Sarah Shahi - American television actress

Sarah Shahi Persian is an American television actress and former NFL Cheerleader. She played Kate Reed in the USA legal drama Fairly Legal from 2011-2012 and currently stars as Samantha Shaw on the CBS crime drama Person of Interest. She has also appeared in supporting roles in The L Word and Life.
















































In October 2009, Shahi landed the lead role in the USA Network pilot, Facing Kate. Shahi began filming in November 2009. The show follows the life of Kate Reed, a legal mediator who is frustrated with the bureaucracy and injustice she witnesses in the legal system. The series title was later changed to Fairly Legal. The show was cancelled after two seasons in November 2012.

Shahi was cast as a recurring love interest for Taylor Kinney's character Lt. Kelly Severide on NBC's show Chicago Fire in October, 2012. She was also cast as the possibly recurring character of Sam Shaw on Person of Interest. She was featured in the sixteenth episode of the second season, "Relevance", which aired in February 2013.In May, 2013 CBS President Nina Tassler announced that Shahi would be added as a series regular for its third season.