Emily Bett Rickards

Emily Bett Rickards (Born July 24, 1991) is a Canadian actress.

She was born on the west coast of Canada and, from an early age, was attracted to acting. After an introduction to musical theater and dance, she graduated early from the Vancouver Film School. Rickards participated in castings and obtained several small roles. Emily Bett also studied at the Alida Vocal Studio in Vancouver.

Emily Rickards appears in the clip for the Nickelback single “Never Gonna Be Alone” in 2008 and, after several minor roles, is committed to the role of Felicity Smoak in the Arrow series in 2012.

She initially signs a contract for an episode but the chemistry created with star Stephen Amell and the positive reaction of the fans allows her to get a recurring role in the rest of the first season and then a lead role in the second.

She then obtains the role of Lauren Phillips in the TV movie Romeo Killer: The Chris Porco Story.