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Veena Sood 2
Veena Sood
Portrayed Joan Leyte
Biographical Information
Birthdate November 21[1]
Birthplace Nairobi, Kenya

Veena Sood portrayed Caprican Secretary of Defense Joan Leyte in the "Pilot" episode.


Veena Sood was born in Nairobi, Kenya. She is an award-winning actress of Indian descent, and is internationally recognized for her versatility in both comedy and drama. She has a theatre degree in Drama and went on to co-found "The Loose Moose Theatre Company" with Improv master Keith Johnstone.[2]

Updated May 18, 2019

Crossover Credits[]

Sood played a Quorum Delegate on the Quorum of Twelve in four Battlestar Galactica episodes: A Disquiet Follows My Soul, The Oath and Blood on the Scales (2009); and Sine Qua Non (2008).

External Link[]

Veena Sood's official website


  1. Veena Sood on the Stargate Fandom Wikia. Retrieved on May 18, 2019.
  2. Veena Sood on the Internet Movie Database. Retrieved on October 10, 2017.