Julie Ann Emery began her career at the age of 16 on the theatrical stage. Most recently she starred in "Boy Gets Girl" at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles. In Chicago she received rave reviews in the title role of "Gypsy". In New York she appeared in "Twelfth Night", "Hot L Baltimore" and "Caesar and Cleopatra," Emery was born and raised in Crossville, Tennessee, the daughter of Janice (Fields), a computer analyst, and Gary Emery, a dairy farmer. She attended Webster Conservatory in St. Louis, Missouri, where she studied acting. She began her career at the age of 16 on the theatrical stage and has appeared in several productions, such as A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and Bye Bye Birdie.
She has made guest appearances on television series, such as ER, CSI: Miami and Commander in Chief, and starring roles in Line of Fire, and Steven Spielberg's miniseries Taken. She also appeared in the film Hitch, alongside Will Smith. She currently resides in Los Angeles, California with her husband, Broadway actor Kevin Earley.