There are many Actors and Actresses that are pulling their weight and making waves in the movie industries one of them is Athena Karkanis, a renowned Canadian actress and voice actress who is well known for her roles in 1-800-Missing, Saw IV, The Border, The Art of War II: Betrayal and many other films and television series as well as several video games like Star Wars and Diablo III which she has featured in.
The talented actress was almost a lawyer but she gave up that dream in order to pursue a career in acting. That decision is probably a good one as she has been kissed by fame and fortune ever since she made her debut film in 1996.
Athena Karkanis Wiki
The 7th day of September 1981 saw the birth of Athena Irene Karkanis in Alberta, Canada but she was raised in Toronto where she also had her basic education. She is of mixed ethnicity with roots from Greece and Egypt. Like most film stars, Athena had an interest in acting right from a young age but she never thought of it as a full-time career. Although she did partake in her school plays before she proceeded for higher studies.
She obtained a Degree in political science from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Towards the end of her first degree, she had an interest in going to law school, but things turned around and she abandoned the path trying her hands on acting instead. She proceeded to the Square Theatre School in New York where she whetted her acting skills.
Athena Karkanis had her debut film in 1996 as a voice actress in an animated series titled Stickin’ Around before making her screen debut in the episode of the Canadian crime series, 1-800-Missing in 2005. After her debut screen appearance, Athena had other recurring and regular roles on Canadian television shows such as Skyland (2005), MetaJets (2009), Wild Kratts (2011), as well as Revenge of the Island (2012).
The year 2013 was a remarkable one for Athena Karkanis following her lead role as Dani Khalil, a Detroit homicide detective in Low Winter Sun. As a versatile and dynamic actress, she has starred in horror films; notable ones in the list are Survival of the Dead, Saw VI where she played the role of Agent Perez, Repo! The Genetic Opera and many more.
Some of her other noteworthy films and television series are Sacrifice (2011), Lost Girl (2011- 2012), The Expanse (2015-till date) and the Manifest (2018) where she starred alongside Josh Dallas, Melissa Roxburgh, J. R. Ramirez, and Luna Blaise.
Body Measurements of Athena Karkanis
The fabulous actress is endowed with an amazing physique. She has a commendable height of 5 ft 7 inches (1.7 m) with a weight of 57 kg (126 lbs) to balance her height. Karkanis has a breast size of 33 inches, a waist size of 24 inches and hips size of 33 inches. She has dark brown hair and black eyes.
Other Facts You Need to Know
1. Net Worth
With a long career that has spanned for two decades and counting with over fifty TV series to her credit, the Canadian actress is on top of her game and has dug a pot of gold. From reliable sources, her net worth was reported to be within $1 million or more.
Many of her fans have come to ask pertinent questions most of which revolves around the love life of the actress. She was rumored to be dating a Toronto Journalist but she has not come forward to discredit the rumor nor seen on dates with any Journalist. Aside from the rumored Journalist, there is no other man that is linked to the actress. It is safe to say that Athena Karkanis is single. The reason for her singleness is unknown and for all we know, she may be dating someone at the moment choosing to keep it as a private affair.
The lovely Canadian actress speaks three languages fluently although it is alleged that she speaks a total of 7languages. Some of the languages are French, Spanish, Italian, English, German, Arabic.
4.The Expanse TV Show
Athena Karkanis has been making recurring appearances in the science fiction television series The Expanse since 2015, a story adapted from James S. A. Corey novel. She plays Octavia Tavi Muss in the series.