Navi Rawat

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Navi Rawat
Born Navlata Rawat[citation needed]
(1977-06-05) June 5, 1977 (age 41)
Malibu, California, U.S.
Years active 2000–2013
Brawley Nolte (m. 2012)

Navi Rawat (born Navlata Rawat; June 5, 1977) is a retired American television actress, known for her roles as Theresa Diaz on the drama series The O.C. and math prodigy Amita Ramanujan on the drama series Numb3rs.

Early life

Rawat was born in Malibu, California, to an Indian father, Rajaji Rawat, and a German mother, Claudia, née Littmann, the daughter of the President of Police (Polizeipräsident) of Frankfurt am Main, Gerhard Littmann.[1][original research?] She was raised in Miami, Florida. She attended Miami Country Day School[2][3] and is a graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.[4]


In television, Rawat is best known for her roles as Theresa Diaz on the drama The O.C. and math prodigy Amita Ramanujan on Numb3rs. She had a guest role as Melanie in the first season of 24. Her work in film includes the sci-fi Thoughtcrimes (2003), the Project Greenlight film Feast (2005), and the independent romantic comedy Loveless in Los Angeles (2006). She has also had many smaller roles including playing Dana, a psychotic vampire slayer, in an episode of Angel and portrayed Nat Raiden on the episode "Asslane" of the short-lived action TV show, Fastlane on Fox. She played a recurring role in the USA Network series Burn Notice's fourth season.[2]

Currently, she is the spokeswoman for Moen faucets and narrates many of their commercials.[5]

Personal life

Rawat married actor Brawley Nolte in September 2012 on the island of Tahiti.[6]


Year Title Role Episodes
2000 Popular Teen Girl #5 Episode: "Booty Camp"
2001 Jack the Dog Ruby
2001 The Princess and the Marine Sabika Television film
2002 Roswell Shelby Episode: "Samuel Rising"
2002 24 Melanie 6 episodes
2002 Dancing at the Harvest Moon Jennifer Television film
2003 The Street Lawyer Sofia Television film
2003 Fastlane Natalie "Nat" Raiden Episode: "Asslane"
2003 Thoughtcrimes Freya McAllister Television film
2003 House of Sand and Fog Soraya Behrani
2003–2006 The O.C. Theresa Diaz 13 episodes
2004 Angel Dana Episode: "Damage"
2004 Without a Trace Ms. Tompkeller Episode: "Light Years"
2005–2010 Numb3rs Amita Ramanujan 99 episodes
2005 Tom 51 Chandi Azu
2005 The Adventures of Big Handsome Guy and His Little Friend Ethnic Woman
2005 Project Greenlight Herself Season 3
2005 Feast Heroine
2007 Undead or Alive Sue
2007 Loveless in Los Angeles Gwen
2007 Ocean of Pearls Smita Sethi
2009 Tom Cool Chandi Azu
2009 Inside the Box Tanya Television film
2009 FlashForward Maya Episode: "Gimme Some Truth"
2010 Castle Rachel Walters Episode: "Wrapped Up in Death"
2010 Burn Notice Kendra 3 episodes
2012 Lauren Capt. Masters 2 episodes[7][8]
2012 The Collection Lisa
2012 Grey's Anatomy Heidi Episode: "Walking on a Dream"
2013 Justified Gina Episode: "This Bird Has Flown"
2014 The Lachrymist Savitri Parwana-Lewis Short film


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-08-14. Retrieved 2014-03-31.
  2. ^ a b "Keck's Exclusives: Numb3rs Vet Navi Rawat Gets Burned - Today's News: Our Take". 2010-06-10. Retrieved 2010-11-08.
  3. ^ Kamath, Deepa (April 4, 2005). "The Many Faces of Navi Rawat". Nirali Magazine. Retrieved October 23, 2009.
  4. ^ MILLS, NANCY (January 2, 2005). "THE HEAT IS ON... Ten talented young actors take a shot at stardom". New York Daily News. p. 2.
  5. ^ "Who's Voice is That?".
  6. ^ "Exclusive: Numbers Star Navi Rawat Marries Nick Nolte's Son, Brawley!". Life&Style. August 29, 2012. Retrieved September 10, 2012.
  7. ^ "Lauren, Episode 2". WIGS, Youtube. 15 August 2012. Retrieved 10 November 2012.
  8. ^ "Lauren, Episode 3". WIGS, Youtube. 15 August 2012. Retrieved 10 November 2012.

External links

  • Navi Rawat on IMDb
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