Emily Lauren Coates (born 1994/1995) is an English actress. On television, she is best known for her roles in the BBC Three comedy Ladhood (2019–2022) and the Netflix series Cursed (2020).

Emily Coates
Emily Lauren Coates

Basingstoke, England
Years active2019–present

Early life edit

Coates was born in Basingstoke, Hampshire.[1] Coates joined the National Youth Theatre. She also trained with the Actors Class and appeared in local Petersfield stage productions.[2]

Career edit

In 2019, Coates made her television debut when she began playing Rachel Fielder in the BBC Three and BBC iPlayer comedy series Ladhood[3][4] and had a recurring role as Jenny in the BBC One sitcom Warren. She also made guest appearances in episodes of the W series Flack and the Channel 4 drama Ackley Bridge.[5] The following year in 2020, Coates had a prominent supporting role as the villain Sister Iris in the Netflix Arthurian fantasy series Cursed.[6][7]

It was then announced Coates would make her feature film debut in the live-action adaptation of Disney's The Little Mermaid as a new character named Rosa. The film premiered in 2023.[8] Also in 2023, Coates had a recurring role as Petra in the third and final season of the Hulu historical comedy-drama The Great.[9][10]

Filmography edit

Year Title Role Notes
2019 Flack Milly Episode: "Calvin"
2019 Warren Jenny 2 episodes
2019 Ackley Bridge Lucy Pellow 1 episode
2019–2022 Ladhood Rachel Fielder 9 episodes
2020 Cursed Sister Iris 8 episodes
2021 Tiny Dancer Sophie Short film
2023 The Little Mermaid Rosa
2023 The Great Petra 7 episodes
2023 The Long Shadow Tracey Browne 1 episode

References edit

  1. ^ "Emily Lauren Coates". England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008. Retrieved 25 August 2022.
  2. ^ "Emily Coates". Hamilton Hodell. Retrieved 30 August 2023.
  3. ^ Hibbs, James (6 September 2022). "How to watch Ladhood". Radio Times. Retrieved 30 August 2023.
  4. ^ "Emily Coates, Actor". British Comedy Guide. Retrieved 30 August 2023.
  5. ^ Bernardini, Gabrielle (21 July 2020). "'Cursed': Who Plays Sister Iris in the Netflix Fantasy Series?". Distractify. Retrieved 30 August 2023.
  6. ^ "Who plays Iris in Cursed? - Emily Coates". PopBuzz. Retrieved 30 August 2023.
  7. ^ Day-Ramos, Dino (4 March 2019). "'Cursed': Devon Terrell, Gustaf Skarsgard, Lily Newmark & More Join Arthurian Netflix Series". Deadline. Retrieved 17 July 2020.
  8. ^ Thapa, Shaurya (28 May 2023). "The Little Mermaid Live-Action Remake Cast & Character Guide". Screen Rant. Retrieved 30 August 2023.
  9. ^ Greene, Steve (22 May 2023). "'The Great' Pulled Off Its Own 'Succession'-Like Shocker to Perfection". IndieWire. Retrieved 30 August 2023.
  10. ^ Dhanji, Ali (26 May 2023). "Emily Coates". ReVamp. Retrieved 30 August 2023.

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