Who is Aahoo Jahansouz Shahi? The entertainment and acting world knows her as Sarah Shahi, she is an American-born actress of Spanish and Iranian descent. A former NFL Cheerleader, Shahi was named #90 on the Maxim magazine "Hot 100 of 2005" list; she moved up to #66 in 2006. She also ranked Rank No. 5 on the AfterEllen.com hot list in 2007. She is probably best known for starring in The L Word as Carmen de la Pica Morales and Life as Detective Dani Reese. She is currently starring as Kate Reed in the 2011 legal drama Fairly Legal on the USA Network.