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Emily Somers was born in San Francisco and grew up in the Bay Area. Beginning her experience on the stage as a ballerina, Emily transitioned from studying dance to focusing on theatre and singing, performing in various productions around the city.


She attended the American Conservatory Theater’s Summer Training Congress in San Francisco and the British American Drama Academy’s Midsummer in Oxford program at Oxford University to supplement her training at the University of California, Davis, where she graduated with honors in Dramatic Art and highest honors in American Studies.


After graduation, Emily moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in film and television. She was a recurring guest star (Lindsay) on the most recent season of WESTWORLD, will recur on a new AppleTV+/Hello Sunshine show premiering this year, starred opposite Jean Smart in the Horror/Thriller feature AWAKEN THE SHADOWMAN, worked with Gerard Butler as Dawn in Gabriele Muccino's film PLAYING FOR KEEPS, appeared in Netflix's SANDY WEXLER, and was the lead in the popular indie thriller REBOOT. Emily was also nominated for Best Actress in a Short Film at the Madrid International Film Festival for her role in SOULMATE. Additionally, she appeared in a multi-spot national Subaru campaign and a national commercial for HBO GO, along with multiple national VO spots for Pacific Life and


Emily has worked as a story analyst for companies including Paradigm and Alcon Entertainment, and as the assistant to Breakdown & U-571 Writer/Director Jonathan Mostow. Her first short BINGO! was selected as a finalist in the Dances With Films 2-Minute 2-Step competition. She optioned the film rights to a female-driven novel, Into the Valley by Ruth Galm, which she has adapted into a screenplay. She filmed a short/proof of concept based on the feature last summer, which is now being submitted to festivals. 


Emily is managed by Tina Osterman at Rothman/Andrés Entertainment, represented across the board by Stone Talent Agency, regionally by Cast Images (NorCal), and for Print Modeling by it Model Management. 

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