Character

Tahani

Played by Jameela Jamil

Actor Bio

Jameela Jamil stars as Tahani on NBC's new comedy "The Good Place."  

Jamil is an English-born actress, writer, DJ, entrepreneur, model and radio host. While in the U.K., she began her career presenting on the E4 Music Zone where she immediately caught the attention of viewers and producers alike.

In 2009, she joined the British breakfast TV program "Freshly Squeezed" and went on to become a favorite weekend and weekday morning personality. In 2010, she got her first solo presenting role on the music show "KoKo Pop," which quickly became a massive hit with viewers. Two years later, she fronted E4's cult series "Playing It Straight" and subsequently served as a longtime host of some of the country's biggest programs, including BBC Radio 1's "The Official Chart Show," where she was the first female presenter to host in 2013.

In addition to her broadcast work, Jamil has also fronted a TV ad campaign for Maybelline and has done numerous fashion shoots with several magazines, including America, U.K. Vogue, InStyle and Esquire. After much success in the fashion industry, she launched her own clothing line, JAM by Jameela Jamil.

Jamil has also written for various publications and was nominated for columnist of the year at both the PPA Awards and the BSME Awards for her monthly column in Company magazine.

In her free time, Jamil loves to DJ at major events and parties all across the world.

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