Quantico fans get really to learn more about twins Nimah and Raina Amin. Showrunner Josh Safran told TVLine that the characters are “based on a KGB tactic that was used during the Cold War as a way to … Um, I actually don’t want to say any more, because I was about to give it away! But you will discover why they were recruited, and it is very integral to the plot.” If Safran won’t dish about the fictional characters, we’ll tell you about the actress who plays them.
Nimah and Raina are portrayed by Yasmine Al Massri. She was born in Lebannon to a Palestinian father and an Egyptian mother. She graduated from the prestigious L’Ecole des Beaux Arts de Paris and then joined the Thouraya Baghdadi’s dance company in Paris. As an actress, she’s starred in a number of foreign films including Caramel and The Last Friday. Americans will recognize her from the TV series Crossbones starring John Malkovich. Quantico airs Sundays at 10pm on ABC.