Chrisjen Avasarala

Shohreh Aghdashloo

Chrisjen Avasarala is a master politician and maneuverer who has achieved one of the highest ranks in UN government without ever standing for election. She will do anything it takes, and pay any price, to defend Earth, which she sees as the cradle of humanity.

About Shohreh Aghdashloo

Shohreh Aghdashloo starred in the BBC/HBO miniseries House of Saddam, in which she portrays Saddam Hussein's wife, Sajida, and for which she won the 2009 Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie.

Shohreh's film credits include House of Sand and Fog (for which she received an Academy Award nomination), The Exorcism of Emily Rose, X-Men: The Last Stand, The Nativity Story, The Odd Life of Timothy Green and Star Trek Beyond.

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