Perkins, Emily 1977–

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PERKINS, Emily 1977

(Emily Jane Perkins)


Full name, Emily Jane Perkins; born May 4, 1977, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; children: (adopted) two. Education: University of British Columbia, degree in psychology and women's studies; studied acting at Vancouver Youth Theatre Company, Company of Rogues, Carousel Theatre, and Amadeus Children's Choir. Avocational Interests: Painting and making sculptures.

Career: Actress. Appeared in television commercials as a child.

Awards, Honors: National Youth Achievement Award, YTV, 1990, for acting; Malaga International Week of Fantastic Cinema Award, best actress, 2001, for Ginger Snaps.


Film Appearances:

Brigitte "B" Fitzgerald, Ginger Snaps, Unapix Entertainment, 2000.

Ellen, Prozac Nation, Miramax, 2001.

(As Emily Jane Perkins) Girl at funeral, Insomnia, Warner Bros., 2002.

Brigitte Fitzgerald, Ginger Snaps II: Unleashed, Lions Gate Films, 2004.

Brigitte Fitzgerald, Ginger Snaps Back (also known as Ginger Snaps 3 ), 2004.

Television Appearances; Series:

Marie Sullivan, Mom P.I., CBC, 1990.

Sue, a recurring role, Da Vinci's Inquest, CBC, 20012003.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Karen Downs, Small Sacrifices, ABC, 1989.

Beverly "Bev/Bevvie" Marsh (age 12), It (also known as Stephen King's It ), ABC, 1990.

Kathy Ewalt, In Cold Blood, CBS, 1996.

Zady Spencer, Christy, Choices of the Heart, Part II: A New Beginning, PAX, 2001.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Voice of Katy Caboose, Little Golden Bookland, 1989.

Krista, Anything to Survive, ABC, 1990.

Desiree Helm, Miracle on Interstate 880 (also known as Miracle on I880 ), NBC, 1993.

Abby, Woman on the Ledge, NBC, 1993.

Suzanne Stevens, Moment of Truth: Broken Pledges, 1994.

Karen "Shy Girl" Daniels, Past Perfect, HBO, 1996.

Zady Spencer, Christy: The Movie (also known as Christy: Return to Cutter Gap ), PAX, 2001.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Tower council member, "Welcome to the Tower," The Odyssey, CBC, 1993.

Dara/Paula, "All Souls," The XFiles, Fox, 1998.

Shelley Dunne, "The Most Dangerous Time," Da Vinci's Inquest, CBC, 1998.

Coffee server, "Night Route," The Twilight Zone, UPN, 2002.

Mary Shelley, "Transition," Mentors, 2003.

Also appeared in Danger Bay.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared in Mythologically Speaking and Kid's Right Lead.



Calgary Sun, January 25, 2004.

Edmonton Sun, January 25, 2004.

Toronto Sun, January 29, 2004.