(written from a Production point of view)
Sonia Parikh is an actress who appeared as a linguistic student in the Star Trek: Enterprise pilot episode "Broken Bow". She received no credit for this appearance and was identified by the call sheet for this day. Parikh filmed her scene on location in Malibu on 19 June 2001.
Parikh earned her BA in Theater Arts from the San Diego State University and studied acting under coaches Rhonda Richards, Dr. Peter Larlham, and Randy Reinholz. She performed in stage plays such as Domestic Violence, MacBeth, and Dangerous Liaisons as well as in several student and independent films including Missing, Indians Waiting, My Models, A Distant Relative, The Painter, and Shade of Grey.
She appeared in episodes of The Young and the Restless and Boston Public (starring Jeri Ryan) and in the comedy Sorority Boys (2002, with Dublin James, Christopher Leps, Monica Staggs, Mark Metcalf, and Bruce French).