Who Is Melissa Roxburgh, aka Michaela on ‘Manifest’?

If you (like the rest of us) are watching Manifest on Netflix, you definitely know Melissa Roxburgh, the actress who plays Michaela Stone. But if she looks familiar from somewhere else, it’s probably because she starred in several noteworthy titles before appearing on Manifest.

Keep scrolling for details on Melissa Roxburgh.

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1. Who Is Melissa Roxburgh?

Roxburgh is an actress who hails from Vancouver. Although she grew up in Canada, she’s a dual citizen of the United States because her dad is originally from Chicago. For this reason, she’s able to travel back and forth quite easily based on her various acting projects.

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2. Does Melissa Roxburgh Star in Manifest?

That’s correct. Roxburgh plays Michaela, a determined cop who’s trying to uncover the truth about Montego Air Flight 828. Manifest follows a group of passengers who board a plane that mysteriously lands five years in the future. Not only are they unaware of what happened, but they’re also forced to rebuild their lives after their families have moved on.

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3. What Else Has She Been In?

Roxburgh has developed an impressive resume over the years. Prior to Manifest, she starred in a few movies—like In God I Trust, I Still Believe, Rita and Sorority Murder—and even had guest appearances in Arrow, The Tomorrow People, Supernatural and Travelers. Other noteworthy roles include Betty Seaver in DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Ensign Syl in Star Trek Beyond and Thea in Valor.

4. Is She on Social Media?

Of course. Roxburgh has official Instagram and Twitter accounts. While her Instagram page is filled with a mix of personal, professional and behind-the-scenes photos, her Twitter offers a rare glimpse into her daily life.

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