|Date of Birth||June 29, 1977|
|Origin||London, England, United Kingdom|
Robinson was brought up in Thailand and Malaysia by a Burmese-Indian-Malay mother and an English father. She is a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles. She is the sister of British field botanist Dr. Alastair Robinson.
In 2006, she played a Bengali character called Moushumi Mazumdar in Mira Nair's acclaimed film The Namesake, based on the book of the same name. Robinson had a supporting role in the HBO series Rome, and played Eva Marquez, a NYPD detective, in the Fox television drama New Amsterdam.
Robinson joined the cast of Lost in 2009 during its fifth season, as recurring character Ilana, and was promoted to series regular for the sixth season. She was cast in the second season of Homeland in a recurring role as journalist and secret al-Qaeda operative Roya Hammad.
Gallery of behind the scenes stills released to promote the actor.