Sarayu Rao is an American actress. She is perhaps best known for her recurring role as Angela on the Fox sitcom Sons of Tucson, as well as Dr. Sydney Napur on David E. Kelley's Monday Mornings on TNT. She has also guest starred in a number of notable television series.
Rao's first notable acting role came in 2007 film Lions for Lambs, co-starring with Robert Redford, Tom Cruise, and Meryl Streep. She has had guest roles in numerous TV shows, such as Bones, The Big Bang Theory, HawthoRNe, and NCIS: Los Angeles. In 2010, she had a recurring role as Angela on the Fox sitcom Sons of Tucson; the show lasted one season. In 2012, Sarayu was cast as Dr. Sydney Napur, a series regular on David E. Kelley's medical drama Monday Mornings (TNT).
Rao attended West High School in Madison, Wisconsin. She earned her Master of Fine Arts degree in acting in 2005 from the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco, California.