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Emily Perkins Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Emily Jean Perkins
Place Of Birth
Vancouver, Canada
46 years old
Birth Date
May 4 1977

Emily Perkins Facts

Child Star?
Actress, Teacher
Education & Qualifications
Net Worth
Current Partner
Ernest Mathijs
Embraces Perkins, Peggy Ainsworth

About Emily Perkins 

Born on May 4, 1977, Emily Perkins is an actress by profession.
Born as Emily Jean Perkins in Vancouver, Canada, Perkins is the middle child among the three children of her parents. She had her screen debut at the age of 11 in an episode of the CBC adventure series 'Danger Bay'.
She played the lead and supporting role as a child actor in three consecutive television shows, 'Small Sacrifices', ' It', and 'Anything To Survive' between the period of 1990- 1992.
She rose to fame with her lead character, Beverly Marsh, in the television miniseries 'It' in 1990.
Emily Perkins had her first big-screen debut in 1996, with the sci-fi action film 'Past Perfect'. She played the character of Karen 'Shy Girl' Daniels.
Emily is best known for her presence in the popular television series 'Hiccups'. She shared the space with some eminent names like Julia Benson and Paula Rivera.

Emily Perkins Net Worth, Earnings, & Spending Habits

What is Emily Perkins’ net worth?

Emily Perkins still earns a good amount from TV shows and movies. Her net worth stands at approximately $1 million as of 2022.

How much does Emily Perkins earn per year?

Unfortunately, there is no data available for making an estimation regarding the Canadian actress's annual income.

Height, Age, & Physical Attributes

How tall is Emily Perkins?

The actress is of an average height, measuring 5 ft 3 in (163 cm) tall.

How old is Emily Perkins?

Born in 1977, Emily will turn 44 this year.

Childhood And Education

Emily Perkins was born on May 4, 1977 in Vancouver, Canada to Embraces Perkins and Peggy Ainsworth.
The Canadian actress is the second child of the three Perkins daughters.
She is a graduate from the University of British Columbia.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Emily Perkins’ partner?

The actress from Canada is in a happy marital relationship with Belgian Canadian academic Ernest Mathijs. The couple is reported to have a child together.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For...

Emily Perkins pursued her career as a child actress and landed some really impressive roles since then. She is quite popular for her role as a child actress in Stephen King's novel adaptation of 'It'. Emily Perkins was only 11 when she was cast as a lead in Stephen King's novel adaptation of 'It', 1990. As a child actress, she appeared in three small-screen adaptations.
Since her first breakthrough on the big screen with 'Past Perfect', she did several supporting roles in TV series and films. Her first appearance as a supporting actress was in the Canadian Crime Drama series 'Da Vinci's Inquest' in 1998.
One of her most important achievements is her supporting role in the Canadian Crime Drama series 'Da Vinci's Inquest', which brought her the prestigious Leo award in 2003.
'The Ginger Snaps' trilogy marks a major milestone in the Canadian actress's career. She starred in all of the 'Ginger Snaps' movies as Brigitte Fitzgerald, which gained her a Best Actress award.
Later on, Emily Perkins starred as a supporting actress in various films like 'She's The Man' and 'Another Cinderella Story'.
The Canadian actress also appeared in the popular CW TV series 'Supernatural' as superfan Becky Rosen.
Later on, the Canadian actress became a major hit as Crystal Braywood in 'Hiccups'. Her portrayal of Crystal Braywood in the popular Canadian TV comedy series brought immense fame to her career. Unfortunately, 'Hiccups' went off the air after two seasons.

What awards has Emily Perkins won?

The extremely talented actress from Canada has already added some impressive feathers to her cap. She won the Best Actress award at the Ginger Snaps Malaga International Week of Fantastic Cinema. A couple of years later, 'Ginger Snaps 2' earned her the Best Actress award by Fangoria Chainsaw Awards.
Her portrayal of Sue Lewis landed her the Leo award for Best Supporting Performance in 2003.
Emily is also the proud winner of the YTV Achievement award for Best Young Actress for 'Small Sacrifices'.

Emily Perkins’ Hobbies And Interests

Apart from being a popular face in Hollywood, Emily Perkins was a school teacher by profession. She was associated with a kindergarten school in Vancouver, Canada.
She is an ardent lover of art and enjoys painting sculptures in her free time.

Other Interesting Emily Perkins Facts And Trivia

Emily Perkins was born in Vancouver, Canada. She has one older and one younger sister.
She possessed a knack for acting since a very tender age.
Perkins is an honors graduate from the University of British Columbia.
She played the role of Carmen in a single episode of 'Da Vincis Inquest' before playing the recurring role of Sue Lewis.
The Vancouver actress played the role of Brigitte opposite Katharine Isabelle in 'Ginger Snaps'.
Emily starred in a Truman Capote adaptation of 'In Cold Blood' in 1996.
The role of Becky Rosen bought the actress from Canada international fame through 'Supernatural'. She last appeared in the show in 2011 with the protagonists Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles.
Her recent appearance was in a Sci-fi horror mystery, 'Extraterrestrial'.
Main image credit: Markus Wissmann /Shutterstock

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