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Big Head want Dolly 12-05-2017 08:48 AM

Jenny/Sarah Shahi Appreciation #1 ~ She's only in it for the dog!
Welcome to the Jenny/Sarah Shahi Appreciation Thread!

Character Facts

Jenny is a 20 year old woman who worked with Will Tippin at his newspaper job. She and Will had been in a relationship for a year before Will broke up with her after being kidnapped by Jack Bristow. She got angry and quit being Will's assistant.

Season(s): 1
First Episode: So It Begins
Last Episode: Page 47
Status: Alive
Affiliation(s): Los Angeles Newspaper
Portrayed by: Sarah Shahi

Sarah Shahi Facts

Mini Bio: Sarah Shahi was born on January 10, 1980 as Aahoo Jahansouz in Euless, Texas, to an Iranian father and Spanish mother. She is a former NFL cheerleader and a descendant of a 19th-century Persian Shah. She attended Trinity High School and Dallas Southern Methodist University, studied opera and majored in English. As a teenager, she won several beauty contests, and took first place in the Miss Fort Worth USA pageant in 1997. She joined the Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders and was part of the 1999-2000 squad. While working as an extra on the set of Dr. T & the Women (2000), she met director Robert Altman, who encouraged her to move to Hollywood to pursue a career as an actress.
She is best-known for her role as the Mexican-American DJ "Carmen de la Pica Morales" in the Showtime series, "The L Word" (2004), which she joined in its second season and for her portrayal of ISA agent Sameen Shaw on the sci-fi TV show "Person of Interest" (2011). Shahi gave birth to her 1st son, William Wolf in 2009 and to twins (her 2nd son & 1st daughter) Knox Blue and Violet Moon in 2015.

  • Sarah was captain of her High School volleyball team
  • She adopted the name "Sarah" from the song by Irish Rock band Thin Lizzy
  • Played the first ever ghost seen on the series ''Supernatural''
  • Attended Southern Methodist University
  • Has an older brother, Cyrus, and a younger sister, Samantha Shahi
  • Sarah speaks English, Farsi and some Spanish
  • Sarah has a brown belt in karate

Recent Projects
  • 2018- Reverie (TV Series) - Mara Kint
  • 2017 Hangman - Captain Lisa Watson
  • 2016 Drew (TV Movie) - Nancy Drew
  • 2012-2016 Person of Interest (TV Series)- Sameen Shaw
  • 2012 Bullet to the Head - Lisa
  • 2012-2013 Chicago Fire (TV Series) - Renée Royce
  • 2011 I Don't Know How She Does It - Janine LoPietro
  • 2011-2012 Fairly Legal (TV Series) - Kate Reed
  • 2010 Psych (TV Series) - Ruby
  • 2007-2009 Life (TV Series) - Dani Reese
  • 2005-2009 The L Word (TV Series) - Carmen de la Pica Morales

Previous Threads


Sarah's Twitter account
Sarah's Instagram account
Sarah's Facebook page
Sarah Shahi - IMDb
Sarah Shahi Fanpage

Have fun!:wave:

Big Head want Dolly 12-05-2017 08:53 AM

And to get us started:wiggle::lol::

Since you've seen S3 you can watch/read this now... Sarah explains the "not having to audition for POI because of Alias" thing:lol::

'Person of Interest' Interview: Amy Acker and Sarah Shahi on Their Expanded Roles in Season 3


sarahshahi #tbt to shooting LIFE, and to the chimp that ignited my motherly instincts . #seriously this is what started it all!! We were told not to interact with her. She was shy. Not completely comfortable w people. She jumped in my arms and it was over..thx for picking me #susie . Lolol...

Devil's Cry 12-05-2017 12:39 PM

Thanks T! :lol: :D So glad you put the smiling one in there. :love:

I'll give that a read. :nod:

Big Head want Dolly 12-06-2017 09:30 AM

No problem:hug: Thanks, that's good - I really like this one, too!:sigh::D

They use the wrong name for her character... and a lot of the interview makes me laugh now that I've seen the whole show:lmao:

Devil's Cry 12-06-2017 11:38 AM

Wow, basic research. :lol:

Big Head want Dolly 12-08-2017 05:17 AM

The Samantha/Sameen stuff is apparently at least partly CBS's fault: they used the wrong name in one of their press releases and everyone just copied it from then on...:rolleyes:

:wiggle::lol:: sarahshahi #tbt to #chrismessina and I rehearsing on the streets of Ny... *✈️ I’m not a cop but I really wanted to use this emoji #kedsalways

Devil's Cry 12-08-2017 11:51 AM

:lol: I guess that’s more understandable, then. :nod:

Or it was an intentional confusion mechanic. ;)

Big Head want Dolly 12-09-2017 06:44 AM


How is you S4 watch going? Did you have time to start yet?:wiggle:

:thumbs_up:: B] sendhil_rama[/B] @sarahshahi , our B camera operator Mark, and director Ken Fink on set today. #Reverie #NBC

Devil's Cry 12-09-2017 07:07 AM

I didn’t. :lol:

Great shot though. :sigh:

Big Head want Dolly 12-10-2017 12:36 AM



Devil's Cry 12-10-2017 11:17 AM

:eek: I'm sorry, Shaw! :gone:

Big Head want Dolly 12-11-2017 04:18 AM



Devil's Cry 12-11-2017 11:44 AM

I’m walking around with Bear and a steak, just in case. :lol:


Big Head want Dolly 12-12-2017 07:52 AM

Sounds good:nod::lol:

Devil's Cry 12-12-2017 01:19 PM

:lol: who’s calling her when she’s with Bear? :P

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