Alvina August is a rising actress who was most recently seen in the NBC series “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist.” Prior to that she a series regular in The CW’s hit show “Nancy Drew.” August played Detective Karen Hunt, an ambitious police detective and Scott Wolf, Nancy’s father’s, love interest. Hallmark viewers will know her from her leading role in “Deliver by Christmas,” which premiered in 2020 during the “Miracles of Christmas” programming event on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries.
Additional recent television credits include the Hulu comedy series “Woke,” opposite Lamorne Morris. August has also been seen in Amazon’s superhero drama “The Boys,” executive produced by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, as well as in a heavily recurring role in Netflix’s “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” and in Freeform’s “Siren.” Prior to that, she was a series regular in “The Other Kingdom” for Nickelodeon Network, recurred opposite Freddie Highmore in ABC’s “The Good Doctor” and had several guest star roles in the hit shows “Suits” (USA), “Supernatural” (The CW) as well as “Arrow” (The CW).
August’s feature film credits include playing opposite Anna Kendrick and Bill Hader in the Disney+ fantasy comedy movie Noelle, directed and written by Marc Lawrence. She can also be seen in Bad Times at the El Royale, written and directed by Drew Goddard and starring Chris Hemsworth, as well as The Intruder opposite Meagan Good and Dennis Quaid.
August is also an incredible singer and has been since she was young. She has worked in many studios and has recorded her original songs. Born and raised in Zimbabwe, August moved to Canada at 17 years old where she studied acting, which became her true passion. She currently is based in Vancouver and Los Angeles.