Miranda Rae Mayo

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Miranda Rae Mayo (born August 14, 1990 [1]) is an American television actress. She starred as Lacey Briggs on Blood & Oil (2015) and now appears on Chicago Fire as Firefighter Stella Kidd.

Life and career[edit]

Mayo was born in Fresno, California and began her acting career appearing in the local stage productions and at her high school Roosevelt School of the Arts.[2] She relocated to Los Angeles and began a modeling career before making her television debut.[2] In 2011, Mayo guest starred in an episode of the short-lived NBC police series, Law & Order: LA.

In 2013, she had a recurring role in the BET comedy series The Game, and the following year joined the cast of Days of Our Lives as Zoe Browning.[3] She appeared on the show on a recurring basis from August 2014 to July 2015. In early 2015, Mayo had the recurring role as Talia Sandoval during the fifth season of the ABC Family teen drama series Pretty Little Liars.[4][5]

In 2015, Mayo was cast in the series regular role in the ABC prime time soap opera Blood & Oil as Lacey Briggs, the daughter of oil tycoon Hap Briggs (Don Johnson).[6]

In the same year, she also appeared in the second season of HBO anthology crime series True Detective, and was cast in the recurring role of the Showtime drama series The Affair as Joshua Jackson's character's new love interest,[7] but due to her Blood & Oil contractual obligations, she left The Affair. In 2016, she joined the cast of Chicago Fire playing Stella Kidd, the new firefighter.[8]


Year Title Role Notes
2011 Law & Order: LA Anna Episode: "El Sereno"
2011 Supah Ninjas Assistant Episode: "The Magnificent"
2013 The Game Patreece Sheibani Recurring role, 5 episodes
2014—2015 Days of Our Lives Zoe Browning Recurring role from August 12, 2014 to July 9, 2015
2015 Pretty Little Liars Talia Sandoval Recurring role, 7 episodes
2015 True Detective Vera Machiado Recurring role, 3 episodes
2015 We Are Your Friends Courtney
2015 Blood & Oil Lacey Briggs Series regular, 10 episodes
2015 The Girl in the Photographs Rose
2016–present Chicago Fire Stella Kidd Recurring role (season 4)
Main role (season 5-Present)


  1. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm4519103/bio?ref_=nm_ov_bio_sm
  2. ^ a b "Banana Fusion Magazine profile: Miranda Rae Mayo". Retrieved August 7, 2015.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "About DAYS: Who's Who in Salem - Zoe Browning". Soapcentral.com. Retrieved August 7, 2015.
  4. ^ "'Pretty Little Liars' Casts 'The Game's' Miranda Mayo in Recurring Role". TheWrap. Retrieved August 7, 2015.
  5. ^ Miranda Rae Mayo talks romance with Emily and Talia's journey on "Pretty Little Liars", AfterEllen.com, accessed August 7, 2015.
  6. ^ Denise Petski. "Miranda Mayo Joins ABC's 'Blood And Oil' In Recasting - Deadline". Deadline. Retrieved August 7, 2015.
  7. ^ "Pretty Little Liars Star Joins The Affair...as Joshua Jackson's New Love Interest?!". E! Online. Retrieved August 7, 2015.
  8. ^ Nellie Andreeva. "'Chicago Fire' Casts Miranda Rae Mayo As New Firefighter". Deadline. Retrieved January 18, 2016.

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