Emily O'Brien first appeared on The Young and the Restless in August, 2006.
A native of Bedfordshire, England, O'Brien moved to the States when she was ten years old. She began performing and studying theater at a young age. After completing two years in college, O'Brien moved to Los Angeles, where she landed roles in the horror film Séance, television's What About Brian, and The Reality Show with Andy Dick. O'Brien was also cast in a music video for Fall Out Boy.
In 2006, O'Brien starred in the Andy Dick comedy, Danny Roane: First Time Director. She also had a supporting role in Coma, a thriller starring Michael Madsen.
O'Brien is able to perform a number of British and European dialects, and speaks fluent Farsi.