Emily Rose

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Emily Rose

Born

2/2/1981, Renton, Washington, USA

Birth Name

Emily Rose Maier

Gender

Female
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Biography

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Emily Rose Maier was pursued by acting agents from Los Angeles while she was attending high school in Seattle, however, Emily chose to attend Vanguard University instead of plunging directly into an acting career at a young age. Emily states her reason for going to Vanguard was to…more

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Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Emily was nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role for "Haven - Audrey Parker's Day Off" in the 2013 Canadian Screen Awards.

    • Emily had previously auditioned for the part of Rebecca Harper on Brothers and Sisters. However, she decided to skip the callback so that she could be with her family on Christmas.

    • Emily's knowledge of American Sign Language helped her get the part of Trish on Jericho.

    • Emily's first acting job was on a television show called Smith, but the show was canceled before it went to air.

    • Emily's favorite comedy movie is Waiting for Guffman.

    • Emily keeps two pet rabbits named Sir Anthony Hopkins and Annie.

    • In her youth Emily's favorite cartoon shows were Smurfs, Strawberry Shortcake and Batman and Robin.

    • Emily's last name is actually Maier. She decided to use her middle name "Rose" as her last name because people always pronounced "Maier" incorrectly.

    • Emily's height is 5'4" (1.63 m).

    • During her studies at UCLA, Emily taught with the Arts Bridge America program, which aims to reinforce the arts in LA public schools.

    • Emily graduated with an MFA in acting from UCLA.

    • Emily spent the summer of 2005 studying at Oxford, at the British American Drama Academy.

    • Emily received her undergraduate degree in theatre from Vanguard University, in Orange County.

    • She plays Elena Fischer in the PlayStation 3 video-game Uncharted: Drake's Fortune released November/December 2007. Voice and motion capturing. The game is developed by Naughty Dog.

  • Quotes

    • Emily: (on learning about the volatility of life as a working actress) UCLA teaches really well to never sit around waiting for someone to hire you. They tell you to go out and create your own work, and they show you how to do that.

    • Emily: (about enjoying the glitz and glamour of Los Angeles without getting swept up in it) If you're so freaked out about your job and so freaked out about your career and so freaked out about obtaining things, you're going to eventually crash into those things. The minute we start caring for people instead of caring about obtaining something, then I think we're in the right place.

    • Emily: (on choosing her roles) When I do work I want to be able to call my grandparents and say, Watch this. I want the stuff I'm putting out there to make people think. I want to make choices in my career that are true to my artistic integrity.

    • Emily: (on being content with not being a regular on a TV show) I guess financially it would be great to be on a show permanently, but I like what I've done because I got it on my resume and now I'm free to do what I want.

    • Emily: (On what drew her to the character of Elena in the "Uncharted: Drake's Fortune" video game) It's really odd; they had so many cool artists renderings on the table and I still remember to this day picking up that paper and looking right at her and going, "That is totally me! That's so me! If I don't get this part, I won't understand why. This is so me." She like this resourceful, spunky little adventurous girl with a camera in her hand and what's funny is I love taking pictures and it's totally me. And when I looked at her, I was like, "This girl is totally me and I just need to be myself."

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