Emily Meade (born January 10, 1989) is an American film and television actress. She has appeared in films such as Twelve (2010), My Soul to Take (2010), Gimme Shelter (2013), That Awkward Moment (2014), Money Monster (2016), and Nerve (2016), and the television series Boardwalk Empire, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, The Leftovers and Broad City. She also portrayed a future version of the character Ella Blake in the third season finale of Fringe, and had a leading role in the HBO series The Deuce (2017–2019).
Meade on the set of the film Twelve in 2009
|Born||January 10, 1989|
New York City, U.S.
In 1997, at the age of seven, she sang "Up, over, through and under" (Sottosopra) at the Italian song contest Zecchino d'Oro. The song won the Zecchino d'Argento prize for the best non-Italian song.
She then starred in My Soul to Take, directed by Wes Craven. Co-stars included Max Thieriot and Nick Lashaway. She starred in the 2010 release, Twelve as a drug addicted teenager. Meade appeared in the independent drama, Bluebird, in 2013. She had a supporting role in the first season of the HBO drama, The Leftovers. In 2016, she portrayed Sydney in the film Nerve starring Dave Franco and Emma Roberts. She received considerable critical acclaim for her portrayal of prostitute and porn star Lori Madison in HBO's The Deuce, creator David Simon describing her performance as "one of the best I ever got on a show".
|2006||The House Is Burning||Anne|
|2008||Assassination of a High School President||Tiffany Ashwood|
|2010||Burning Palms||Chloe Marx|
|2010||My Soul to Take||Leah 'Fang' Hellerman|
|2011||Young Adult||Denny's Waitress|
|2012||Sleepwalk with Me||Samantha|
|2012||Adventures in the Sin Bin||Suzie|
|2012||Thanks for Sharing||Becky|
|2014||That Awkward Moment||Christy|
|2015||Me Him Her||Gabbi|
|2015||Charlie, Trevor and a Girl Savannah||Savannah|
|2018||Trial by Fire||Stacy Willingham|
|2008–2011||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Anna / Corinne Stafford||Guest role; 2 episodes|
|2009||Back||Shannon Miles||Television film|
|2010||Law & Order||Bonnie Jones / Amanda Evans||Episode: "Steel-Eyed Death"|
|2010||Boardwalk Empire||Pearl||Guest role; 2 episodes|
|2011||Fringe||Ella Dunham||Episode: "The Day We Died"|
|2014||The Leftovers||Aimee||Main role (season 1); 6 episodes|
|2016||Broad City||Maxanne||Episode: "Two Chainz"|
|2016||Mother, May I Sleep with Danger?||Pearl||Television film|
|2017–2019||The Deuce||Lori Madison||Main role; 25 episodes|
- Jeffrey, Morgan (2011-03-24). "Emily Meade wins 'Fringe' role". Digital Spy. Retrieved 2011-03-24.
- Emily Meade - Zecchino d'Oro Archived 2014-05-04 at the Wayback Machine; accessed July 15, 2015.(in Italian)
- Hinson, Mark (October 18, 2013). "Somber, well-acted 'Bluebird' pulls no punch". Tallahassee Democrat. Retrieved October 18, 2013.
- Huggins, Sarah. "'The Leftovers' Emily Meade teases sexual tension with Justin Theroux and what's to come in Season 1". Zap2it. Tribune Media Services, LLC. Retrieved August 6, 2014.
- Alan Sepinwall, David Simon and Emily Meade on What Lori Means to ‘The Deuce’, Rolling Stone, October 21, 2019