Parminder Kaur Nagra (born 5 October 1975) is a British film and television actress, known for playing Jess in the 2002 film Bend It Like Beckham, Dr. Neela Rasgotra in the NBC medical drama ER from 2003 to 2009 and Dr. Lucy Banerjee in the short-lived Fox science fiction drama...Wikipedia
Born: 5th October, 1975, Leicester, Leicestershire
Height: 5' 3" (160 cm)
Claim to Fame: Bend It Like Beckham, E.R.
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Parminder Nagra spent March 28th saying goodbye to the place that she has called home for the past five years — ER. The show held its series finale party at Social Hollywood over the weekend and Parminder (pictured at the event), 33, was eager to chat about her time on the show — as well as the baby she and husband James Stenson are expecting in late May/early June! The actress shared that as far as cravings go, at the beginning of her pregnancy she wanted “frosted flakes and things like filet of fish, which I don’t even really eat.” However,... Read More
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In London there was an article about all these girls bending it like Beckham, and in India there`s this big wave of girls playing football. Wow! I can`t believe a movie`s done this!
I was worried people would laugh at me when I started to talk the language, but they were just pleasantly surprised that I could. The sense of humour here is great - once I could have a giggle, I settled down.
She speaks fluent Punjabi.
In Bend It Like Beckham (2002), her character Jess' scar was actually not part of the original script. It was added in based on a real scar Nagra has on her leg. Her pants caught fire when she was young, she was placed in a tub of water so the fabric stuck to the skin. When the fabric was removed it pulled a great deal of skin with it, causing the scarring.