A beautiful, highly intelligent detective, Dani is a "bright light" on the force. Obviously fond of Frank, she's anxious for him to get over a past loss and find happiness -- possibly with her. However, Frank's uncharacteristically jumpy behavior during his present murder investigation makes Dani suspect that something's not right with him, but she has no idea of the magnitude of his secret.
Athena Karkanis is most well known in her native Canada for her roles in The Border, Almost Heroes and The Best Years. Other TV credits include HBO's Transporter: The Series, Supernatural, The Firm, Lost Girl, Covert Affairs, Murdoch Mysteries, Republic of Doyle and The Listener.
On film, horror fans will recognize Karkanis from her well-loved performance as "Tomboy" in George Romero's Survival of the Dead and her recurring role as "Agent Perez" in the Saw franchise. She is classically trained in theater and has appeared on stages in New York, Toronto, Montreal, and regionally in the United States and Canada.