Maddison Jaizani

Maddison Jaizani is a British-Iranian[1] actress and model. She is known for portraying Sophie de Clermont on the Canal+ television series Versailles, Odessa in the AMC series Into the Badlands, and Bess Marvin in the CW series Nancy Drew.

Maddison Jaizani
OccupationActress, model
Years active2014–present

Early lifeEdit

Jaizani is British-Iranian.[1] She lived in Manchester and graduated with a national extended diploma in performing arts from Bury College.[citation needed]


Jaizani's television debut was portraying teenage Leila in the 2014 episode "State of Emergency" of Tyrant.[2] Jaizani starred as Sophie in the television series Versailles from 2015 to 2018,[3][4][5] and played Odessa in the AMC series Into the Badlands in 2017.[2][6][7] In March 2019, Jaizani was cast as Bess in The CW mystery series Nancy Drew.[2]


Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2014 Tyrant Teenage Leila Episode: "State of Emergency"
2015–2018 Versailles Sophie de Clermont Main role
2017–2019 Into the Badlands Odessa Recurring role (seasons 2–3)
2019–present Nancy Drew Bess Marvin Main role


  1. ^ a b The CW Press. "Bess Marvin on Nancy Drew". The CW. Archived from the original on August 19, 2019. Retrieved August 19, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c Petski, Denise (March 7, 2019). "The CW's Nancy Drew Pilot Casts Maddison Jaizani & Alex Saxon". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 8, 2019.
  3. ^ Gove, Ed (21 April 2017). "Who's who in Versailles? A guide to the French court". Royal Television Society. Retrieved 20 December 2017.
  4. ^ Deen, Sarah (11 August 2016). "This is what the stars of BBC's Versailles look like when they're not in costume". Metro. Retrieved 19 December 2017.
  5. ^ Rees, Jasper (8 June 2016). "Versailles: episode 2 persists with its delusions of grandeur". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 19 December 2017.
  6. ^ Lane, Carly (24 April 2017). "Into the Badlands finally reunites old friends—at a cost". Syfy. Retrieved 20 December 2017 – via
  7. ^ Liszewski, Bridget (20 April 2017). "Into the Badlands Exclusive: Tilda and Odessa Discuss The Widow". Retrieved 20 December 2017.

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