Idara Victor | Biography

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  • Full Name Idara Victor
  • Occupation Actress
  • Nationality Nigerian-American
  • Birthplace Brooklyn, New York, USA
  • Birth Date 7 December (Exact birthdate not disclosed)
Nigerian-American Stage, Film, and Television Actress

Idara Victor | Biography

She will appear in the HBO Series 'The Minx'

In 2013, Victor appeared on stage with the lead cast of the 2012 film 'Les Misérables' at the Oscars (85th annual 'Academy Awards'), hosted by Seth MacFarlane.

Idara Victor is an actress well known for her lead roles in Turn: Washington's Spies and Rizzoli & Isles.

Who is Idara Victor?

Idara Victor is a Nigerian-American stage, film, and television actress. She made her film debut in the indie film Not Just Yet (2004), and her first television appearance was in the TV series Starved (2005), opposite Sterling K. Brown. She later appeared in notable the television shows Law & Order, Law & Order: SVU, All My Children, and How to Make It in America. 

Victor also had guest roles in the soap opera Guiding Light and TV show Prime Suspect. However, after relocating to Los Angeles, she landed major roles in hit television shows such as Mad Men, Private Practice, Grey's Anatomy, and Castle. She also had recurring and lead roles in several television shows, including The Young and the Restless, Unicorn Plan-It, Vegas (three episodes in 2013), and Issa Rae's The Choir (8 episodes in 2013). 

From August 2014 to September 2016, her most notable role was as Nina Holiday, a crime scene investigator and IT technician for the Boston Police Department, in the US crime series Rizzoli & Isles. Victor also joined the season 6 regular cast as a replacement for the late Lee Thompson Young.

In 2013, she appeared on stage with the lead cast of the 2012 film Les Misérables at the Oscars (85th annual 'Academy Awards'), hosted by Seth MacFarlane.

Victor also had a recurring role in the AMC drama Turn: Washington's Spies from 2014 to 2017. She then appeared in the 2016 productions Pure Genius and An American Girl Story. She was also cast in the movie Alita: Battle Angel, opposite Christoph Waltz in 2019. In the same year, the actress had a recurring role in the TV series, Shameless.

Age & Early Life

Idara Victor was born on 7 December in Brooklyn, New York. However, her exact birth year remains undisclosed. She was born to her mother, Barbara, and her father, Stan Victor.

She began dancing and playing the piano at eight. That led to her singing her first opera aria at 15 in a state competition and exhibition. 

Victor won the Miss New York Junior Teen pageant when she was 13 years old. She was found by an agent at a fashion show commitment and pushed into a modeling career, but she chose to be an actress.

She was accepted into the undergrad program at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business, studying entrepreneurial management and marketing. Victor produced plays in parks around Philadelphia with friends and studied acting privately, attending to a few professional auditions and booking work while she was on summer breaks.

Where is Idara Victor Now?

Victor has been cast as Tina in the HBO Max series Minx, an American comedy streaming television series. According to IMDb, the project is under filming as of November 2021. It is created and written by Ellen Rapoport. The show also includes notable stars like Ophelia Lovibond, Jake Johnson, Oscar Montoya, Jessica Lowe, Lennon Parham, and Michael Angarano.

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