Margarita Vladimirovna Levieva (Russian: Маргари́та Влади́мировна Леви́ева) is a Russian-American actress and dancer. Levieva was born in St. Petersburg, Russia and began training as a rhythmic gymnast at age three. She immigrated to Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn with her mother and twin brother at age 11, where she continued her training.
Levieva moved to the United States at age 11 with her mother and twin brother. Though she was accepted into Laguardia High School to study dance, she instead attended public high school in Secaucus, New Jersey. In addition to working full-time as a fashion buyer, Levieva graduated a year early from New York University with a double major in economics and psychology and minors in philosophy, sociology, and Russian history. Levieva went on to complete the Meisner Acting Program at the William Esper Studio in New York.
In 2005, Levieva made a guest appearance on Law & Order: Trial by Jury and in the following two years starred in the Fox series Vanished and feature films The Invisible, Billy's Choice, and Noise, starring Tim Robbins, Bridget Moynahan, and William Hurt.