day while they were waiting for 'Archie' to read for a boy... I've had drivers come to pick me up in England looking for a blond, blue-eyed Scottish boy.
Share this
I've always been quite psychic and believe there's a reason why things happen and that we need to learn from them.
Share this
Filmography
Film
Year
2014
2013
2009
2008
2005
2004
2002
2002
2000
2000
1999
1997
1995
1988
Celebs News
Michael Douglas says his relationship with his wife Catherine Zeta-Jones gets even stronger
  Michael Douglas proudly claims that his marriage with his wife, actress Catherine Zeta-Jones has even turned out to be stronger down the year.Michael Douglas, who is an Oscars presenter and actor and husband of actress Catherine Zeta-Jones, arrived... Read More
Christian Bale states that under every possible way, he never meant to hurt George Clooney
  Christian Bale in a current interview held by the Wall Street Journal stated that George Clooney’s likes need to have a firm seat and to turn off whine switch that is in their system, as he is tired... Read More
Padma Lakshmi never expected that her bikini Shot would turn up being Viral
  Padma Lakshmi last week had posted a picture where she was caught running on the beach clad in a bikini which had quite an interesting caption, never expected that it would ever go viral. In Miami, at the... Read More
Born in 1972
Lisa Martinek
Lisa Martinek
February 11, 1972
Holter Graham
Holter Graham
February 11, 1972
Vesna Pocuca-Sana
Vesna Pocuca-Sana
February 25, 1972