Emily Carey is a talented English actress who has starred in many well-known projects such as Casualty, Get Even and many more. But most recently, Emily came into the limelight for her appearance in the highly popular show, House of the Dragons on HBO. As a young actress, Carey has already made a name for herself in the industry.
Well, with fame Emily has got fans who are not only interested in her professional life but personal as well. If you are also among those who are interested in learning more about her, stick to the very end.
Where Is Emily Carey From?
The House of the Dragons star was born Emily Joanna Carey in Barnet, London, England on 30th April 2003. While the actress herself has not talked much about her parents, as per IMDb, Emily Carey’s mother, Sarah MacDonnell, has worked on a few movies. There has been no mention of the actress’ father to date.
Many of Emily’s family members are reportedly involved in the theater business. Her grandmother was a wardrobe mistress on West End and Carey would help her pair socks backstage as a young girl. On IMDb, it has been mentioned that the actress’s great-uncle, John MacDonnell, and aunt Joanna MacDonnell worked in Holby City when she was just born. As a result, Emily was apparently featured in two episodes as a newborn.
Seeing as many of her family members are involved in the entertainment business, it is no surprise that Emily Carey also found interest in the world. She reportedly took weekend acting classes at Michael Xavier’s MX Masterclass. At the moment she is a patron there.
When Did Emily Carey Start Acting Professionally?
As stated above, Emily Carey grew up surrounded by arts whether it was working backstage with her grandmother or starring in TV shows as a newborn. Moreover, she was scouted by an agent when she was only eight years old. Her first professional work was in the production of Shrek The Musical at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane when she was nine. Following this Emily starred in The Sound of Music as Marta Von Trapp at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre.
Emily then made her on-screen debut at the age of 11 playing Grace Beauchamp in BBC’s highly popular show Casualty. She played the part semi-regularly from 2014 to 2017 and reprised the role in 2021. In between her appearance in Casualty, Carey played Mary Conan Doyle in Houdini and Doyle and young Diana in Wonder Woman.
Furthermore, Emily Carey also appeared as young Lara in the 2018 film Tomb Raider. Following this, she played Bea in an episode of Turn Up Charlie and had a significant part in the TV show, Get Even in 2020. Carey’s first major role came in 2020 when she played the titular role Anastasia in the film, Anastasia. She also voiced Mila Starr/Mila 2.0 and Anne Frank in Monster Family 2 and Where Is Anne Frank respectively.
However, 2022 seems to be the year when Emily Carey’s popularity skyrocketed, since she played a significant part in The Lost Girls and voiced Young Eunie in the video game Xenoblade Chronicles 3. But her biggest role to date is portraying Young Alicent Hightower in the highly awaited Game of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon.
Emily’s performance as young Alicent was well-received by viewers and critics alike. And while she is replaced by Olivia Cooke to play the older version of the character, Carey will be remembered for her work in the years to come.
Well, seeing as she has been in the entertainment world since she was a young girl, it won’t be a surprise if Emily Carey’s net worth is substantial. Moreover, with many more projects to come in the coming days, she will undoubtedly find more fame and fortune.
Is Emily Carey Dating Anyone?
Despite growing up in the spotlight, Emily Carey has kept much of her personal life hidden from the public. While she does not hesitate to share pictures with her friends celebrating special occasions, Emily has rarely talked about her love life in public. But we do know that Carey identifies as queer and uses the she/they pronouns.
Well, who Emily Carey’s partner is is a big mystery but we can see that she is enjoying her life as a young woman. We wish the talented actress all the best for her future and hope to see more of her in the coming days.