Angel Desai is an American stage, screen, and television actress.
Desai was born in Philadelphia but grew up in Binghamton, NY. Her parents are physicians. She cultivated an early interest in performance and was active in the musical and acting life of her schools. She studied at NYU's prestigious Graduate Acting Program, where she earned her MFA.
Desai has extensive Off-Broadway credits, including the 2003 production of The Winter's Tale, playing opposite David Strathairn , and the 2008 presentation of The Tempest, starring Mandy Patinkin.
Her Broadway debut was playing Marta in the Tony Award winning 2006 revival of Stephen Sondheim's Company, in which her rendition of the show-stopping "Another Hundred People" met with critical praise.
The 2001 comedy Black Knight starring Martin Lawrence was Desai's debut in film. She has since had supporting roles in such films as Heights and The War Within.
Desai has also worked extensively in television, including recurring roles in The Education of Max Bickford,Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Kings, Dollhouse, The Event, and Damages.
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