28 June 1986|
Life and work
Maya Stojan was born and raised in 1986 in Geneva, Switzerland, where she was educated at the International School of Geneva. Her mother originates from Sri Lanka and her father from the Czech Republic. Stojan has a sister, speaks English and French at an advanced level, plays golf and runs Yoga and Transcendental Meditation. In 2008 was she awarded a Bachelor of Fine Arts in acting at the Hartt School of Theatre and Music, West Hartford, Connecticut. Then she moved to Los Angeles where Stojan premiered in the short films Chasing Forever and I Kill To Live. Stojan's further acting training took place in Los Angeles by Donovan Scott (2009), Carolyne Barry's workshops for Actors (2009) and at the Ivana Chubbuck Studio where she graduated the Master Class of 2011.
Maya Stojan played a supporting role in the US thriller Sinners and Saints and in further short films and television series, among them Entourage, Criminal Minds and the recurring character Kara Lynn Palamas/Agent 33 in Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (8 episodes) in 2014 and 2015. Since 2013, her probably best known role is the recurring character Tory Ellis, an officer in the NYPD's Crime Scene Unit who specialises in technical analysis and supports Kate Beckett's team, in the US crime-series Castle.
|2009||Chasing Forever||Erica Walker||Short film|
|2009||I Kill to Live||Steph||Short film|
|2010||Sinners and Saints||Nadia|
|2010||Entourage||Stan Lee's Assistant||TV series (1 episode)|
|2010||The Prometheus Project||Dr. Walton's Nurse|
|2011||The Faithful||LCPL. Jessica Sanchez||Short film|
|2011||Irish Eyes||Meaghan||Short film|
|2012||Plan B||Cindy||Short film|
|2012||Criminal Minds||Hostess||TV series (1 episode)|
|2012||I Cut I||Isabelle Tesla||Short film|
|2012||Bad Weather Films||Stephanie||TV series (1 episode)|
|2012||Anatomy of Violence||Female Cop||TV film|
|2013||How to Live with Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life)||Mrs. Saletta||TV series (1 episode)|
|2013||The Contractor||Maria Parra|
|2013–2015||Castle||Tory Ellis||TV series (26 episodes)|
|2014||That Guy||Liz||TV film (pilot)|
|2014||High School Possession||Emma||TV film|
|2014–2015||Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.||Kara Lynn Palamas / Agent 33||TV series (8 episodes)|
|2015||I'm Patrick, and You're Insane||Maya||Short film|
|2015||The Dalhia Knights||Squirrell|
|2016||NCIS||Meredith Regan||TV series (1 episode)|
|2016||Grey's Anatomy||Tatiana Flauto||TV series (1 episode)|
|2016||Sharknado: The 4th Awakens||Romy||Syfy Original movies|
- "Ecolint Alumni: Maya Stojan". International School of Geneva. Retrieved 2016-09-17.
- "Bio". mayastojan.com. Retrieved 2015-06-08.
- Tommy Lightfoot Garrett (2011-12-16). "Meet Actress Maya Stojan, An Exclusive Highlight Hollywood Interview". highlighthollywood. Retrieved 2015-06-08.
- "Maya Stojan, l'autre Romande à Hollywood" (in French). 20min.ch. 2014-02-13. Retrieved 2015-06-08.
- Joshua Maloni (2015-05-11). "Q&A: Rising star Maya Stojan talks 'Castle,' 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,' Agent 33". wnypapers.com. Retrieved 2015-05-24.
- Sarah Zeines (2016-02-12). "Une Genevoise défie Gibbs dans «NCIS»" (in French). Le Matin. Retrieved 2016-03-07.