Michaela McManus is an American actress. She started her acting career appearing in a few short films. She later made her television debut as Lindsey Strauss on One Tree Hill. She next landed the part of A.D.A. Kim Greylek on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. In the 2010s, she first played recurring role Jules on The Vampire Diaries. She went on to star as Tara in the short-lived series Awake, as well as starred as Grace Karn on Aquarius. From 2017-2018, she played Alana Hayes on SEAL Team. She will star on the upcoming series The Village. As a film actress, she had performances in About Fifty, Funeral Kings, and Into the Grizzly Maze.