Birth Name: Anita Devi Mahendru
Place of Birth: Kabul, DR Afghanistan
Date of Birth: 5 November, 1985
*Punjabi Indian (father)
Annet Mahendru is an American actress. Her roles include Nina on The Americans, and Huck on The Walking Dead: World Beyond.
Annet was born in Kabul, Afghanistan, to an Indian Hindu father, Ghanshan “Ken” Mahendru, and a Russian mother, Olga Vladimirovna Katareva. Her father is a journalist and educator from Delhi, whose family moved to Afghanistan on business. Annet was raised in Afghanistan and St. Petersburg, Russia, then moving to Frankfurt, New York, U.S., with her father when she was thirteen. She is fluent in Persian, Russian, German, and English, and also speaks Hindi and French.
Annet is married to Australian writer and director Louie Gibson, with whom she has a son.
Annet’s maternal grandmother’s name is Nina Yakovlevna.
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Mahendru is a Punjabi name: https://forebears.io/surnames/mahendru The last name Mahendru in India is most common in Punjab.
Here, it says she’s the daughter of a Punjabi father: https://www.rediff.com/movies/special/nina-the-spy-with-designs-on-india/20150127.htm.
thats an interesting combination
Funny how Northern Europe and Indian mix folks tend to look Middle Eastern or Italian. Very interesting.
She doesn’t look Middle Eastern let alone Italian, she looks Afghan.
Her mother is Olga Vladimirovna Katareva.