Who plays the new agent Zoey McKenna in ‘FBI: International?


Kelley Missal as Zoey McKenna in 'FBI: International'

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Brittany Frederick - Author

The FBI InternationalTeam has welcomed a member! The Jan. 10 episode was called “BHITW,”Viewers of the Dick Wolf procedural are introduced by Zoey McKenna, Special Agent. Ken Dandridge appoints McKenna to the Fly Team and she joins them in investigating the suspicious death of an American basketball player who was playing overseas in Lithuania.

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The FBIFranchise isn’t afraid of casting turnover. Therefore, viewers have been curious about McKenna’s status as a permanent addition and where they’ve seen her perform before. (Hint, it’s an). FBI-adjacent series.) Continue reading to find out more about Zoey McKenna’s character and whether she will return for future episodes.

Kelley Missal as Zoey McKenna and Heida Reed as Special Agent Jamie Kellett in 'FBI: International'
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Kelley Missal portrays Zoey McKenna as Kelley Missal and Heida Reid as Special Agent Jamie Kellett, in “FBI: International”

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Zoey McKenna is played by ‘Law & Order: SVU’ alum Kelley Missal.

Kelley Missal plays Special Agent Zoey McKenna on FBI International. After being on another Dick Wolf series, the New Jersey native joins the show.

In 2014, she was a guest star on Law & Order: SVUSeason 16, Episode 3 “American Disgrace.”She was Carla Gannon (a press representative for a sportingwear company). Interestingly, the plot of that episode also revolved around basketball — Carla was one of several women who accused a basketball star of rape.

FBI InternationalKelley is making her debut in this procedural for the first time since 1993. SVUShe is also relatively new to the Fly Team, as Zoey is.

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She also has primetime credits on ABC’s science fiction short-lived series. The Crossing(2018) as Hannah and a Fox horror drama episode in 2017. Sleepy HollowMalligo Dyer.

But, viewers who are observant will recognize her from the Daytime Emmy Award nominated role.

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Kelley started her career as Danielle Manning on the soap opera “One Life to Live.”

Kelley was first cast as Danielle Manning (originally Rayburn), on ABC’s soap. Only One Life to Live. She was first cast in the role of the character on October 23, 2009 and remained there for more than 300 episodes.

She reprised her role in 40 more episodes. OLTL In 2013, it was briefly reactivated.

Danielle was Todd Manning and Téa Delgado’s daughter, and the love interest of Matthew Buchanan and Nate Salinger. She was eventually hired as a paralegal by Nora Buchanan.

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Kelley Missal attends the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards in 2014
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Kelley Missal attended the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 2014

Kelley was nominated for a Daytime Emmy in 2014 for her role as Dani. Eight years later, she’s making a splash on one of the biggest franchise shows on television — and she might be sticking around.

Kelley will be more visible to the audience. FBI International. CBS has confirmed that McKenna will be appearing in the next episode. “Someone She Knew,” airing Tuesday, Jan. 24.

She’s still listed in the episode as a guest star. However, it’s not unusual for repeat guests being promoted to recurring cast member or even full-time actors. So fans should keep an eye out to see if she gets a bigger role before Season 2 ends.

FBI International The program airs Tuesdays at 9 pm EST on CBS.

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