Emily O’Brien is an English-born half Persian actress. Her acting career started in the mid-2000s. She first appeared in an episode of the show What About Brian. She next starred as Jana Hawkes on the soap opera The Young and the Restless. This was her first starring role on television, which she played until 2011. After appearing in several short films, she made her feature debut in 2014’s Pernicious. She has since appeared in the movies Restoration, Honey Jar: Chase for the Gold, and The Bigfoot Project. Her most recent work on television was on Rock in a Hard Place.