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Natasha Alam
Born Natalia Anatolievna Shimanchuk
March 10, 1983
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Occupation Actress/Model
Years active 2002–present


Natasha Alam is a Uzbekistani-American actress and model currently living in Los Angeles. In 1996, Natasha met Amir Ebrahim Pahlavi Alam, who is the grandson of the former Shah of Iran. The couple married in New York in 1998 and divorced in 2005. Television shows she has guest or co-starred in include CSI, NYPD Blue, Nip/Tuck, The Unit, Entourage and "American Heiress". She also played the recurring role of 'Ava', a Forrester model, in The Bold and the Beautiful from 2004 to 2007. Films she has appeared in include the 2007 horror Shadow Puppets and the 2008 comedy The Women. In 2010, she appears in the third season of True Blood as Yvetta, an exotic dancer at Fangtasia. Alam gave birth to her daughter Valentina Campana in 2009.
Alam's modeling career has included photoshoots for Maxim and Playboy.