Apr. 8th, 1973
San Diego, California, USA
Emma Caulfield's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2009 - TiMER
2003 - Darkness Falls
2002 - Chance
Guest TV Roles
Born and raised in San Diego, Emma Caulfield began studying drama in high school at the La Jolla Playhouse and the Old Globe Theatre where she won the distinguished honor of "Excellence in Theatre Arts." Emma continued her education in psychology at San Francisco State and UCLA. After college, she picked up her drama studies once again at The American School in Switzerland (TASIS) in London.
Best known for her starring role as the young and beautiful demon-turned-mortal, "Anya" on the hit series "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" (1997) starting in 1999. Caulfield's role originally started out as a guest, demon-of-the-week, appearance in a December 1998 episode. She was called back for a few more guest spots for plot reasons, which is when Joss Whedon, the creator of Buffy, realized her talent. She appeared in most of the episodes the following season, and after that, was promoted to a full time series regular. Caulfield's humor and levity added a comedic dimension to the show, which made its final bow in May 2003. She was also a major character on "Beverly Hills, 90210" (1990) in the 1995-1996 as Brandon's journalist girlfriend, Susan Keats, in which she appeared in thirty episodes.
She recently starred as "Caitlin Green" in the Revolution Studios thriller, Darkness Falls (2003), which opened as the number one film at the box office. Caulfield starred alongside newcomer Chaney Kley as a young woman attempting to take care of her troubled 8-year old brother who is plagued by night terrors. Left to her own resources, Caitlin must tackle the legendary evil that haunts their small town in the dark. Emma is currently in pre-production with producer Steve Pink (I) (High Fidelity (2000)) to star in and co-produce an upcoming satirical docu-drama.
- Her mother is a professional singer.
- Attended the wedding of 'Alyson Hannigan' (qv) and 'Alexis Denisof' (qv).
- Supports candidate Ron Paul for president in 2008.
- Is good friends with and keeps in touch with _"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" (1997)_ (qv) cast mates 'Alyson Hannigan' (qv), 'Anthony Head' (qv), and 'Tom Lenk' (qv).
- She was number 86 in a list of the worlds 100 sexiest women in 2002.
- She was number 98 in a list of the worlds 100 sexiest women in 2003.
- Attended San Francisco State University.
- On the 6th season _"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" (1997)_ (qv) DVD, 'Joss Whedon' (qv) says that her singing and dancing talents in the musical episode "Once More With Feeling" most surprised him over everyone else's talents in the cast. He gave Emma an additional singing number later in the series.