Olivia Scriven is a Canadian actress who portrays Maya Matlin on Degrassi. She was born in Wakefield, Quebec, but raised in London, Ontario. She recently graduated from Pearson School for the Arts, and now attends H.B. Beal Secondary School. She also starred in the HBO Canada miniseries The Yard as Patti. The next movie she's set to be in is Mistletoe Over Manhattan, a Hallmark movie of the week. That movie also stars Damon Runyan, who portrayed Coach Carson on Degrassi. She is close friends with Shannon Kook-Chun, Dylan Everett, and Eric Osborne. and best friends with Lyle Lettau and Alex Steele.
She is one of two main cast members in the franchise to have been born in Quebec and later move to Ontario. The other is Amanda Stepto.
Olivia is a Pisces.
Like Maya, Olivia wears glasses in real life.
However, unlike Maya, Olivia wears contacts most of the time.
She has two brothers named Xavier and Quinn.
She can play the guitar and cello.
Olivia is also a singer.
She enjoys soccer, skiing, and baseball.
She wants a pet pig.
Her favourite Degrassi characters are Katie and Imogen.
Her favourite shows are Pretty Little Liars and Degrassi.
Her favourite book is "The Secret Daughter".
Her music icons are Coldplay.
She was the only regular actor/actress involved in Degrassi who was required to have a parent/guardian on set, but that was no longer needed when she turned 16.
She makes a lot of videos on Vine with co-star Lyle and her brothers.