Azita Ghanizada is an American actress. She debuted in the 2004 short film A Kiss on the Nose. The following year, she had her first television role in an episode of The Closer. Her first starring role on TV was as Dr. Saira Batra in General Hospital: Night Shift. She later had guest parts in How I Met Your Mother, Entourage, Psych, and Ghost Whisperer. In the 2010s, her career in Hollywood took off with more roles. She starred as Rachel Pirzad in the TV series Alphas and had a role in the 2016 film Complete Unknown. She later appeared in some episodes of Good Trouble. The actress has also had performances in the films Our Friend and Killroy Was Here.