Maria-Sten
Maria Sten | Biography

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  • Full Name Maria Sten
  • Occupation Writer, Actress, and Filmmaker
  • Nationality Danish
  • Birthplace Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Birth Date Oct 29, 1989
  • Age 32 Years, 11 Months
  • Net Worth Undisclosed
  • Zodiac Sign Scorpio
  • First On-screen Debut 'The Doctors' (2012)
  • Ethnicity Mixed
  • Did You Know? Sten participated in Miss Supertalent of the World 2011 and was ranked seventh out of fifty ladies.
Cast of Superhero Horror Drama Series 'Swamp Thing'

Maria Sten | Biography

Portrays the recurring role of Frances Neagley in the Amazon Prime series 'Reacher'

'Swamp Thing' is a drama series first released on 31 May 2019 and is based on Len Wein and Bernie Wrightson’s DC characters. Sten was cast as a series regular opposite Crystal Reed in the show in 2018, appearing in ten episodes. She played the role of Liz Tremayne, Abby Arcane’s childhood friend, who divides her time between reporting for the local paper and bar work at her father’s roadhouse bar.


Maria Sten is an actress well known for her roles in the TV series Reacher and Swamp Thing.

Who is Maria Sten?

Maria Sten is a Danish writer, actress, and filmmaker born on 29 October 1989 in Copenhagen, Denmark. She has a diverse family with Danish, Swedish, and Congolese ancestors.

She was crowned ‘Miss Denmark Universe’ in 2008 and ‘Miss Supertalent of the World’ in 2011. After winning the title, Sten began her professional career as a dancer and model and debuted her acting career in 2012 after appearing in the TV series The Doctors.

Subsequently, Sten has been featured in several films, shorts, and television shows such as Straight Outta Compton (movie 2015), Persuasion (TV series 2015), Channel Zero (TV series 2018), and more.

However, Sten is best known for appearing in the TV series Swamp Thing (2019) and Reacher (2022).

In addition to Sten’s acting career, she is also a director and a writer. She directed, produced, wrote, and played in the short movie Wild Things Run Free in 2017. Sten has also written on ABC’s show Big Sky by David E. 

Besides that, Sten was named to the 2018 ‘Young & Hungry List,’ which features the top 100 new writers chosen by Hollywood’s most powerful figures. 

Played Liz Tremayne in ‘Swamp Thing’

Swamp Thing is a drama series first released on 31 May 2019 and is based on Len Wein and Bernie Wrightson’s DC characters. Swamp Thing is a fictional superhero that appeared in DC Comics’ American comic books. Unfortunately, the series was canceled in early June 2019 after a debut season.

Swamp Thing follows Abby Arcane, played by Crystal Reed, as she returns home to Marais, Louisiana, to examine a deadly swamp-borne virus and discovers the swamp’s dark and terrifying mysteries.

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Sten was cast as a series regular opposite Crystal Reed in Swamp Thing in 2018, appearing in ten episodes. She played the role of Liz Tremayne, Abby Arcane’s childhood friend, who divides her time between reporting for the local paper and bar work at her father’s roadhouse bar. 

Maria Sten on the Set of Swamp Thing in 2019
Maria Sten on the Set of Swamp Thing in 2019 (Photo: Instagram)

Liz Tremayne’s character has a no-nonsense demeanor that conceals deep compassion for her friends and family as she embarks on an unwavering quest to uncover the secrets that threaten her hometown.

When asked about her character in a 2019 interview with Talk Nerdy With Us, she said, “What I love the most about Liz is that despite that edge she’s got, she always leads with her heart. She’s also dead honest and always seeks to find the truth in other people.”

The show’s major cast members include Derek Mears as Swamp Thing, Crystal Reed as Abigail “Abby” Arcane, Virginia Madsen as Maria Sunderland, and Andy Bean as Alec Holland, among others.

Played a Recurring Character in 'Reacher'

Sten’s most recent appearance was in the 2022 Amazon Prime series Reacher. She portrays the recurring role of Frances Neagley in the thriller drama released on 4 February 2022.

Sten was announced as an official cast member of the show alongside Bruce McGill and Hugh Thompson in 2021.

It is a TV series based on the books by Lee Child. The plot revolves around Jack Reacher, played by Alan Ritchson, who gets arrested for murder and is needed for help by the police.

Besides that, her most recent movie appearance was in the movie Emmanuel and Me as Christina in 2019.

Who is Maria Sten's Partner?

Sten is rumored to be dating actress Crystal Reed, her co-star from the DC Universe series Swamp Thing. According to December 2019 reports from Distractify, Sten and Reed have been dating since July 2019.

The rumors further surfaced after Reed commented, “Can’t wait to have my girlfriend back,” under a photo of Sten, who was traveling in Italy at the time.

However, neither of them have disclosed further or clarified, and no official information about their dating has emerged.

Reed was previously married to Peter Nottoli from 2008 to 2011 and has been linked to Scottish-Australian television and radio personality Darren McMullen, English actor Daniel Sharman, and British actor Oliver Trevena.

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