Who is Emily Swallow?

Emily Swallow was born on 18 December 1979 under the zodiac sign of Sagittarius, in Washington, D.C., USA. She is a 41-year-old actress, probably best recognized for landing the role of Kim Fischer in the CBS drama series “The Mentalist” (2013-2014), playing Amara / The Darkness in The CW’s drama fantasy horror series “Supernatural” (2015-2020), and featuring as The Armorer in the Disney+ live-action space Western series “The Mandalorian” (2019).

How rich is she, as of now? Emily Swallow Net Worth

As of early 2021, Emily Swallow’s net worth is over $2 million, acquired through her successful involvement in the world of acting, who has worked on 35 television and film projects since she launched her career in the mid-2000s.

Early Life, Parents, Nationality, Ethnicity

Emily Swallow divided her childhood time between Sterling, Virginia, and Jacksonville, Florida. She was raised by her father, Gary and her mother Jo Swallow; the professions of her parents haven’t been revealed to the public, and it’s also unknown whether she has siblings or not. She holds American nationality and belongs to White Caucasian ethnic group.

Educational Background

Emily Swallow attended Stanton College Preparatory School, where she developed her love for acting, and started performing in various productions at Heritage Theater Festival, including “Sweeney Todd”, “Gypsy”, and “Grease”. Upon matriculation, she enrolled into the University of Virginia, from which she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Middle Eastern Studies in 2001.

Following her graduation, she did an internship at the US Department of State until her acting teacher at the college encouraged her to pursue a career as a professional actress. Emily then went to the prestigious New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, from where she obtained her Master of Fine Arts degree in Acting in 2004.

Career Beginnings

Emily Swallow started her career on stage in 2005, performing in the play “Metamorphoses” at the Pioneer Theatre Company. She then played Charlie/Marie LaSalle in Tom Kitt’s musical “High Fidelity” at Broadway Theatre, and Hermione Goode in the play “Measure For Pleasure” at the Public Theater, both in 2006.

During the same year, she made her TV debut with a guest-starring appearance as Regina in an episode of the CBS soap opera “Guiding Light”.

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In the following year, she guest-starred in such roles as a nurse in the episode “Why We Fight” of the CBS post-apocalyptic action-drama series “Jericho”, Becky in the episode “What Goes On Tour?” of the HBO sitcom “Flight Of The Conchords”, and a security chief in the episode “The Hanged Man” of the NBC sci-fi romantic series “Journeyman”.

It was followed by her film debut in the role of Brandi in the comedy-drama “The Lucky Ones”, and portrayals of Connie in the musical “Romantic Poetry” at Manhattan Theatre Club, and Titania and Hippolyta in the play “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at the Guthrie Theater, all in 2008.

Roles in the Late 2000s

In 2009, Emily Swallow guest-starred as Erica Duvall in the episode “New Terrain” of the NBC / CBS supernatural drama series “Medium”, and as Darlene Kelp in the episode “Child’s Play” of the CBS action police procedural series “NCIS”.

Thereafter, she was cast as Dina Clarke in the NBC crime drama series “Southland” (2009-2010).

In 2010, she landed the role of Becca Facelli in the made-for-TV crime drama film “The Odds”, after which she starred as Goneril in the play “King Lear”, and featured as Charlotte in the play “The Madness Of George III”, both at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego. Later that year, she also performed as Kate in the Old Globe Theatre production of the play “The Taming Of The Shrew”, for which she won the 2010 Falstaff Award for Best Female Performer.

Rise to Fame

In 2011, Emily made a guest-starring appearance in the roles of Mandy Cox in the episode “The Death Zone” of the CBS legal and political drama television series “The Good Wife”, and as Detective Elizabeth Saldana in three episodes of The CW’s thriller crime drama series “Ringer”.

It was followed in 2012 by her portrayal of Maggie in Tennessee Williams’ play “Cat On A Hot Tin Roof” at the Guthrie Theater.

In the next year, she guest-starred as Elizabeth Keating in the episode “Built For Speed” of the TNT crime drama series “Rizzoli & Isles”, and as Tabitha Gates in the episode “Hell On Wheels” of the NBC police drama series “Ironside”, and then performed as Flo next to Mark Rylance in the world premiere of the play “Nice Fish” at the Guthrie Theater. Afterwards, she was cast as Dr. Michelle Robidaux in the TNT medical drama series “Monday Mornings” (2013) and appeared in the role of Kim Fischer in the CBS drama series “The Mentalist” (2013-2014).

Continued Success

In 2014, Emily Swallow continued to line up success after success on stage, since she played Molly in the play “Completeness” at Vs. Theatre, and portrayed Nell in the world premiere of Donald Margulies’ play entitled “The Country House”, at the Geffen Playhouse.

She then guest-starred as Carla in two episodes of the Bravo comedy-drama series “Girlfriends’ Guide To Divorce”, and as Mrs. Zalman in the episode “Heart Of The Matter” of The CW’s sci-fi police procedural series “Beauty & The Beast”, both in 2015. Later that year, she provided her voice to additional characters in the video game “The Order: 1886”, before joining the cast of The CW’s drama fantasy horror series “Supernatural”, in which she portrayed Amara / The Darkness from 2015 to 2020.

Further Work

Continuing here versatile career, in 2016 Emily Swallow guest-starred as Lisa Cameron in three episodes of the ABC legal thriller series “How To Get Away With Murder”, played Lisa Crane in the Prime Video comedy series “Adoptable”, and performed as Emily in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Disgraced” at the Center Theatre Group.

It was followed by her portrayal of Jules in the short comedy film “The Games We Play”, and guest-starring appearance as Doctor Knox in the episode “Doctor No” of the CBS sitcom “Man With A Plan”, both in 2017.

Between 2017 and 2018, Emily lent her voice to the character Lisa Tepes in the Netflix adult animated series “Castlevania”, based on the Japanese video game series of the same title. It earned her a Behind the Voice Actors Award nomination for Best Vocal Ensemble in a New Television Series, which she shared with other cast members. In 2018, she guest-starred as Bathsheba Pope in the episode “The Salem Witch Hunt” of the NBC sci-fi series “Timeless”, played a mother in the short drama film “Forget Me Not”, and portrayed Kate in another short drama film, entitled “Health To The King”, written and directed by Aaron Costa Ganis.

Recent Projects

In 2019, Emily was busy guest-starring in such roles as AUSA Audrey Valdez in the episode “The Good One” of the CBS legal drama series “Bull”, Bree Novacek in the episode “From Russia With Drugs” of the CBS procedural drama series “Elementary”, and Allyson Randolph in the episode “Grey Matter” of the CBS police procedural drama series “Instinct”. During the same year, she appeared in the role of The Armorer in the Disney+ space Western series “The Mandalorian”, the first live-action series in the “Star Wars” franchise.

She then joined the cast of the CBS military action-drama series “SEAL Team” (2019-present), playing Natalie Pierce.

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Most recently, Emily took the lead role of Rachel in the horror-thriller film “Haunting Of The Mary Celeste”, directed by Shana Betz, and provided her voice to the character Emily in the action-adventure video game “The Last Of Us Part II”, both in 2020.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

Emily Swallow has long dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 7ins (1.70m), her weight is around 128lbs (58kgs), and her vital statistics are 37-25-37, bra size 32B, dress size 4 (US). Her shoe size is unavailable.

Personal Life

Emily Swallow is a married woman. Her husband is renowned theater actor Chad Kimball whom she met at La Jolla Playhouse and immediately hit it off. The couple exchanged their wedding vows at a ceremony held in Vashon, Washington on 26 August 2018l they don’t have children. The couple’s current residence is in Los Angeles, California. She is an avid animal lover and has a pet dog named Norma Jean.

Author

Robbie is currently a reporter for TheBiography based in Santa Monica, CA. Prior to joining TheBiography in December 2020, he was an entertainment reporter in People.

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