Birth Name: Zuleikha Ariana Robinson
Place of Birth: Hammersmith, London, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: 29 June, 1977
Ethnicity: Indian, English, possibly Iranian and Scottish
Zuleikha Robinson is a British actress and singer. Her father is English and her mother is of Indian descent. She was brought up in Thailand and Malaysia. She may also have Iranian and Scottish roots on her father’s side.
She has said: “My grandparents were Indians and they were based in Burma. But they had to leave the country and my mother was born in India”. Her name, Zuleikha, means “someone beautiful” in Persian.
Her diverse background has allowed her to play various ethnic roles, ranging from Bengali to Middle Eastern to Latino.
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