Anjali Jay (born 9 August 1975) is an Indian actress, writer and dancer. She trained as a dancer (Bharatanatyam and Contemporary) and has performed since the age of 7. Jay has had an extensive career in theatre, film including working with the Royal Shakespeare company and in movies such as Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, Blind Dating, and The Age of Adaline. She played Djaq in the BBC television series Robin Hood , and has had long-running roles in Supergirl (CW) and Salvation (CBS).
9 August 1975
Jay was born in India and grew up in Bangalore. She attended Sophia High School until 1986. She graduated with a BA degree from Mount Carmel College in 1991. Jay is trained in Bharatanatyam and contemporary dance. She went to Britain on a Charles Wallace Scholarship for her MA degree in Dance Theatre at the Laban Centre. After graduating, she performed a season with the Shobana Jaysingh Dance Company.
|2006||Blind Dating||Leeza Raja|
|2014||Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb||Shepseheret|
|2015||The Age of Adaline||Cora|
|The 9th Life of Louis Drax||Macy|
|2017||Power Rangers||Maddy Hart|||
|2020||Brahms: The Boy II||Dr. Lawrence|
|2003||The Inspector Lynley Mysteries||Shala Malik||Episode: "Deception on His Mind"|
|2005||Doctors||Susie Sharma||Episode: "Trophy Life"|
|2006–2007||Robin Hood||Djaq||22 episodes|
|2009||The Fixer||Madulika||Episode: series 2, episode 6|
|2012||Supernatural||Dr. Kashi||Episode: "Heartache"|
|2014–2015||Continuum||Jacqueline (Escher's secretary)||8 Episodes|
|2017||A Midsummer's Nightmare||Agent Radlas||TV movie|
|2017||iZombie||Carey Gold||6 Episodes|
|2018||The X-Files||Dr. Joyet||Episode: "My Struggle III"|
|2018||Salvation||Dr. Rosetta Stendahl||7 episodes|
- The Making of a Marchioness (2007) as Hester
- Goan Flame (2000)
- Romeo and Juliet (2006; UK tour) as Juliet
- The Jungle Book (2004–05; UK tour) as Bagheera/ Dulia
- Anne of Green Gables (2004; Lilian Bayliss Theatre) as Katie Maurice
- Midnight's Children (2003; Royal Shakespeare Company) as Jamila.
- Tales of the Arabian Nights (2000; UK tour)
- Border Crossings production of Mappa Mundi (2000; Courtyard Theatre, Hereford)
- The Maids
- Dance Like A Man as Latah
- Vesuvius (1997; The Nehru Centre of the High Commission of India, London)
- Rawson-Jones, Ben (17 September 2009). "Blind Dating". Digital Spy. Retrieved 26 July 2015.
- Shaheen, Jack G. (25 January 2015). "Hollywood's Bad Arabs". The Cairo Review of Global Affairs. Retrieved 26 July 2015.
- "Anjali Jay". The New York Times. Retrieved 26 July 2015.
- "Anjali Jay cast as Maddy Hart; a... – Power Rangers Movie – 2017 – Facebook".
- Rushdie, Salman (2003). Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children. Modern Library. p. 1. ISBN 0812969030.
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