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Overview (2)

Born in London, England, UK
Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Maisie Richardson-Sellers (born 2 March 1992) is an English actress. She is known for her recurring role as Rebekah Mikaelson / Eva Sinclair on The CW series The Originals, as well as her starring roles as King Saul of Israel's daughter Michal in the ABC Biblical series Of Kings and Prophets and as Amaya Jiwe / Vixen and Charlie on The CW superhero series Legends of Tomorrow.

The daughter of Joy Richardson, Richardson-Sellers comes from a family of stage actors. In 2013, Richardson-Sellers graduated, with a degree in Archaeology and Anthropology, from University of Oxford, where she participated in and directed several plays, including Mephisto, Chatroom, and There Will Be Red.

After graduating university, she started auditioning and landed her first role in Star Wars sequel Star Wars: The Force Awakens, in the cameo role of Korr Sella.

After wrapping filming for her The Force Awakens role, Richardson-Sellers booked her second role as Rebekah Mikaelson in the CW series The Originals in 2014, where the character of Rebekah inhabits a different body after a spell gone wrong. Executive Producer Michael Narducci described her performance as having "an incredibly strong sparkle" and "there's a great beauty - not only with physical beauty but there's a great inner beauty - that comes up in her performance. There's also just this incredible strength."

In early March 2015, it was announced that Richardson-Sellers would play a starring role in Of Kings and Prophets, an ABC drama series that would be filmed in South Africa. In June 2016, it was reported that Richardson-Sellers would be playing Amaya Jiwe/Vixen on the second season of the CW series Legends of Tomorrow, who is the grandmother of the titular character in the CW Seed animated series Vixen. Her mother, actress Joy Richardson, guest starred as a distant ancestor of Richardson-Sellers' character on two episodes, "Zari" and "No Country for Old Dads".

- IMDb Mini Biography By: ahmetkozan

Trivia (5)

Actress best known for her starring role as Rebekah Mikaelson on The CW's The Originals. She is also notable for her portrayal of Korr Sella in the 2015 feature film Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Her other credits include Legends of Tomorrow and Of Kings and Prophets.
The daughter of theatre actors, she grew up in England and acted in numerous stage plays during her youth.
Before launching her screen acting career, she earned degrees in Anthropology and Archaeology from the University of Oxford.
She and Joseph Morgan are both known for their work in The Originals.
In 2015, she went into production for the upcoming ABC series Of Kings And Prophets.

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