Who plays Chelsea Arrington in The Night Agent? (Where have you seen Fola Evans-Akingbola before?)

The Night Agent. Fola Evans-Akingbola as Chelsea Arrington in episode 104 of The Night Agent. Cr. Dan Power/Netflix © 2023
The Night Agent. Fola Evans-Akingbola as Chelsea Arrington in episode 104 of The Night Agent. Cr. Dan Power/Netflix © 2023 /

Protecting the Vice President’s daughter from harm is no easy task. Thankfully, The Night Agent character Maddie Redfield has a Secret Service agent up to the task. Chelsea Arrington, played by Fola Evans-Akingbola, is one of the main characters in the new Netflix action thriller series. Keep reading to learn more about the actress playing Chelsea in The Night Agent and more below.

On The Night Agent, Evans-Akingbola plays a devoted, ambitious Secret Service agent who landed the head of Maddie Redfield’s security detail. As a young Black woman under more scrutiny than her white male peers, Chelsea feels tremendous pressure to do a perfect job with no room for error. She runs a tight ship. But when her boss assigns a new member to her team who comes with a lot of baggage, Chelsea must rise to the challenge of this new obstacle and ensure he doesn’t ruin her potential future career promotion.

Born on September 26, 1994, Evans-Akingbola, 28, is a British performer who has already appeared in several popular British and American television series, such as Game of Thrones, Holby City, Ten Percent, Siren, and more.

Fans of the actress can follow her on her Instagram account @folaevansakingbola where she regularly shares posts regarding her latest projects and life updates.

Who plays Chelsea in The Night Agent? Everything we know about Fola Evans-Akingbola

Fola Evans-Akingbola is a talented British actress from London, England. She received her acting training at the National Youth Theatre and Identity School of Acting. John Boyega is also an Identity alum.

Before beginning her acting career, the actress started out working as a model before she was cast in the BBC series Youngers and the long-running medical drama Holby City. Her first multi-episode arc came from playing Rosey Fabrice in the British-French drama Death in Paradise. Later, she was cast as one of Khal Moro’s wives in the sixth season of Game of Thrones.

She played Maddie Bishop in the Freeform series Siren

The British star has been acting regularly since 2014, but most fans know her best from her starring role in the Freeform series Siren where she played marine biologist Maddie Bishop, working at the Bristol Cove Marine Research Center. A series regular on Siren, if you go to Evans-Akingbola’s social media, you’ll notice that many of her comments and likes are from fans of the show, some who even hope they’ll one day do a reboot!

What else have you seen Fola Evans-Akingbola in?

Besides playing Maddie in Siren and Chelsea in The Night Agent, the 28-year-old stars in the Prime Video comedy series Ten Percent as Zoe Spencer. She also appeared in the “Striking Vipers” episode of Black Mirror alongside Anthony Mackie, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, and Nicole Beharie.

Don’t miss out on seeing Fola Evans-Akingbola in The Night Agent, now streaming on Netflix.

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