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EMORY COHEN

TV/Film: Rebel Ridge / The Bikeriders / American Outlaws / Big Gold Bricks / Blue Bayou / The Birthday Cake / Flashback / Lansky / Stockholm / The Dougherty Gang / The Loudest Voice / The Education of Frederick Fitzell / Killerman / Sweetheart / The Wolf Hour / Lord of Chaos / Shot Caller / War Machine / Hot Summer Nights / The OA / Vincent N Roxxy / By Way of Helena / Brooklyn / Stealing Stars / The Gambler / Beneath the Harvest Sky / Smash / All Is Bright / Blue Potato / Nor'easter / The Place Beyond The Pines / Four / The Hungry Ghosts / New York, I Love You / Tess and Nana / Afterschool
Summary: Emory Cohen was born in New York City. He graduated from Elisabeth Irwin High School and started acting at UArts in Philadelphia under a full scholarship. His first major role was playing 'Leo' on NBC's Smash (2012), 'Julia Houston' (Debra Messing)'s son. His stand-out roles include the troubled teen AJ in The Place Beyond the Pines (2012), starring alongside 'Bradley Cooper' and Ryan Gosling. In Beneath the Harvest Sky (2013), he played Casper, a loyal friend who finds himself caught up in the illegal prescription drug trade in northern Maine. The film, screened at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival, is written, directed, and produced by Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly, whose documentary, The Way We Get By (2009), was nominated for a national Emmy. In February 2014, Emory wrapped Paramount's The Gambler (2014) with Mark L. Walberg and in May 2014 shoots the feature film Brooklyn (2015), based on the book by Colm Tóibín. He plays Tony, the love interest of Saoirse Ronan's character. Yet to be released is Stealing Cars (2015), directed by Bradley Kaplan and produced by Rachel Winter, producer of Dallas Buyers Club (2013). ...

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