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Stella Maeve

Stella Maeve (born November 14, 1989) is an American film and television actress best known for her role of Julia Wicker in The Magiciansand of Nadia in Chicago P.D.[1]

Stella Maeve


Stella Maeve

November 14, 1989 (age 30)

New York City, New York

Occupation Actress
Years active 2005–present
Children Jo Jezebel Wadsworth January 29, 2020(age 21 days)


Maeve’s first feature film role was in the comedy-drama Transamerica(2005),[2] and she has since acted in the comedy Harold (2008),[2] and in the crime drama Brooklyn’s Finest(2009).[2] She has made appearances on multiple television series, including recurring roles on Gossip Girl (2008–09),[2] and House (2010–11).[2] She played Sandy West in the film The Runaways (2010), a drama about the 1970s all-girl rock band of the same name, alongside Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning.[2]

In 2013, she was cast as the younger sister of Det. Walter Clark (Theo James) in CBS‘s crime drama television series, Golden Boy.[3] In January 2014, Maeve began appearing on Chicago P.D. as Nadia.[4]Her character was killed off on a Chicago P.D. episode titled “The Number of Rats”, during a crossover event with Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Chicago Fire.[5]

In 2014 she starred in the music video “Figure it out” by Royal Blood. Since 2015, she has starred as Julia Wicker in the Syfy TV series The Magicians.[2]In 2019 Stella returned to her Big Apple home to guest-star on an episode of the hit CBS drama (and NYC-based and filmed) God Friended Me.

Personal life

Stella Maeve has stated that she is Native American.[6] When asked for further details on her Instagram photo, she answered that she was “Blackfootand Cherokee.”[7]

In an April 2019 post to Reddit, Maeve confirmed that she is engaged to Deadly Class actor Benjamin Wadsworth. In August 2019, Maeve and Wadsworth revealed via social media that they are expecting their first child together, a baby girl. Jo Jezebel Wadsworth was born on January 29, 2020.[8]



Year Title Role Notes
2005 Liminality Kat Short film
2005 Transamerica Taylor
2006 Euthanasia Becky Short film
2007 Remember the Daze Lighty
2008 Harold Shelly Clemens
2009 Brooklyn’s Finest Cynthia
2009 Asylum Seekers Alice
2010 The Runaways Sandy West
2012 Cloned: The Recreator Chronicles Tracy Bernstein / Tracy 2
2012 Starlet Melissa
2013 All Together Now Rachel
2014 Buttwhistle Missy Blancmange
2014 The Park Bench Maribel
2015 Dark Summer Abby Feller
2015 Flipped Nicole Diamond Also Stunt
2016 Long Nights Short Mornings Lily
2017 Take the 10 Brooke


Year Title Role Notes
2005 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Sylvie Skoller / Gloria Barton Episodes: “No Exit”, “False-Hearted Judges”
2005 Law & Order Alexis Henderson Episode: “Acid”
2006 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Leslie Sweeney Episode: “Influence”
2007 The Bronx Is Burning Joanne Lomino Episode: “The Straw”
2008–09 Gossip Girl Emma Boardman Episodes: “There Might be Blood”, “The Goodbye Gossip Girl”
2009 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Marnie Bennett Episode: “Ghost Town”
2009 Accused at 17 Sarah Patterson Television film
2010 My Super Psycho Sweet 16: Part 2 Zoe Chandler Television film
2010–11 House Kenzie 2 episodes
2010 Bones Amber Flaire Episode: “The Twisted Bones in the Melted Truck”
2011 Funny or Die Presents… Ann Episode: “#2.9”; segment “Jeff Baker: Jr. College Professor”
2012 Grey’s Anatomy Lily Episode: “Suddenly”
2013 Golden Boy Agnes Clark Main role
2014–15 Chicago P.D. Nadia Decotis Recurring role, 18 episodes
2014 Rizzoli & Isles Kelsey Episode: “Just Push Play”
2015-16 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Nadia Decotis 3 episodes
2015–present The Magicians Julia Wicker Main role
2019 God Friended Me Sophia 1 episode