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Emily Swallow (born December 18, 1979) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Kim Fischer on The Mentalist and as Amara/The Darkness in the 11th season of Supernatural. She also appears as the Armorer in the Star Wars TV series The Mandalorian and had a minor role as Emily in the video game The Last of Us Part II.

She voiced Lisa Ţepeş in the Castlevania animated series.


Emily Swallow started her career in Broadway theatre, where she performed in various productions, including High Fidelity, King Lear, The Taming of the Shrew, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof at the Guthrie Theater, Much Ado About Nothing for Shakespeare in the Park, and the world-premiere of off-Broadway shows Romantic Poetry and Measure for Pleasure.

In 2008, Swallow made her film debut in the military drama The Lucky Ones. She starred in world premieres of Donald Margulies' play The Country House at the Los Angeles' Geffen Playhouse, opposite Mark Rylance in Louis Jenkins' play Nice Fish at the Guthrie Theatre, and in John Patrick Shanley's musical Romantic Poetry at the Manhattan Theater Club. She won the Falstaff Award for best Female Performer in 2010 for her performance as Kate in The Taming of the Shrew.

In 2012, Swallow and fellow singer/comedian Jac Huberman created a stage show called Jac N Swallow, which they performed in New York at the Laurie Beeckman Theater and Joe's Pub, and they have been developing a series based on the characters. In 2013, she collaborated with Mark Rylance and poet Louis Jenkins on the world premiere of Nice Fish at the Guthrie Theater. In 2016, she was cast in the Center Theatre Group's production of Ayad Akhtar's Disgraced.

Swallow's first television role was in Guiding Light, and she later played parts in Southland, Ringer, The Good Wife, NCIS, Flight of the Conchords, Medium, as series regular Dr. Michelle Robidaux on TNT's medical drama Monday Mornings and Rizzoli & Isles. She had a starring role in The Mentalist as FBI agent Kim Fischer. In 2015, she was cast in the eleventh season of Supernatural as the new character Amara, "The Darkness".


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