Andrea Gabriel portrayed Nadia, a role played in every season of the series.


  • Born and currently lives in LA.
  • She is part Iranian.
  • Lived in NYC since she was 2, up to the year 2003.
  • Both her parents are soap opera actors.
  • Her debut in theatre came in It’s My Party and I’ll Die If I Want To with F. Murray Abraham.
  • Portrayed her first Iraqi role on JAG; a young mother giving testimony about the American bombing of a residential area in Iraq, which according to Andrea, set the stage for the role of Nadia.
  • Before supporting herself through acting, she had many side jobs as a salesgirl, a hostess and a cocktail waitress.
  • Also worked as a screenwriter and an occasional director.
  • Writes poetry, songs and short stories.
  • Sings, plays piano and guitar.
  • Not to be confused with the Children's book author and illustrator.


  • Has a sister, named Melissa[source needed].
  • Has a cat named "Leo".
  • Had a Yorkie named "Gypsy", while living with her parents.
  • Currently, she is working on getting her play "Snow" on stage.
  • She is one of only two actors to guest star in every season, the other one being Lillian Hurst.
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