is best known for her role in the three Ginger Snaps
films: Ginger Snaps
, Ginger Snaps: Unleashed
and Ginger Snaps Back: The Beginning
. Her work in the trilogy has brought her international recognition, including a Best Actress Award at the International Week of Fantastic Cinema, held in Málaga, Spain. Her additional film credits include Insomnia
, starring Al Pacino
and Robin Williams
, and Prozac Nation
, starring Christina Ricci
In 2003, Perkins won a Leo Award for Best Supporting Actress for her recurring role on the award-winning CBC series Da Vinci's Inquest. Her television work also includes leading roles in the telefilm Christy and its sequel, Christy: Choices of the Heart. She has also been seen in episodes of such series as Smallville and The X-Files.
Perkins started acting at the age of eight. As a young girl, she starred in the television movies Small Sacrifices, opposite Farrah Fawcett, and It, based on the Stephen King novel of the same name. In 1990, she was presented with Canada's YTV Youth Achievement Award for Acting.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2006.
Emily Perkins Facts
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