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Emily Kinney is an American actress and singer who portrayed Beth Greene in AMC's The Walking Dead.


Emily Kinney was born in Wayne, Nebraska, to Vaughn and Jean Kinney. She and her family frequently moved during her youth, including to Nevada, Oregon, and other parts of Nebraska.

In 2006, she graduated from Nebraska Wesleyan University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in theatre. She then moved to New York, where she pursued a Broadway and acting career.

On August 24th, 2018, she released her album, Oh Jonathan, which included her single released earlier that month called, Boy Band Hero. She also announced that she would be going on her second tour at this time to support the release of her new album.

Other Works

  • Spring Awakening
  • Hot for Teacher
  • Aunt Tigress
  • The Gamekillers
  • Law & Order: Criminal Intent
  • The Unusuals
  • It's Complicated
  • The Big C
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
  • The Following
  • The Flash
  • Masters of Sex
  • Love on the Sidelines
  • Messiah


  • Blue Toothbrush
  • Expired Love
  • Rockstar
  • This Is War
  • Birthday Cake
  • Back on Love
  • Popsicles
  • Mermaid Song
  • Oh Jonathan
  • Boy Band Hero


  • She was nominated for a Saturn Award in the category of Best Supporting Actress in Television for her portrayal of Beth Greene. [1]
  • She appeared in Train's music video for Bulletproof Picasso'. [2]
  • In response to Beth's death, she stated; "Beth wanted it all and made a big mistake", but that "She is a hero in her own way." [3]
  • She is a vegetarian.
  • She stopped watching the TV Series after Beth was killed off.
    • However, she started watching the show again to see her old cast mates and family.

External Links


  1. Leffler, Samantha. 'The Walking Dead' Nabs Seven Saturn Award Nominations - Cast Reacts! Wetpaint (March 4, 2015)
  2. Scott, Jason. Emily Kinney Stars In Train's 'Bulletproof Picasso' Pop Dust (January 24, 2015)
  3. Leffler, Samantha. Emily Kinney Says Beth Was a Hero Wetpaint (December 4, 2014)