Emily Clara Rios (born April 27, 1989) is an American actress and model. She is best known for her role as Andrea Cantillo on the AMC series Breaking Bad. In 2013 she began portraying newspaper reporter Adriana Mendez on the FX series The Bridge. She is currently starring as Lucía Villanueva in the FX drama Snowfall.
Rios in 2006
Rios was professionally discovered during a day out at a shopping mall. She appeared in the 2005 short film For Them and the 2006 film Quinceañera. In 2008, she appeared in the independent film Vicious Circle. She has also had recurring roles in the television series Friday Night Lights, Men of a Certain Age, Breaking Bad, The Bridge and From Dusk till Dawn: The Series. She portrays Lucia Villanueva, the daughter of a Mexican crime boss, on the drama Snowfall, which debuted on FX on July 5, 2017.
|2005||For Them||Lydia||Short film|
|2007||The Blue Hour||Happy|
|2007||The Stain on the Sidewalk||Vanessa|
|2009||Down for Life||Vanessa|
|2009||The Winning Season||Kathy Reyes|
|2010||Pete Smalls Is Dead||Xan|
|2011||Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son||Isabelle|
|2016||Paint It Black||Pen|
|2018||If Beale Street Could Talk||Victoria Rogers|
|2007||ER||Tracy Martinez||Episode:"Under the Influence"|
|2008||The Closer||Elena Contreras||Episode: "Sudden Death"|
|2008||House||Sophia Velez||Episode: "Emancipation"|
|2009–2011||Men of a Certain Age||Maria||12 episodes|
|2010–2011||Friday Night Lights||Epyck Sanders||4 episodes|
|2010–2013||Breaking Bad||Andrea Cantillo||10 episodes|
|2012–2013||Private Practice||Angela Reilly||3 episodes|
|2013–2014||The Bridge||Adriana Mendez||23 episodes|
|2013||Almost Human||Paige Hernandez||Episode: "Are You Receiving?"|
|2014||Grimm||Frankie Gonzales||Episode: "The Good Soldier"|
|2015||Scandal||Ensign Martin||Episode: "A Few Good Women"|
|2015||True Detective||Betty Chessani||3 episodes|
|2015||Criminal Minds||Tammy Vasquez||Episode: "Outlaw"|
|2015||From Dusk till Dawn||Lorena Vasconcelos||Episode: "Santa Sangre"|
|2016||Ximena Vasconcelos||5 episodes|
|2016||The Infamous||Alice Calderon||Unsold pilot|
|2017–present||Snowfall||Lucia Villanueva||20 episodes|
- State of California Birth Index, 1905-1995. Center for Health Statistics, California Department of Health Services, Sacramento, California. Searchable at FamilyTreeLegends.com
- Andreeva, Nellie. "Emily Rios & Matthew Lillard Promoted To Regulars On FX's 'The Bridge'". Deadline. PMC. Retrieved 6 June 2014.
- Stanhope, Kate (June 8, 2017). "John Singleton Reveals Inspirations for His FX Cocaine Drama 'Snowfall'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 10, 2017.
- "Emily Rios talks being gay and having a say on her character on "The Bridge" - AfterEllen". AfterEllen. 2014-07-21. Retrieved 2018-07-04.
- For Them on IMDb
- Emily Rios talks being gay and having a say on her character on “The Bridge”