Emily Robins

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Emily Robins
Born Emily Iris Robins
(1989-05-21) 21 May 1989 (age 34)
London, England
Occupation Actress/Singer
Years active 1999–present
Height 5'3 (1,60 m)

Emily Iris Robins (born 21 May 1989) is a New Zealand actress and singer. She was born to Danny Robins and Susan Robins. She is known for her role in the popular TV2 soap opera Shortland Street as Claire Simone Solomon (2004–2007), and for her role in the popular FOX 8 teen drama, SLiDE, where she portrayed Scarlett Carlyle. She was born in London, England but raised in New Zealand. She grew up in Orewa. She was involved with CentreStage (an Orewa Theatre company).

She gained her place in Shortland Street by auditioning at high school, winning the part of Claire.[1] She left the show in July 2007, when her character was found dead in a dumpster, by TK Samuels (Benjamin Mitchell) and Mark Weston (Tim Foley).

In 2007, she appeared in a stage performance of Arthur Miller's The Crucible, in Auckland City, New Zealand, where she portrayed the character of Susannah.

In 2008 Robins was cast as the lead in the Australian children's television program The Elephant Princess, playing protagonist Alexandra Wilson.[2] The show ran for two seasons. The Elephant Princess had its name changed to The Rock Princess in the United Kingdom. In 2011 she was cast as Scarlett Carlyle in the Australian teen drama series SLiDE.

Robins played the character of Toni in the 2016 TV2 drama series Filthy Rich.


Television series
Year Title Role Notes
2004–2007 Shortland Street Claire Solomon Main role
2008-2011 The Elephant Princess Alex Wilson Main role, 52 episodes
2011 SLiDE Scarlett Carlyle Main role, 10
2015 Three Kings Sugar Short Film
2016 Filthy Rich Toni Recurring Guest Role


Year Award Film Result
2005 TV Guide Best on the Box People's Choice Award for Rising Star Shortland Street Won


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