Emily Barclay

Emily Barclay

Highest Rated: 100% In My Father's Den (2004)

Lowest Rated: 9% Weekender (2011)

Birthday: Oct 24, 1984

Birthplace: Plymouth, Devon, England, UK

British actress Emily Barclay is best known for "In My Father's Den" and "Legends of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole." Barclay was born in Plymouth, England, but her first role was on the long-running New Zealand prime-time soap opera "Shortland Street," about a fictional hospital in Auckland City. She subsequently appeared on William Shatner's "A Twist in the Tale" and in the horror film "No One Can Hear You." In 2001, Barclay was featured in the New Zealand drama "Mercy Peak" and the TV movie "Terror Peak," about an active volcano. Her breakthrough role came in 2004 with the critically acclaimed drama "In My Father's Den," centered on a war photographer who returns to his small, suburban hometown. In 2006, Barclay starred in the black comedy "Suburban Mayhem," which premiered at Cannes. The film won Best Original Feature Film from the Australian Writers Guild and won Barclay Best Lead Actress at both the Australian Film Institute Awards and the Inside Film Awards. Barclay lent her voice to the 2010 animated film "Legends of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole," directed by Zack Snyder. The children's fantasy landed at number two in the American box office on its opening weekend.

Highest rated movies

In My Father's Den
Babyteeth Baby Done
The Light Between Oceans
Prime Mover
The Silence
Suburban Mayhem




92% 41% Baby Done Molly (Character) - 2020
93% 84% Babyteeth Toby (Character) $4.3K 2019
86% 67% Ellipsis Viv (Character) - 2017
61% 61% The Light Between Oceans Gwen Potts (Character) $12.5M 2016
9% 29% Weekender Claire (Character) - 2011
No Score Yet 38% Love Birds Brenda (Character) - 2011
No Score Yet 56% Lou Rhia (Character) - 2010
52% 63% Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole Gylfie (Voice) $55.7M 2010
55% 33% Prime Mover Melissa/Calendar Girl (Character) - 2009
50% 35% The Silence Evelyn Hutchison (Character) - 2006
20% 58% Suburban Mayhem Katrina Skinner (Character) - 2006
No Score Yet No Score Yet Deceit Katie McCarthy (Character) - 2004
100% 89% In My Father's Den Celia (Character) - 2004


80% 61% Glitch Sarah Hayes (Character) 2015 2017 2019
100% 96% Please Like Me Ella (Character) 2015-2016