Sheila Vand is an American actress. She first appeared in an episode of the TV series Life in 2007. That same year, she starred as Courtney in the web series Prom Queen. She later made her film debut in Peter and the Mischievous Hanky. In the 2010s, she appeared in some low-budget movies, as well as landed one-time roles in the TV shows NYC 22, Cult, and The Red Tent. She next joined the main cast of the NBC series State of Affairs as Maureen James. In 2017, she played Nilaa Mizrani in the 24 spin-off show 24: Legacy. She next guest-starred in the Netflix series The OA. She’ll star in the upcoming TNT show Snowpiercer. In the movies, she’s had roles in Argo, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, and Viper Club. She also recently played Lauren Yates in the movie Triple Frontier.