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Emily Kinney is an American actress and singer who portrayed Beth Greene in AMC's The Walking Dead.

Emily is known for her roles on The Walking Dead, The Big C, Forever, The Flash, and Masters of Sex. Kinney is a native of Wayne, Nebraska. She graduated from Nebraska Wesleyan University in 2006.

Along with acting, Kinney is pursuing a career in music. Her EP, Blue Toothbrush, was released in 2011. Her second EP, Expired Love, was released in 2013 and re-released in 2014. Her new single Rockstar was released on 9 December, 2014. Her new studio album, This Is War, was released on 2 October, 2015. After This Is War, as a single, was initially released in April, Emily Kinney toured from May–June 2015. Kinney also portrayed Anna in the re-casting of Spring Awakening on Broadway, being an understudy for Wendla in the same show. In addition, she played Jean Fordham in August: Osage County in 2006 as well. She also played the well known Bug-Eyed Bandit/Brie Larvan in The Flash in 2015 and is set to reappear in Arrow in 2016. She is also an active blogger, writing about her experiences as a young actress in New York for Unscripted Magazine. Kinney also has a career in modeling. In 2016, Kinney stared in Hallmark Channel's Love on the Sidelines as a main cast member and will be appearing on ABC's Conviction as a series regular. On October 28, 2016, her new single, Back On Love, was released.

Filmography

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Spring Awakening Anna Stage
Replacement for Anna
Understudy for Wendla
2007 Hot for Teacher Tamara Bailey Short Film
Aunt Tigress Gina Short Film
The Gamekillers The Swarm TV special
2008 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Jeannie Richmond Episode: Contract
2009 The Unusuals Amanda Maint Episode: The Apology Line
It's Complicated Waitress Cameo appearance
August: Osage County Jean Fordham Stage
National tour of 2009
2010 The Good Wife Milla Burchfield Episode: Bad Girls
2011 The Big C Emily 3 episodes
2011–15 The Walking Dead Beth Greene 37 episodes
2012 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Haley Cole Episode: Hunting Ground
2013 Concussion The Girl Character secondary
2014 The Following Mallory Hodge Episode: Teacher's Pet
2015 Stages Herself Documentary
Forever Jennifer Schroeder Episode: Memories of Murder
The Flash Brie Larvan Episode: "All-Star Team Up"
Con Man N/A Web series
Masters of Sex Nora Season 3 (recurring; 4 episodes)
The Knick Nurse Daisy Ryan Season 2 (recurring; 3 episodes)
2016 Love on the Sidelines Laurel Welk TV Movie; Main cast
Arrow Brie Larvan Episode: "Beacon of Hope"
2016–17 Conviction Tess Larson Main cast (13 episodes)
2017 Ten Days in the Valley Casey Main cast

Discography

Year Album Notes
2011 Blue Toothbrush EP
2013 Expired Love EP
2014 Expired Love Re-release; Additional tracks
Rockstar Single
2015 This Is War Featured singles: "This Is War" & "Birthday Cake"
2016 Back On Love Single; two songs; "Back on Love" & "Popsicles"

Trivia

  • On April 3rd, 2013, It was announced that she would be promoted to a series regular for Season 4. [1]
    • She was promoted to Main Cast for Season 5 with her name being featured in the opening credits.
  • Kinney was nominated for a Saturn Award in the category of Best Supporting Actress in Television for her portrayal of Beth Greene. [2]
  • Emily Kinney appeared in Train's music video for Bulletproof Picasso'. [3]
  • Kinney stated; "Beth wanted it all and made a big mistake", but that "She is a hero in her own way", in relation to Beth's death. [4]
  • In May/June 2015, Kinney went on tour after the release of her single This Is War.
  • Kinney is a vegetarian.
  • Kinney stopped watching The Walking Dead after Beth was killed off.
    • However, she started watching the show again to see her old cast mates and family.

External Links

References

  1. Goldberg, Lesley. 'Walking Dead' Promotes Three to Series Regular for Season 4 The Hollywood Reporter (April 3, 2013)
  2. Leffler, Samantha. 'The Walking Dead' Nabs Seven Saturn Award Nominations - Cast Reacts! Wetpaint (March 4, 2015)
  3. Scott, Jason. Emily Kinney Stars In Train's 'Bulletproof Picasso' Pop Dust (January 24, 2015)
  4. Leffler, Samantha. Emily Kinney Says Beth Was a Hero Wetpaint (December 4, 2014)
Cast (TV Series)
Main Cast Alanna Masterson (7) • Andrew Lincoln (1-7) • Chad Coleman (5) • Chandler Riggs (1-7) • Christian Serratos (7) • Danai Gurira (3-7) • David Morrissey (3-4) • Emily Kinney (5) • Jeffrey Dean Morgan (7) • Jeffrey DeMunn (1-2) • Jon Bernthal (1-2) • Josh McDermitt (7) • Lauren Cohan (3-7) • Laurie Holden (1-3) • Lennie James (6-7) • Melissa McBride (4-7) • Michael Cudlitz (5-7) • Michael Rooker (3) • Norman Reedus (2-7) • Sarah Wayne Callies (1-3) • Scott Wilson (4) • Sonequa Martin-Green (6-7) • Steven Yeun (1-7)
Also Starring Alanna Masterson (4-7) • Aldis Hodge (4) • Alexa Nikolas (3) • Alexandra Breckenridge (5-6) • Alicia Witt (6) • Andrew J. West (4-5) • Andrew Rothenberg (1) • Ann Mahoney (6-7) • Audrey Marie Anderson (4) • Austin Abrams (5-6) • Austin Amelio (6-7) • Austin Nichols (5-7) • Benedict Samuel (5-6) • Brandon Fobbs (4) • Brighton Sharbino (4) • Chad Coleman (3-4) • Chris Coy (5) • Christian Serratos (4-7) • Christine Evangelista (6-7) • Christine Woods (5) • Christopher Berry (6) • Corey Hawkins (6-7) • Cullen Moss (5) • Dallas Roberts (3) • Daniel Bonjour (5) • Deborah May (7) • Denise Crosby (4-5) • Donzaleigh Abernathy (3) • Emily Kinney (2-4) • Emma Bell (1) • Enver Gjokaj (4) • Erik Jensen (5) • Ethan Embry (6) • IronE Singleton (2-3) • Jason Douglas (5-7) • Jeananne Goossen (6) • Jeff Kober (4) • Jill Jane Clements (6) • John Carroll Lynch (6) • Jose Pablo Cantillo (3-4) • Josh McDermitt (4-7) • Juan Gabriel Pareja (1) • Julio Cesar Cedillo (3) • Justin Miles (6) • Karl Makinen (7) • Katelyn Nacon (6-7) • Keisha Castle-Hughes (5) • Kenric Green (6-7) • Kerry Condon (4) • Khary Payton (7) • Kirk Acevedo (4) • Kyla Kenedy (4) • Kyle Gallner (4) • Lauren Cohan (2) • Lawrence Gilliard Jr. (4-5) • Lennie James (1, 5) • Lew Temple (3) • Logan Miller (7) • Madison Lintz (2) • Major Dodson (6) • Maximiliano Hernandez (5) • Melissa McBride (2-3) • Melissa Ponzio (3-4) • Merritt Wever (6) • Meyrick Murphy (4) • Michael Cudlitz (4) • Michael Raymond James (2) • Michael Rooker (1-2) • Michael Zegen (2) • Noah Emmerich (1) • Noel Gugliemi (1) • Norman Reedus (1) • Pollyanna McIntosh (7) • Pruitt Taylor Vince (2) • Rich Ceraulo (6) • Robin Lord Taylor (4-5) • Ross Marquand (5-7) • Rus Blackwell (6) • Scott Wilson (2-3) • Seth Gilliam (5-7) • Sonequa Martin-Green (3-5) • Steve Coulter (5) • Steven Ogg (6-7) • Stuart Greer (6) • Sunkrish Bala (4) • Sydney Park (7) • Tate Ellington (4-5) • Thomas Francis Murphy (7) • Tom Payne (6-7) • Tovah Feldshuh (5-6) • Tyler James Williams (5) • Vincent Martella (4) • Xander Berkeley (6-7)
Co-Stars Aaron Munoz (2) • Adam Boyer (5) • Adam Minarovich (1-2) • Adrian Kali Turner (1) • Aerli Austen (7) • Al Vicente (3) • Alec Rayme (6) • Alex Van (3) • Amber Chaney (2) • Amy Cain (2) • Amy Dionne (4) • Andy Glen (3) • Andrea Moore (5) • Anissa Matlock (5) • Anja Akstin (7) • Ann Mahoney (5-6) • Anthony Guajardo (1) • Anthony Lopez (7) • April Billingsley (5) • Arthur Bridgers (3) • Autumn Dial (7) • Benjamin Papac (5) • Beth Keener (6) • Bethany Anne Lind (6) • Brandon Carroll (4) • Brett Gentile (6-7) • Brian F. Durkin (7) • Brian Hillard (2) • Brian Stapf (7) • Briana Venskus (7) • Brina Palencia (4) • Brody Rose (6) • Cameron Deane Stewart (4) • Carlos Aviles (6) • Carlos Navarro (7) • Cherie Dvorak (3) • Chloe Aktas (7) • Chris Burns (5) • Chris Gann (6) • Christopher Matthew Cook (5) • Claire Bronson (5) • Cooper Andrews (7) • Corey Brill (5) • Dahlia Legault (5-7) • Dango Nguyen (3) • Daniel Newman (6-7) • Daniel Thomas May (3-4) • Danny Vinson (4) • Darin Cooper (6) • Dave Randolph-Mayhem Davis (3) • Davi Jay (4) • David Marshall Silverman (5-7) • Deja Dee (2) • Dwayne Boyd (3) • E. Roger Mitchell (3) • Elena Sanchez (6) • Elijah Marcano (5) • Elizabeth Ludlow (7) • Elyse Nicole DuFour (7) • Eric Mendenhall (4) • Erin Hunter (4) • G-Rod (6) • Gary Weeks (3) • Gina Morelli (1) • Gina Stewart (7) • Griffin Freeman (7) • H. Patrik Coyne (6) • Ian Casselberry (6) • Ilan Srulovicz (6-7) • Irene Ziegler (4) • IronE Singleton (1) • Jacqueline Fleming (7) • James Allen McCune (2) • James Chen (6-7) • James Gonzaba (1) • Jan Harrelson (4) • Jane McNeill (2) • Jasmine Kaur (6) • Jason Alexander Davis (5-6) • Jason Burkey (7) • Jay Huguley (6) • Jayson Warner Smith (7) • JD Evermore (4) • Jeremy Palko (6-7) • Jeryl Prescott Sales (1) • Jesse C. Boyd (5-6) • Jim R. Coleman (1) • Jimmy Gonzales (6) • Jonathan Kleitman (6) • Jordan Woods-Robinson (5-7) • Joshua Hoover (7) • Joshua Mikel (7) • Juliana Harkavy (4) • Justice Leak (5) • Justin Kucsulain (6) • Justin Miles (6) • Katelyn Nacon (5-6) • Karen Ceesay (6-7) • Karenlie Riddering (3) • Keedar Whittle (2) • Keisha Tillis (1) • Keith Brooks (4) • Kelley Davis (2) • Kennedy Brice (4) • Kenric Green (6) • Kerry Cahill (7) • Kevin Patrick Murphy (6-7) • Kimberly Leemans (6) • Kyle Clements (5) • Labrandon Shead (6) • Lance Tafelski (6) • Lane Carlock (7) • Lawrence Kao (3) • LB Brown (6) • Linds Edwards (1) • Lindsay Abernathy (3) • Lindsley Register (7) • Liz E. Morgan (6) • Luke Donaldson (4) • Macsen Lintz (7) • Maddie Lomax (1) • Madison Lintz (1) • Maia Moss-Fife (5) • Major Dodson (5) • Mandi Christine Kerr (5-7) • Marc Gowan (5) • Marcus Hester (4) • Markice Moore (3) • Martinez (7) • Matt Lowe (6) • Melissa McBride (1) • Michael Harding (4) • Michael Scialabba (7) • Michael Traynor (5-6) • Mike Mayhall (3) • Mike Seal (7) • Mimi Kirkland (7) • Myke Holmes (6) • Nadine Marissa (7) • Neil Brown Jr. (1) • Nelson Bonilla (5) • Nick Gomez (3) • Nicole Barré (7) • Noah Benjamin (7) • Owen Harn (5) • Parker Wierling (3) • Peter Kulas (3) • Peter Zimmerman (6-7) • Phillip DeVona (2) • R. Keith Harris (6-7) • Ricky Russert (7) • Ricky Wayne (5) • Rico Ball (5) • Robert Walker-Branchaud (6-7) • Russ Comegys (3) • Russell Towery (3) • Sabrina Gennarino (7) • Sherry Richards (4) • Stephan Jones (7) • Steve Coulter (5) • Steven Sean Garland (6) • Susie Spear Purcell (5-6) • Tanner Holland (3) • Ted Huckabee (5-7) • Teri Wyble (5) • Theodus Crane (3) • Tiffany Morgan (5-6) • Tim Parati (7) • Tom Turbiville (4) • Travis Love (3-4) • Travis Young (5) • Troy Faruk (3) • Tyler Chase (3) • Tyshon Freeman (7) • Vanessa Cloke (6-7) • Victor McCay (4) • Vincent Ward (3) • Viviana Chavez-Vega (1)
Special Guests Andrew Rothenberg (3) • Brighton Sharbino (5) • Chris Coy (5) • David Morrissey (5) • Emma Bell (3) • Jeffrey Dean Morgan (6) • Jeryl Prescott Sales (3) • Jon Bernthal (3) • Kyla Kenedy (5) • Lawrence Gilliard Jr. (5) • Lennie James (3) • Michael Cudlitz (7)

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