Olivia Charity

Played by Arielle Kebbel

Actor Bio

Arielle Kebbel stars as Olivia Charity on NBC's supernatural thriller "Midnight, Texas."

Olivia is an assassin trained in hand-to-hand combat and has a weapon for every occasion. She has a passionate and deeply emotional connection to her husband, and resident vampire, Lemuel Bridger.

Kebbel previously starred opposite Dwayne Johnson on HBO's hit series "Ballers" and is perhaps most familiar to audiences from her role on the CW's "The Vampire Diaries," where she played the charismatic and wise-beyond-her-300-years Lexi Branson. Kebbel also hosted the CW's "The Vampire Diaries, Rehash," an interactive weekly recap of the show. Other television credits include recurring roles on "True Blood," "Life Unexpected," "Grounded for Life," "Gilmore Girls," and, most recently, breakout appearances on "UnREAL," "The League" and "The Grinder."

On the big screen, Kebbel appeared in the Universal Pictures franchise "Fifty Shades Freed" as Gia Matteo, one of Christian Grey's (Jamie Dornan) former flames. Kebbel has starred in a number of films that made their debuts at prestigious film festivals, such as 2011's "Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best," directed by Ryan O'Nan, which premiered at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival; "I Melt with You," starring Rob Lowe and Jeremy Piven, which premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival; and "Supporting Characters," directed by Daniel Schecter and starring Lena Dunham, which premiered at the 2012 Tribeca International Film Festival. Other film credits include "John Tucker Must Die," "The Uninvited," "The Grudge 2" and "Think Like a Man."

Kebbel currently resides in Los Angeles.

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