Emma Lahana

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Emma Lahana
Bornc. 1984 (age 34–35)
Years active2000–2013, 2018–present

Emma Lahana (born c. 1984) is a New Zealand actress. She is known for her roles as Kira Ford, the Yellow Dino Ranger in Power Rangers Dino Thunder, Jennifer Mason on Haven, and Brigid O'Reilly in Cloak & Dagger.


Lahana played Erin Kingston, a supporting role on the New Zealand TV drama Shortland Street, and also appeared on Street Legal. She also portrayed Fiona in Disney's You Wish! In 2004, Lahana starred as Kira Ford, the Yellow Power Ranger, on Power Rangers Dino Thunder.[1] For this series, she recorded the songs "Patiently", "Freak You Out", "I'm Over You", "Just a Little" and "True Love" (Ft. Morgan Fairhead).[citation needed]

Lahana appeared in an episode of the fourth season of Stargate Atlantis, "Outcast" and as the waitress abducted by a serial killer on the third-season episode of Psych. Lahana also appeared in the movies Alien Agent, and in the true-crime thriller Dear Mr. Gacy, where she played the girlfriend of Jason Moss. In 2010, she played the role of Beth in the television miniseries Seven Deadly Sins. Lahana also played a recurring character on the TV series Hellcats, starring Aly Michalka and Ashley Tisdale. She also appeared in the music video for Drew Seeley's single "How a Heart Breaks". In 2012, she appeared in the television movie Big Time Movie.[2] In 2013, Lahana was cast in the recurring role of Jennifer Mason on the Syfy drama series, Haven.[3]

In 2018, Lahana was cast as a series regular in Freeform television series Marvel's Cloak & Dagger,[4] where she plays New Orleans police detective Brigid O'Reilly.[5]



Year Title Role Notes
2007 Alien Agent Julie Direct-to-video film
2008 Slap Shot 3: The Junior League Shayne Baker Direct-to-video film
2008 The Girlfriend Experience Adrian
2009 Ratko: The Dictator's Son Sorority Girl in Sweats
2010 Transparency Alex
2010 Dear Mr. Gacy Alyssa
2013 Afterparty Hailey


Year Title Role Notes
2000–2001 Shortland Street Erin Kingston
2003 You Wish! Fiona Television film
2004 Power Rangers Dino Thunder Kira Ford / Yellow Dino Ranger Main role
2005 Power Rangers S.P.D. Kira Ford / Yellow Ranger Episodes: "Wormhole", "History"
2007 Nobody Kara Television film
2007 Supernatural Jen Episode: "Tall Tales"
2007 Kyle XY Girl Episode: "Does Kyle Dream of Electric Fish?"
2007 Power Rangers Operation Overdrive Kira Ford / Yellow Ranger Episodes: "Once a Ranger: Parts 1 & 2"
2007 Whistler Angela Episode: "Road Trip"
2008 Stargate Atlantis Ava Dixon Episode: "Outcast"
2008 The L Word Missy P Episode: "Lesbians Gone Wild"
2009 Psych Waitress Episode: "An Evening with Mr. Yang"
2009 Polar Storm Zoe Television film
2009 The Guard Emily Greig Episodes: "He Is Heavy, He's My Brother", "Boom", "Full Circle"
2010 Seven Deadly Sins Beth Manning Television miniseries
2010–2011 Heartland Blair Episodes: "Homecoming", "Mood Swings"
2010–2011 Hellcats Charlotte Monroe Recurring role
2011 Trading Christmas Heather Spengler Television film
2012 Big Time Movie Penelope 'Penny' Lane Television film
2012 Emily Owens, M.D. Hannah Episode: "Emily and... the Question of Faith"
2013 Arctic Air Alex Recurring role (season 2)
2013 Haven Jennifer Mason Recurring role (season 4)
2018 Private Eyes Holly Brown Episode: "The Hills Have Eyes"
2018–present Cloak & Dagger Brigid O'Reilly / Mayhem Main role


  1. ^ Matthew Mueller (19 January 2018). "Power Rangers' Emma Lahana Joining Marvel's Cloak & Dagger". Comicbook.com. Retrieved 8 September 2018. Lahana played the role of Kira Ford on Power Rangers Dino Thunder, which aired in 2004. Lahana was the team's resident Yellow Dino Ranger...
  2. ^ Robert Lloyd (10 March 2012). "Big Time Rush's 'Big Time Movie': 'The Monkees' for post-Millennials". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 8 September 2018. ...and a girl spy named Penny Lane (Emma Lahana).
  3. ^ Lesley Goldberg (7 August 2013). "'Haven' Adds 'Dexter' Villain, 'Hellcats' Alum for Season 4 (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 8 September 2018.
  4. ^ Greg Evans (18 January 2018). "'Marvel's Cloak & Dagger': Freeform Releases Footage, Sets Premiere Date". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on 19 January 2018. Retrieved 19 January 2018. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  5. ^ Samantha Highfill (16 April 2018). "Marvel's Cloak & Dagger: Jaime Zevallos and Emma Lahana's characters are revealed". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 8 September 2018.

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