Played by Athena Karkanis
Athena Karkanis stars as Grace Stone on NBC's "Manifest," now in its second season.
After reuniting with her husband and son five years after they were presumed dead, Grace must now navigate the joys and dangers of their new lives, along with a highly scrutinized new pregnancy.
Karkanis co-starred on Netflix's "House of Cards," Timothy Sexton's "The Lottery" for Lifetime and AMC's "Low Winter Sun," opposite Mark Strong. She also had recurring arcs on CBS' "Zoo" and opposite Thomas Jane on SyFy's "The Expanse."
Karkanis is well known in her native Canada for her roles as the wunderkind language specialist on the award-winning CBC drama "The Border," the fastidious object of affection on the quirky comedy "Almost Heroes" and the spoiled child star-turned-Ivy Leaguer on the popular dramedy "The Best Years." Other television appearances include "Supernatural," "The Firm," "Lost Girl," "Covert Affairs," "Murdoch Mysteries," "Republic of Doyle," "The Listener" and "Transporter."
Horror fans recognize her from George Romero's "Survival of the Dead" and her recurring role in the "Saw" franchise.
Karkanis' voice can be heard in countless cartoons and video games. She is classically trained in theater and has appeared on stages in New York, Toronto, Montreal and regionally in the United States and Canada.
Karkanis has a degree in political science from McGill University, speaks seven languages, has traveled the world, studies belly dance and runs marathons.