Zadegan is of Iranian origin. She was born in Heidelberg, Germany on June 20, 1982 and raised in San Francisco, California. She attended Moreau Catholic High School in Hayward. She later graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a BA degree in Literature.\n', 'She also studied at the Sorbonne University in Paris.\n', '
Necar Zadegan is best known for her role as Dalia Hassan in the Fox TV series, 24 for Season 8. Her star level turn in the series earned her reviews: "Breakout star of the season," "Absolutely amazing," "Necar Zadegan makes the scene here, with her boiling hatred for Suberov contained, but visible," "special mention should go to the quality of acting overall, in particular Cherry Jones, Necar Zadegan and Mary Lynn Rajskub, who all produced some emotional and heavy scenes."\n', "
In 2009, Zadegan originated the role of the Leper in Rajiv Joseph's Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, which moved to Broadway in 2011.\n", '