Stella Maeve

Stella Maeve (born (1989-11-14)November 14, 1989) is an American film and television actress. Best known for her role as Julia Wicker in The Magicians, and as Nadia in Chicago P.D.[2][better source needed]

Stella Maeve
Born (1989-11-14) November 14, 1989 (age 31)
New York City, U.S.
Years active2005–present
Partner(s)Benjamin Wadsworth (2019–present)[1]

Early lifeEdit

Maeve was born in New York City. She is Native American.[3] When asked for further details on her Instagram photo, Maeve answered that she was "Blackfoot and Cherokee."[4]


Maeve's first feature film role was in the comedy-drama Transamerica (2005), and she has since acted in the comedy Harold (2008), and in the crime drama Brooklyn's Finest (2009). She has made appearances on multiple television series, including recurring roles on Gossip Girl (2008–09), and House (2010–11). She played Sandy West in the film The Runaways (2010), a drama about the 1970s all-girl rock band of the same name, alongside Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning.

In 2013, she was cast as the younger sister of Det. Walter Clark (Theo James) in CBS's crime drama television series Golden Boy.[5] In January 2014, Maeve began appearing on Chicago P.D. as Nadia.[6] Her character was killed off on a Chicago P.D. episode titled "The Number of Rats", during a crossover event with Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Chicago Fire.[7]

In 2014 she appeared in the music video "Figure it out" by Royal Blood. Since 2015, she has starred as Julia Wicker in the Syfy TV series The Magicians. In 2019, Stella appeared in an episode of the hit CBS drama (and NYC-based and filmed) God Friended Me.

Personal lifeEdit

In an April 2019 post to Reddit, Maeve confirmed that she is engaged to Deadly Class actor Benjamin Wadsworth. In August 2019, Maeve and Wadsworth revealed via social media that they were expecting their first child together, a girl. Their daughter was born on January 29, 2020.[1]



Year Title Role Notes
2005 Liminality Kat Short film
2005 Transamerica Taylor
2006 Euthanasia Becky Short film
2007 Remember the Daze Lighty
2008 Harold Shelly Clemens
2009 Brooklyn's Finest Cynthia
2009 Asylum Seekers Alice
2010 The Runaways Sandy West
2012 Cloned: The Recreator Chronicles Tracy Bernstein / Tracy 2
2012 Starlet Melissa
2013 All Together Now Rachel
2014 Buttwhistle Missy Blancmange
2014 The Park Bench Maribel
2015 Dark Summer Abby Feller
2015 Flipped Nicole Diamond Also Stunt
2016 Long Nights Short Mornings Lily
2017 Take the 10 Brooke


Year Title Role Notes
2005 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Sylvie Skoller / Gloria Barton Episodes: "No Exit", "False-Hearted Judges"
2005 Law & Order Alexis Henderson Episode: "Acid"
2006 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Leslie Sweeney Episode: "Influence"
2007 The Bronx Is Burning Joanne Lomino Episode: "The Straw"
2008–09 Gossip Girl Emma Boardman Episodes: "There Might be Blood", "The Goodbye Gossip Girl"
2009 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Marnie Bennett Episode: "Ghost Town"
2009 Accused at 17 Sarah Patterson Television film
2010 My Super Psycho Sweet 16: Part 2 Zoe Chandler Television film
2010–11 House Kenzie 2 episodes
2010 Bones Amber Flaire Episode: "The Twisted Bones in the Melted Truck"
2011 Funny or Die Presents... Ann Episode: "#2.9"; segment "Jeff Baker: Jr. College Professor"
2012 Grey's Anatomy Lily Episode: "Suddenly"
2013 Golden Boy Agnes Clark Main role; 13 episodes
2014–15 Chicago P.D. Nadia Decotis Recurring role; 18 episodes
2014 Rizzoli & Isles Kelsey Episode: "Just Push Play"
2015-16 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Nadia Decotis 3 episodes
2015–20 The Magicians Julia Wicker Main role; 65 episodes
2019 God Friended Me Sophia Episode: "Scenes from an Italian Restaurant"


  1. ^ a b "The Magicians' Stella Maeve and Deadly Class' Benjamin Wadsworth Welcome Daughter Jo Jezebel". People. Retrieved 2020-02-04.
  2. ^ "Stella Maeve". TV Guide.
  3. ^ "Kendall Jenner Makeup Tutorial with Magicians' Stella Maeve". Youtube. March 4, 2016.
  4. ^ "Instagram post by Stella Maeve • Jun 24, 2017 at 5:00am UTC". Instagram. Retrieved September 24, 2017.
  5. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (February 18, 2012). "'The Runaways' Co-Star Joins CBS' Ryan Phillippe Cop Drama". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 16, 2012.
  6. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (2013-10-21). "Stella Maeve Joins 'Chicago PD'; Nick Tarabay Cast In 'Believe'; 'Gang Related' & 'Twisted' Also Add Recurring". Deadline. Retrieved 15 February 2017.
  7. ^ Stanhope, Kate. "'Chicago P.D.' Boss Talks the Team's Latest Death: "It Was Never the Plan"". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 15 February 2017.

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