Emily Bergl is an English-American actress. She started her acting career in the late 1990s debuting in the movie The Rage: Carrie 2. Her first TV appearance was in Wasteland. She next played recurring character Francie Jarvis in Gilmore Girls. At the same time, she had roles in the films Chasing Sleep, Happy Campers, and Final Draft. She later starred as Annie O’Donnell in the ABC series Men in Trees. From 2009 to 2013, she played recurring character Tammi Byrant in Southland. She also appeared as Beth Young in Desperate Housewives. Her next notable role was as Sammi Slott in Shameless, as well as Lilah Tanner in American Crime.