Alycia Jasmin Debnam-Carey (born 20 July 1993) is an Australian actress. She is best known for her role as Commander Lexa in The CW series The 100, and for her portrayal of Alicia Clark on the AMC series Fear the Walking Dead (the companion series to The Walking Dead). Debnam-Carey has also starred in the 2014 films Into the Storm and The Devil’s Hand, and appeared in the television series McLeod’s Daughters, Dream Life, and Next Stop Hollywood.
In 2011, Debnam-Carey graduated from Newtown High School of the Performing Arts, where she was a percussionist. In 2010, in partnership with the Berlin Philharmonic, she and around 40 other musicians worked together and composed a piece in a two-week program. Debnam-Carey also studied for ten years in classical percussion and she has said that she almost went to the Sydney Conservatorium of Music but decided that it wasn’t what she actually wanted to do. In her last year of school, Debnam-Carey took her HSC exams and managed to get top band (how the HSC results are divided, 1 being lowest, 6 being highest) in six of her courses. Debnam-Carey also received the Premier’s award for receiving a score of 90 in 6 subjects.