Riley Voelkel is an American-Canadian actress. Her Hollywood career started in the 2010s. Her first notable role on the small screen was as Jenna Johnson on The Newsroom. Her first movie appearance was an uncredited role in The Social Network. She next starred as Claire in the movie Prom. She next appeared in 3 episodes of American Horror Story: Coven. She gained wider recognition when she started playing the role of Freya Mikaelson on The Originals. She still stars on the show up to present. Last year she appeared in the film Scrambled, as well as on the TV movie Advance & Retreat.