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07/26/2013 03:23 pm ET | Updated Sep 25, 2013

Parminder Kaur Nagra Joins 'The Blacklist'

James Spader is getting more company on NBC's promising thriller The Blacklist.

Parminder Kaur Nagra is joining the show as a series regular, playing FBI agent Margot Malik. The ER, Bend It Like Beckham and Alcatraz actress will play an experienced agent who mentors rookie Liz (Megan Boone). She's described as a "brash, funny and overt" with a husband and two young kids. She "would rather be smart than pretty and her confidence is exactly why men love her and women adore her."

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