Mina Badie - born Mina Badiyi - is an American actress who portrays Assistant US Attorney Jane Powell in ABC's Scandal.

Personal Background

She is the daughter of Reza Badiyi and actress/screenwriter Barbara Turner.

Mina studied acting at Oxford's British American Drama Academy.

Career Background

TV Roles

  • Rebecca Wease on The Eleventh Hour (2009)
  • Nurse Polly Leonard '63 on Cold Case (2007)
  • Susan White on The Closer (2007)

Film Roles

  • Peggy in Greenberg (2010)
  • Donna in Roger Dodger (2002)
  • Betty the Waitress in Road to Perdition (2002)
  • Monica Rose in The Anniversary Party (2001)


  • She is the younger half-sister of Jennifer Jason Leigh and Carrie Ann Morrow; and the older half-sister of Alexis and Tashi Badiyi.
  • Her step-mother is Tara Harley.