Michaela McManus stars as Sarah on the NBC drama “The Village.”
McManus starred as a series regular on the NBC series “Aquarius,” opposite David Duchovny. She also recurred on the CBS series “Seal Team” as well as the Seth McFarlane series “The Orville.”
McManus began her acting career in 2008 by joining the cast of the CW series “One Tree Hill.” She starred as Chad Michael Murray’s love interest during the show’s fifth season and then went on to join the cast of “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” for the show’s 10th season. Other television credits include recurring on the CW series “The Vampire Diaries,” the USA series “Necessary Roughness,” as well as starring in the NBC series “Awake,” co-starring Jason Isaacs.
Originally from Rhode Island, McManus recently co-starred in the independent film “The Block Island Sound,” directed by her brothers, Kevin and Matthew McManus. She previously co-starred in the independent film “Into the Grizzly Maze,” opposite James Marsden, Piper Perabo and Thomas Jane, as well as “Fifty-Nothing,” an independent film starring Wendy Malick. She was also featured in “Funeral Kings,” which was an official SXSW film festival selection.