Maisie Richardson-Sellers is an English actress best known for her television roles as Rebekah Mikaelson/Eva Sinclair in The Originals and as Amaya in Legends of Tomorrow.
She was born and raised in London, England. Her parents are actors, which meant a lot of her youth was spent in and around theatres. This fueled her interest in the performing arts from a young age.
Richardson-Sellers remained keen to further both acting and her academic interests, and gained a place at The University of Oxford, where she graduated with honours in anthropology and archaeology. While studying, she also performed in a wide range of plays, both classical and modern.
Upon leaving the university, Maisie was offered her first professional acting role in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Following this, she landed a leading role in the CW's series The Originals, playing Rebekah Mikaelson and Eva Sinclair in Seasons 2 and 3.
She also had a starring role as Michal, the daughter of Saul and of a former concubine, in the ABC biblical drama television series Of Kings and Prophets.
Richardson-Sellers has a keen interest in sailing, traveling and documentary filmmaking.