Join or Sign In

Sign in to customize your TV listings

Continue with Facebook Continue with email

By joining TV Guide, you agree to our Terms of Use and acknowledge the data practices in our Privacy Policy.

Angela Sarafyan Biography

Birth Place:
Yerevan, Armenia, Soviet Union

Fast Facts

  • Father is Grigor Sarafyan, an Armenian actor
  • Emigrated from Armenia to the United States at the age of 4
  • Studied ballet and classical piano while growing up
  • Appeared in Britney Spears' 2001 music video for her single "Stronger
  • " Began acting in guest and recurring roles in the early 2000s on TV series, including Judging Amy, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and The Shield
  • Featured in commercials for Coca-Cola, Cingular and Herbal Essences


  • 2016Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated