Michaela McManus

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Michaela McManus
Born(1983-05-20) May 20, 1983 (age 29)
Warwick, Kent County, Rhode Island, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active2006-present
Spouse(s)Mike Daniels (2011-present)
 
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Michaela McManus
Born(1983-05-20) May 20, 1983 (age 29)
Warwick, Kent County, Rhode Island, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active2006-present
Spouse(s)Mike Daniels (2011-present)

Michaela McManus (born May 20, 1983) is an American actress, best known for her portrayals of Lindsey Strauss on the television series One Tree Hill and A.D.A. Kim Greylek on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. She recently starred as Tara on NBC series Awake.

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Biography

McManus, a Warwick, Rhode Island native, daughter of James "Jim" and Patricia McManus of Warwick, Kent County, Rhode Island, and niece of Sister Mary McManus, a nun,[1] graduated from Fordham University, attended NYU's graduate acting program before leaving to pursue her career in Los Angeles.[2] In 2008, she joined the cast of One Tree Hill during its fifth season, playing Lucas Scott's (Chad Michael Murray) love interest, Lindsey Strauss.

After completing her work on One Tree Hill she booked a guest role on the fifth season of CSI: NY.[3] She was subsequently announced as joining the cast of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Assistant District Attorney Kim Greylek, beginning with its tenth season premiere.[4] She was abruptly written out of SVU in the Season 10 episode "Lead", in which ADA Alexandra Cabot returned. However, McManus continued to be credited in the main titles for the rest of the season. It was later confirmed by the producers that McManus would not be returning to the show.[5] Since then, she has had guest roles in prime time shows Castle, CSI: Miami, The Vampire Diaries, Hawaii Five-0, and other films and/or television shows. She also recently appeared in the music video 'Glad You Came' by The Wanted.

Filmography

Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
2006Cosa BellaBartender's WifeShort film
2006Beautiful Lie, TheThe Beautiful LieShort film
2007I Graduated, But...Short film
2009You Don't Have to Love MeGirlfriendShort film
2010CaféMovie Woman
2011About FiftyAlix
2012Funeral KingsPatricia GilmourPost-production
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
2008One Tree HillLindsey Strauss17 episodes
2008CSI: NYSusan MontgomeryEpisode: "Turbulence"
2008–2009Law & Order: Special Victims UnitA.D.A. Kim Greylek13 episodes
2009CastleScarlett PriceEpisode: "Love Me Dead"
2009CSI: MiamiCaroline BerstonEpisode: "Kill Clause"
2010NomadsDonnaTV movie
2010–2011Vampire Diaries, TheThe Vampire DiariesJules6 episodes
2012AwakeTaraEpisode: "Pilot", "Guilty"
2012Necessary RoughnessReporterEpisode: "A Load of Bull"

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