Emilia “Emily” Rebecca Kinney is an American actress and recording artist, best known for her role as Beth Greene in the AMC television series The Walking Dead and for playing Emily on The Big C.
Kinney started her career at the age of 23, when she participated in the play Spring Awakening, in which she played the role of Anna, a smart and carefree resident in a strict city. The following year, she participated in the stage production of August: Osage County, where she played the role of Jean Fordham. Kinney was cast in Showtime’s The Big C, playing the role of Emily. Kinney made her film debut with Aunt Tigress, where she played the role of Aunt Gina. Kinney continued her acting as a variety of recurring, guest and cameo roles on a majority of films and television shows.
Kinney was cast as a recurring character on AMC’s The Walking Dead, where she played Beth Greene, the 16-year-old sister of Maggie Greene in Season 2. After being on the show for two years, she received a promotion to series regular, along with Chad Coleman and Sonequa Martin-Green.