Emily Swallow’s first television role was on “Guiding Light.” Additional television credits include THE GOOD WIFE and NCIS, on the Network, “Flight of the Conchords,” “Medium,” “Southland,” “Ringer” and “Monday Mornings.”
Swallow graduated from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts with an MFA in Acting. She started her career on stage in New York, where she has performed in a wide variety of projects, including “High Fidelity” on Broadway, “Much Ado About Nothing” for Shakespeare in the Park and the world-premiere of the Off-Broadway shows “Romantic Poetry,” and “Measure for Pleasure.” Additional theater credits include “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” at the Guthrie Theater, “King Lear,” “The Taming of the Shrew” and “A Midsummer Night's Dream.” In 2013, Swallow returned to the Guthrie to collaborate with the Tony and Olivier Award Winning actor Mark Rylance on the world premiere play “Nice Fish.”
In feature films, Swallow will star as Rachel, a brilliant scientist haunted by the loss of her child, in a yet-to-be-titled thriller directed by Shana Betz. The film will be released in 2014.
Swallow grew up in Jacksonville, Fla. and earned her BA in Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Virginia. Her birthday is Dec. 18.