The actress will appear on the ABC drama's final eight episodes of the season
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Boniadi most recently played Nora — Barney Stinson's (Neil Patrick Harris) ex-girlfriend, and Robin Scherbatsky's (Cobie Smulders) co-worker at World Wide News — on CBS's “How I Met Your Mother.” She also appeared on the third season of Showtime's “Homeland” as FBI analyst Fara Sherazi.
Her other TV credits include Fox's “24,” NBC comedy “Best Friends Forever” and a two-year stint on ABC daytime soap, “General Hospital,” as Leyla Mir.
AKA Talent Agency, Jordan Lee Talent and Stone, Meyer, Genow, Smelkinson and Binder represent Boniadi.