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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Officer Katriona "Kat" Azar Tamin

Played by Jamie Gray Hyder

Actor Bio

Jamie Gray Hyder stars as Officer Kat Azar Tamin on NBC's critically acclaimed series "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," now in its 22nd season and the longest-running primetime drama series in television history. 

Born and raised in Washington, D.C., Hyder studied acting at the University of Georgia where she received her B.A. in theater and film studies. A classically trained singer and actress, her television work has included such shows as "True Blood," "Graceland," "The Last Ship," "Rizzoli & Isles" and "Chicago Med."

In the video game world, Hyder was best known for her groundbreaking role as "Call of Duty's" first female lead, Lt. Nora Salter in "Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare." She has also starred in "Killzone: Shadow Fall" and "Need for Speed: Heat."

Hyder is a dedicated supporter of veterans and armed forces, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and works closely with the Call of Duty Endowment (CODE).

Follow Hyder on Twitter at @jghyder and Instagram at @jghyder.

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