14 January 1982 |
Emma Lung (born 14 January 1982) is an Australian actress.
Early life and education
Born in Sydney, Lung's father is half-Chinese; his father (Emma's paternal grandfather) being born in a province near Beijing,. Lung's mother is Scottish/French. Growing up in Sydney, she attended Newtown High School of the Performing Arts, Australia before being accepted into the Professional Performing Arts School in New York City and completed her dramatic studies there.
Lung played Carmelita in the short-lived Australian drama series The Cooks. She received her first breakthrough role in the film Peaches starring alongside Jacqueline McKenzie and Hugo Weaving. She starred in the movie 48 Shades alongside Victoria Thaine and Richard Wilson. Lung starred in Christopher Smith's Triangle and stars alongside Ian Somerhalder in Cradlewood under the direction from Harry Weinmann. She starred in the 2012 psychological thriller Crave alongside Josh Lawson, Edward Furlong, and Ron Perlman, which was directed by Charles de Lauzirika. She plays Lola, the scheming wife of second son Marou Montebello in ABC's 2012 series The Straits. Emma is currently playing Colette Riger, A teacher in the television show Wonderland, aired on channel 10 since 2013.
At the 2007 Logie awards, Lung won the Graham Kennedy Award For Most Outstanding New Talent.
Emma married Henry Zalapa in 2013.
Emma and Henry welcomed their first child, son Marlowe James Zapala on Easter Sunday, 5th April, 2015.
|2009||The Boys Are Back||Mia|
|2007||The Jammed||Crystal||Nominated for an AFI- Best Supporting Actress|
|2006||48 Shades||Naomi||Completed Film|
|2005||Two Minutes to Midnight||Claire|
|2005||House of Wax||Jennifer||Uncredited|
|2004||The Cooks||Carmelita||TV series|
|2003||Temptation||Carmelita||TV movie preceding The Cooks|
|2003||The Extreme Team||Kelly||U.S. title: The X-Team|
|2002||Garage Days||Freddy's Babysitter|
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