Athena Irene Karkanis is a Canadian actress from Alberta, Canada.
She is of Greek and Egyptian descent. Karkanis co-starred in the several horror films, including Saw IV, Repo! The Genetic Opera, Saw VI, Survival of the Dead, and The Barrens. She also appeared in films The Art of War II: Betrayal, and Sacrifice. On television, she had roles on The Best Years, The Border, and on the comedy series Almost Heroes. She also had a recurring role on Lost Girl. Karkanis starred in the AMC drama series Low Winter Sun in 2013. In 2014, she was cast as series regular in the Lifetime post-apocalyptic drama series, The Lottery. Athena can next be seen playing the role of Octavia Muss on the Syfy TV series The Expanse.