Emily VanCamp

Active - 2000 - 2018  |   Born - May 12, 1986 in Port Perry, Ontario, Canada  |   Genres - Drama, Horror, Thriller, Crime

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Born May 12th, 1986, Canadian-born actress Emily VanCamp began her career with the Canadian production of Are You Afraid of the Dark? in 2000. She would soon follow this with roles in Glory Days and The Ring Two before scoring her big break with the starring role of Amy Abbott on the series Everwood in 2002. She stayed with the show until 2006, but returned to television the next year playing Rebecca Harper on the drama Brothers & Sisters.

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  • Began dancing at 3 and has studied jazz, tap, hip-hop and ballet.
  • Moved to Montreal at 11 to attend the renowned ballet school L'Ecole Superieure de Danse de Quebec.
  • Made her TV debut in a 2000 episode of the horror anthology series Are You Afraid of the Dark?
  • Big break came in 2002, when she was cast on WB drama Everwood as Amy Abbott, a role she played until 2006. 
  • Following the cancellation of Everwood, immediately jumped into another prime-time series, the hit ABC drama Brothers & Sisters.
  • Speaks fluent French.