Caroline Dhavernas is a Canadian actress best known for her starring role as Dr. Alana Bloom, a psychology professor and consultant profiler for the FBI, in the psychological thriller television series Hannibal.
She is also known for her television roles as Jaye Tyler in Wonderfalls as Dr. Lily Brenner in Off the Map, in 2011.
The recipient of two Genie Award nominations, the Montréal native is already an acclaimed young actress who is making her mark in Hollywood.
Dhavernas appeared in Mandate Pictures' romantic comedy The Switch with Jennifer Aniston and Jason Bateman. She also starred as Vera Keller in The Pacific, an epic ten-part miniseries event that debuted on HBO in March 2010. The program received eight Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Miniseries.
She also appeared in the supernatural thriller Devil, a feature film produced by M. Night Shyamalan, released September 2010.
In 2008 Dhavernas starred in the widely acclaimed Canadian feature Passchendaele, which won the 2009 Genie Award for Best Motion Picture.
In 2007 she appeared in Breach, with Chris Cooper and Ryan Phillippe, directed by Billy Ray, and in 2006 starred as Kit Holliday in the Focus Feature film, Hollywoodland, opposite Adrien Brody.
Additional film credits include Lost and Delirious, Out Cold, The Baroness and the Pig, opposite Patricia Clarkson, Edge of Madness, Surviving My Mother, These Girls, Niagara Motel and La Belle Bête.
In addition Dhavernas co-starred in Peter Greenaway's Tulse Luper Suitcases, which was presented at the Cannes Film Festival in 2003.
Dhavernas made her American television debut in 2004 in the critically acclaimed FOX series Wonderfalls, in the role of lead character Jaye, who had a special gift that allowed her to hear non-living objects. Dhavernas also did her own French voice-over translations for the show.
She currently divides her time between Montréal and New York City.