Greek and Egyptian descent but born in Canada; Athena Karkanis is an actress whose special field is voice-over acting. Athena has been in the acting industry since 2005. She is also a certified and well-recognized television and film actress. She is famous for her role as Grace Stone in the NBC/Netflix science fiction drama series, Manifest.
Name: Athena Karkanis
Date of birth: 7th September 1981
Age: 41 years
Net worth: $1 million
Father: Mr Karkanis
Early life and nationality
Lethbridge, a small town in Alberta, Canada was where Athena Karkanis was birthed. At McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, she read political science. Her dream was to be a lawyer initially but as time went by, plans changed and she toured the path of her dream of acting. In an interview she granted, she pointed out why she left the flourishing area of law and opted for the volatile world of acting, explaining: “When I was very young I was in lots of plays at school, but I never thought about acting seriously ‘til I was an undergraduate, planning for law school. When I got the opportunity to go to New York and study acting, I decided to put the idea to rest… Just to go there and get it out of my system. But something else happened. It just felt so right. I’ve never looked back.”
The actress made a prudent choice of chasing her dream of acting and it has paid off today. She has an outstanding 88 cinemology to her merit and many projects in the pipeline for her dear fans. The actress moved to settle in Brooklyn, New York. Athena pursued and perfected her acting at New York’s Circle in the Square theatre school. The actress surfaced in a one-woman theatre production where she was characterized in 40 different roles.
She has a robust appearance in sports aside from acting. Swimming, marathon running, triathlons and judo were the sports she participated in before acting. She is eloquent in Italian, Greek and German. She also read Arabic at a point in time in her life.
Date of birth and age
7th September 1981 is her date of birth and she is 41 years old.
The Canadian-born actress made her initial screen appearance in an episode of 1-800-Missing and aftermath had many guest casting and recursive characters on Canadian television shows in 2005. In Skyland, MetaJets and Total Drama: Revenge of the Island, she had regular characters. She lent her voice to Aviva Corcovado in Wild Kratts.
The actress moved on to Starr in episodes of the other series including “Kojak” and “Kevin Hill” with minor roles.
Ahead of landing her first recursive character, the actress lent her voices to animated characters comprising Harmony Bear in “The Care Bears Big Wish Movie”. The subsequent year, the beautiful talent starred in 26 episodes of the animated series “Skyland”, voicing the role of Diwan.
Beautiful Athena appeared in 13 episodes of “The Best Years” and for the first time appeared in the fourth chapter of the villainous horror saga “Saw”. The actress’s character as Agent Lindsay Perez won her so much admiration and grew her fan base. After two years, she came back in “Saw VI”. 2007 was a year of a bonanza for the actress.
When the way of her acting career was set straight before her, she never stopped working. She played agent Massi in “The Border”. She has had roles in the television series “Almost Heroes”, “Supernatural”, “InSecurity”, “Covert Affairs”, and “The Ron James Show”. She had expertise in television movies, she played characters in projects like “Love is Dead”, “Love is Dead” and “Secrets of Eden”.
The actress knew the best character she played was Grace Stone in “Manifest”. By far, Athena has starred in 33 episodes between 2018 and 2021 and she played a major role.
The manifold talented beautiful actress also narrates audiobooks and she has expertise in voice-over for videogames. Her versatile nature is what has held her down in the entertainment field. Athena can play all styles ranging from animated series to political series to hospital drama. She has outdone herself in this field.
As of 2022, the beautiful actress is worth about $1 million according to wikifeed.com
She largely earns through her various filming projects voice roles, television projects and many other profitable ventures.
The actress’s father’s name is Mr Karkanis, a businessman by profession and her mum is Mrs Karkanis a housewife. She only has one sibling who is currently not known.
5 feet 7 inches
57 kg or 125 lbs
Social media account
Instagram: @Athena Karkanis
Facebook: Athena Karkanis
Twitter: @Athena Karkanis
She currently lives in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. The actress’s marital status is currently single.