Madison Blaine McLaughlin is an American actress best known for her roles in television as Michelle Sovana, the juvenile delinquent turned young boxing protégé in the NBC seriesChicago P.D. (2014), and as young hunter Krissy Chambers on CW’s hit showSupernatural (2005). Most recently, viewers can see Madison returning to The CW onArrow (2012) as Evelyn Sharp, the teenage orphan who finds her identity as the DC Comics vigilante Artemis.
Madison was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana with Spanish, Native American and Italian heritage. After appearing in a local commercial at the young age of two years old, Madison continued in acting classes and school plays throughout elementary school, as well as creating, writing, directing and starring in her own home movies. At age eleven, Madison moved to Los Angeles to pursue her professional acting career, landing roles in plays such as the classic “Sound of Music” and “Arc,” portraying Joan of Arc.
Madison’s television career began in 2007 when she landed the role of the tough and witty Annie Lisbon on the CBS hit series The Mentalist (2008) opposite Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, and Henry Thomas (E.T.). Her work on “The Mentalist” was quickly followed by her portrayal of the hard-as-nails Krissy Chambers on the CW hit series, “Supernatural,” working opposite of Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles. Madison went on to appear on other hit television shows such as Mad Men (2007), “Teen Wolf,” Modern Family (2009), “NCIS” and “Girl Meets World” before landing the role of one of the most anticipated characters of the autumn 2016 season: Artemis (DC Comics) on The CW’s hit series, “Arrow”.
Madison is also active with organizations close to her heart such as “Shane’s Inspiration” and “Global Genes,” which contributes to making the world a more accessible, equal place for those living with disabilities, and raises awareness and funds for rare diseases.
Madison McLaughlin Social Links
Celebrities attend 16th Annual Shane’s Inspiration Gala. Shane’s Inspiration builds playground parks equipped especially for people with disability challenges. Celebrities Who Give host Erin Mooney interviews the Master of Ceremonies & honoree Andy Garcia, Honoree Georgianna Kelman, Kent & Karen Shocknek, J.K. Simmons, David Koechner & Leigh Koechner, Mena Suvari, Lia McHugh, Jamie Brewer, Cedric Yarbrough, Celeste Thorson, Madison McLaughlin & Mason Cook.