Emma Myers is a young and talented actress who has recently gained a lot of attention for her role as Enid Sinclair, a late-blooming werewolf and roommate of Wednesday Addams, in the Netflix series Wednesday. But who is Emma Myers and what are some of the other movies and TV shows that she has been in? Here is a brief overview of her career and achievements so far.
Early Life and Beginnings
Emma Myers was born on April 2, 2002, in Orlando, Florida, to Nicole and Jeremy Myers. She has three sisters and is the second eldest among them. She attended a homeschool cooperative and, in her own words, “never had a traditional school experience”. From her mother’s side, she is of Greek ancestry.
Myers began her acting career as a child actress in 2010, making her debut in the TV series The Glades. She started acting professionally at the age of 16. Myers is a fan of K-pop, specifically the group Seventeen. In a 2022 interview with Teen Vogue, it was stated that The Lord of the Rings and Star Wars fandoms were “two fantastical pillars of online fandom that shaped the way Emma saw the world”. Myers describes herself as an introvert.
Breakthrough Role in Wednesday
In 2022, Myers had her breakthrough role, starring in the Netflix series Wednesday as Enid Sinclair, a late-blooming werewolf and roommate of Wednesday Addams (portrayed by Jenna Ortega). The series is a dark comedy that follows the adventures of Wednesday Addams as she attends Nevermore Academy, a mysterious boarding school for peculiar students. Myers’ character Enid is one of Wednesday’s closest friends and allies, who struggles with her identity and powers as a werewolf.
The series received positive reviews from critics and audiences alike, who praised the performances, humor, and visuals of the show. Myers also received acclaim for her portrayal of Enid, who became a fan favorite among viewers. In an interview with Elite Daily, Myers said that she loved playing Enid because she was “a very complex character” who had “a lot of layers to peel back”. She also said that she enjoyed working with Ortega, who she called “an amazing actress and person”.
Other Movies and TV Shows
Before Wednesday, Myers had minor roles in shows like Dead of Night and The Baker and the Beauty. She also appeared in movies like Letters to God, A Taste of Christmas, Girl in the Basement, and Southern Gospel. Based on her performance in Wednesday, it seems like Myers has a long career ahead of her.
Myers will next star in the Netflix comedy film Family Leave alongside Jennifer Garner, Ed Helms, and Brady Noon. The film is about a family who switches bodies with another family on vacation. Myers will play CC Walker, one of the children who swaps bodies with another kid. The film is expected to be released in 2023.
Myers will also play the lead character Pippa Fitz-Amobi in the television adaptation of the murder mystery novel A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson. The novel follows Pippa, a high school student who decides to investigate a closed case involving the death of a popular girl and the alleged killer who committed suicide. The series is currently in development.
Emma Myers is a rising star who has impressed audiences with her role as Enid Sinclair in Wednesday. She has also been in other movies and TV shows that showcase her versatility and talent. She has several upcoming projects that will further establish her as one of the most promising young actors in Hollywood. Emma Myers is definitely someone to watch out for in the future.