Born: May 4, 1977
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Emily Jean Perkins (born May 4, 1977) is a Canadian actress, best known for her roles as Crystal Braywood in the TV series Hiccups, young Beverly Marsh in Stephen King's It, and Brigitte Fitzgerald in Ginger Snaps. Since the late 1980s she has appeared in various films and television series.
Perkins was born in Vancouver, British Columbia. As a child actress she was in three made-for-television films: Small Sacrifices (1989), Anything to Survive (1990), and Stephen King's It (1990).
In 1998, Perkins took a supporting role in the Canadian TV crime-drama series Da Vinci's Inquest as Carmen in the episode "The Most Dangerous Time." She returned to the series in 2001 to take a recurring, supporting role as the prostitute Sue Lewis for a further 34 episodes, a role which earned her a Leo Award for Best Supporting Performance in 2003.
In 2000, Perkins starred in the film Ginger Snaps as Brigitte Fitzgerald. In 2004 she starred in two back-to-back films, a sequel titled Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed, and a prequel titled Ginger Snaps Back: The Beginning. Her role in Ginger Snaps gained her Best Actress award at the Málaga International Week of Fantastic Cinema in 2001. Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed is Perkins' largest role in a film. In 2004 the horror magazine Fangoria awarded Perkins their Chainsaw Award for her work in GS2: Unleashed.
Perkins had supporting roles in She's the Man, Another Cinderella Story, and a small role as a receptionist in Juno. She stars in the thriller Blood: A Butcher's Tale.
In 2009 and 2011, she appeared as "superfan" Becky Rosen in the CW TV series Supernatural.
Starting March 1, 2010, Perkins played the regular role of Crystal Braywood in the Canadian TV comedy series Hiccups. After two seasons the show was cancelled.
She is married to Canadian academic Ernest Mathijs, who has written about cult films, including her roles in the Ginger Snaps series.
|1989||Small Sacrifices||Karen Downs|
|1989||Little Golden Book Land||Katy Caboose (voice)|
|1990||Anything to Survive||Krista|
|1990||It||Young Beverly Marsh|
|1993||Miracle on I-880||Desiree Helm|
|1993||Woman on the Ledge||Abby|
|1994||Moment of Truth: Broken Pledges||Suzanne Stevens|
|1996||In Cold Blood||Kathy Ewalt|
|1996||Past Perfect||Karen "shy girl" Daniels|
|2000||Ginger Snaps||Brigitte Fitzgerald|
|2000||Christy: Return to Cutter Gap||Zady Spencer|
|2001||Christy: A Change of Seasons||Zady Spencer|
|2001||Christy: A New Beginning||Zady Spencer|
|2002||Insomnia||Girl reading a speech in the funeral|
|2004||Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed||Brigitte Fitzgerald|
|2004||Ginger Snaps Back: The Beginning||Brigitte Fitzgerald|
|2006||She's the Man||Eunice Bates|
|2008||Another Cinderella Story||Brittany "Britt" Blatt|
|2010||Blood: A Butcher's Tale||Goth Chick|
|1989||Danger Bay||Shannon Darcus||Episode "Up The Coast"|
|1990||Mom P.I.||Marie Sullivan||Season 1 regular|
|1993||The Odyssey||Tower Council Member||Episode "Welcome to the Tower"|
|1998||The X-Files||Dara Kernof/Paula Koklos/Roberta Dyer||Episode "All Souls"|
|1998||Da Vinci's Inquest||Carmen||Episode "The Most Dangerous Time"|
|2001-2005||Da Vinci's Inquest||Sue Lewis||Season 4 Regular|
|2002||The Twilight Zone||Dina||Episode "Night Route"|
|2003||Mentors||Mary Shelley||Episode "Transition"|
|2004||Dead Like Me||Josie Feldman||Episode "Haunted"|
|2007||Aliens in America||Brenda||Episode "Church"|
|2009-2011||Supernatural||Becky Rosen||Episodes "Sympathy for the Devil", "The Real Ghostbusters", "Season 7, Time for a Wedding!"|
|2010||Hiccups||Crystal Braywood||Season 2 Regular|
|2014||When Calls the Heart||Marty Crocker||Episodes "Cease and Desist", "Lost and Found"|