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Tinsel Korey

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Tinsel Korey
Born (1980-03-25) March 25, 1980 (age 37)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Actress
Years active 2004–present
Website http://www.tinselkorey.com

Tinsel Korey (born March 25, 1980) is a Canadian actress, best known for portraying the Makah Emily Young in the Twilight Saga films New Moon and Eclipse.

Life and career

Prior to moving to Vancouver, Korey had already appeared in some ads. She then decided in late 2002 to move to Hollywood, but was "stopped at the border because she couldn't prove she was going to come back to Canada. She couldn't go home though so she called her friend and got on a flight to Vancouver and she's been there ever since."[1]

In 2006, Korey was given a small role as a rape victim opposite Callum Keith Rennie in the film Unnatural & Accidental, which told the story of a series of murders of mostly Native American women. The film's director, Carl Bessai, recalled: "It was one of her first gigs and it was harrowing. She was terrified and Callum is so method, so intense. It was one of those moments where you watch a young actor and you think, 'This will either really give them the power to act or it will just alienate them.'"[2]

Korey performed as a singer at the 2008 National Aboriginal Achievement Awards.

Korey currently lives in Los Angeles.

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
2005 It Waits Lark Rainwater
2006 Divided by Zero Ashley Short
2006 Unnatural & Accidental Blue Girl
2007 Lookout, TheThe Lookout Maura
2008 Mothers&Daughters Cynthia
2009 Twilight Saga: New Moon, TheThe Twilight Saga: New Moon Emily Young
2010 Twilight Saga: Eclipse, TheThe Twilight Saga: Eclipse Emily Young
2010 Stained Isabelle Clarke
2011 Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 , TheThe Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 Emily Young
2012 Black Box Kate
2014 Bullet Vanessa
2015 Single in South Beach Sandra
2015 Fishing Naked Jen
2015 Native and the Shrink, TheThe Native and the Shrink Rachel Short
2016 Guns of Purgatory S.S. Abbey Short

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2004 Tru Calling Jen "Murder in the Morgue"
2004 Da Vinci's Inquest Sheila "A Man When He's Down"
2005 Into the West Bluebird TV miniseries
2006 Godiva's Chantal "The Fifth Taste", "Inked", "Exit Strategies"
2007 Hybrid Lydia TV film
2007 Luna: Spirit of the Whale Annie TV film
2007 Post Mortem Alicia TV film
2007 Tin Man Airofday TV miniseries
2007 Intelligence Felicia "Something in the Air", "The Heat Is On", "A Dark Alliance"
2008 Quality of Life, TheThe Quality of Life Anna Navarez TV film
2008 Rabbit Fall Zoe Regular role
2008 Guard, TheThe Guard Martine / Justine Recurring role
2009 Wyvern Vinyl Hampton TV film
2011 Sanctuary Sioux "One Night"
2012 Black Forest Karin TV film
2013 Blackstone Roberta Recurring role
2014 Killer Women Diane "Demons"
2015 Z Nation Ayalla "We Were Nowhere Near the Grand Canyon"
2016 Longmire Tina "The Stuff Dreams Are Made Of"
2016 Young and the Restless, TheThe Young and the Restless Evan "1.11036"

References

  1. ^ [1], "Tinsel Korey as Anna Navarez in Dominic da Vinci's 'The Quality of Life'
  2. ^ "New Moon's Emily may be in the Twilight of her anonymity". The Province, May 5, 2009.

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