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Anya Monzikova (Russian: А́нна Геннадиевна Мо́нзикова; born August 25, 1984 in Vologda, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union) is a Russian-American model and actress.


In 2006, she became a model on NBC’s hit game show, Deal or No Deal holding case #10. However, in the “Big Money Week” in season 1 she held case #19. She had the role until the end of the show in 2009.

In 2007, Anya played the angel character from the painting “The Wounded Angel” in the music video Amaranth, the second single from Dark Passion Play, the album from the Finnish metal band Nightwish. She is also the model for the character Joanna Dark of the video game Perfect Dark Zero.

Anya is featured in a photo shoot in the August 2007 issue of Stuff magazine. She is also on the cover of Runway Magazine along with seven other Deal or No Deal models with a feature inside.

In 2008, she played Jessica Jaynes in the CSI: Crime Scene Investigation episode Drops’ Out.

She was also featured for television commercials for the product “Skinit”, a line of customizable phone covers. She appeared in the 2009 movie Surrogates, where she was credited as “Beautiful Woman”. She had a guest starring role, Ivana Alexandrovna, in Knight Rider. Anya played Rebeca in the 2010 film Iron Man 2.

In 2011, Anya played Sarah in the Syfy/The Asylum film Zombie Apocalypse. In 2012, she plays Elena Romanova in the ABC Family show Melissa and Joey. Shooting a comedic pilot called Nat & Olga, she plays the series lead of Nat.

In April, Anya played as a Guest Star, Darla Mckendrick, in the Cinemax series Femme Fatales.

She played a prostitute in episode 12 in season 2 of The Client List in 2013.

In 2018, she had a guest role, Irina Zemanova, in the S.W.A.T. episode “Source”, the 19th episode of the first season.

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