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|Born||Emelia Jane Burns
18 February 1982
Emelia Jane Burns (born 18 February 1982) is an Australian actress, who has had roles in films and television series.
Burns appeared in the 2007 action film The Condemned, written and directed by Scott Wiper, as Yasantwa, a convict on death row from Ghana, transported to a remote island to compete in an illegal human hunting television show. Burns also appeared in the 2011 horror movie Don't Be Afraid of the Dark.
Burns is well known for her role as Diva, in two seasons of the children's television series The Elephant Princess. She has also appeared on The Starter Wife as Mudawa, Sea Patrol as Zuraya, the children's television series H2O: Just Add Water, and in MTV's The Shannara Chronicles as Commander Tilton.
- H2O: Just Add Water (2006) – Nurse (episode: "Under the Weather")
- The Starter Wife (2007) – Mudawa (episode: "Hour 1")
- Sea Patrol (2008) – Zuraya (episode: "Rules of Engagement")
- The Elephant Princess (2008–11) – Diva (Recurring role (seasons 1–2), 50 episodes)
- Terra Nova (2011) – Reilly (Recurring role, 7 episodes)
- The Neighbors (2013–14) – Mandy Edwards (3 episodes)
- Childhood's End (2015) – Ch 5 Reporter (episode: "The Overlords")
- The Shannara Chronicles (2016) – Commander Tilton (Recurring role)
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