Sunday, February 19, 2009

Vancouver Local Time [ 11:18 PM ]

A native resident of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Emily Perkins began her professional acting career at the age of 10 and made her feature film debut in 1989's Small Sacrifices. The following year, she was recognized with a YTV National Youth Achievement award in acting and landed key roles on the television series Mom P.I. and the films Anything to Survive and It, an adaptation of the bestselling novel by Stephen King.

As an adult, her film appearances include Insomnia and Prozac Nation, while her television credits include guest spots on Fox's Emmy-award winning series The X-Files, the renowned educational children's program Mentors, and Showtime's highly acclaimed comedy/drama Dead Like Me. Her lead performance in the Ginger Snaps film trilogy has received wide critical praise, and her work in the first installment of the series garnered her a Best Actress award at Spain's international film festival for fantastic cinema.

Emily Perkins can currently be seen on Da Vinci's Inquest, Canada's most popular and critically acclaimed dramatic series, in a recurring role that earned her the Leo award for Best Supporting Performance in 2003 and a nomination for Best Guest Performance in 2004.