Medalion Rahimi - Biography

Medalion Rahimi was born in Los Angeles, California. She is a first generation Iranian-American with Russian ancestry. Medalion began modeling at the age of four, but begged her mother to stop taking her to castings and instead enroll her in dance classes and in the performing arts. She began playing the piano and started acting in theatre. In 2005, at the age of twelve she landed the role of Cha Cha de Gregorio in the Showboat Theater Company's production of "Grease: The Musical". She went on to land roles in plays like Elmer Rice's "Street Scene" (2009) and "Working" (2010), based on the book by Studs Terkel.

After graduating from high school, she attended the University of California, Los Angeles majoring in theatre with a minor in English. While at university, she appeared in a production of "Medea" (2011) as well as landing the female lead in the student-written play "Georgie Peorgie" (2012). While still in school, she booked her first television role on Esprits criminels: Final Shot (2013), which lead to guest stars on other television series such as NCIS: Enquêtes spéciales: The Admiral's Daughter (2014), ABC Family's Mystery Girls: Pilot (2014), and New Girl: The Last Wedding (2014). She is best known for her roles in Misogynist (2013), Criticsized (2015), and Extraction (2015).