Olivia Taylor Dudley stars as Alice Quinn, a once-powerful magician struggling with her purpose, on SYFY’s critically acclaimed drama "The Magicians." Based on the bestselling novels by Lev Grossman, the action-packed third season will premiere on Wednesday, January 10 at 9/8c.
Dudley began her career in 2012 with a breakout leading role in Oren Peli's “The Chernobyl Diaries.” She then starred in Paramount’s “Paranormal Activity: Ghost Dimension” and in the Lakeshore/Lionsgate horror flick “Vatican Tapes” opposite Michael Pena, playing a possession victim in a performance praised by The New York Times. Dudley’s other notable television credits include “Arrested Development,” “The Mindy Project,” “Don't Trust the B in Apt. 23,” “CSI: Miami” and “NCIS.”
Most recently, Dudley guest starred opposite Larry David on the Season 9 finale of “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” opposite David Duchovny on the NBC docudrama “Aquarius” and appeared in a three-episode arc on the Billy Crystal/Josh Gad series “The Comedians.” Audiences can look forward to seeing her star turn in the forthcoming independent comedy “Chuck Hank and the San Diego Twins.”
A California native born in idyllic Morro Bay, Olivia Taylor Dudley is a founding member of the online comedy group 5-Second Films, which produces new, original daily content and is distributed through such social media outlets as Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr.