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Overview (1)

Date of Birth 18 December 1979Washington, District of Columbia, USA

Mini Bio (1)

Emily Swallow was born in Washington, DC and grew up in Sterling, VA and Jacksonville, FL.

Intending to pursue a career as a Foreign Service Officer, she earned a BA in Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Virginia. An audition for NYU's Graduate Acting Program caused her to change course, and she moved to New York to work towards her MFA.

On television, Emily is best known for Supernatural (2005), "The Mentalist" (2008)_, Monday Mornings (2013) and _Southland(2009-2010)_,

Emily continues to act on stage whenever she can, starring in world premieres of Donald Margulies play The Country House at LA's Geffen Playhouse, opposite Mark Rylance in Louis Jenkins' play Nice Fish at the Guthrie Theatre and in John Patrick Shanley's musical Romantic Poetry at Manhattan Theater Club. She is not tethered to any one genre and jumps from Shakespeare to musicals to contemporary comedy in shows on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and in LA and Minneapolis. She won the Falstaff Award for best Female Performer in 2010 for her performance as Kate in The Taming of the Shrew.

In 2012, Emily and fellow singer/comedienne Jac Huberman created a stage show called Jac N Swallow, which they perform in New York at the Laurie Beechman Theater and Joe's Pub. The show centers on the comic misadventures of the duo as they navigate very different life challenges with varying degrees of sanity and dignity. They are developing a series based on the characters.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Emily Swallow/Lisa Gallant

Trivia (1)

While at Stanton College Preparatory School she began acting in various college, amateur and professional theatre productions. She then graduated in 2001 with a BA in Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Virginia, and then studied for a MFA in Acting from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.

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