Emily Pendergast Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 03 Dec, 2020
Facts of Emily Pendergast
Date of Birth: 1987 , February-25
Age: 33 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Emily Pendergast
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Youngstown, Ohio
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Working For We Broke Up (2020), Pucked (pre-production)
Net Worth $100,000
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Brown
Face Color Fair
Married Yes
Married to Cory Pendergast
Children No
Education Ohio University
Online Presence Instagram, Twitter
Movies Lovely Day (short), This Isn't Funny (short), We Broke Up (2020), Pucked (TV film)
TV Show You Can Do Better (2016), Veep (2019), Pimpin' Dick (2019), Mike Tyson Mysteries (2020)
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Professional since 2013, the American actress Emily Pendergast got TV fame within a short span of time, thanks to her career breakthrough as Beth Ryan in Veep (2019). She made her TV debut through the short-film Blah (2013) and later was cast in You Can Do Better (2016), The News Tank (2019), and 'Pimpin' Dick' (2019, mini-series).

When and Where Was Emily Pendergast Born?

Born on February 25, 1987, in Youngstown, Ohio, the USA Emily's birth name is Emily Deborah Sulenski. An American by nationality, she hails from white ethnicity. As of December 2020, she is 33 years old.

Pendergrast attended and graduated from Ohio University.

CAPTION: Emily and her mother SOURCE: Instagram @ependergast

No detail on her family members is out, but are reportedly her great supporters throughout the acting journey. 

Acting Debut and Breakthrough To Fame

Emily Pendergast, at the age of 26, made her on-screen debut as a Zombie waitress in the short-film Blah. Her emerging acting skills sharpened even more with works in the short-films: Drunk Elijah: A Passover Story! (2014) & Yuri Kavchek: An American Dreamer (2014), along with TV series: Riding Buddies (2014) and Not Looking (2015).

In 2016, she worked in 5 episodes of You Can Do Better, which followed her TV appearances in the series Search Bar (2017) and Love (2018). Pendergast then worked in short films Lovely Day (2018) and Season's Meetings (2018).

Her career breakthrough came in 2019 when she was cast as Beth Ryan in the comedy series Veep (7 episodes) starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Tony Hale, and Anna Chlumsky. The same year, the American actress portrayed Christine in the 6-episode TV mini-series "Pimpin' Dick".

CAPTION: Emily Pendergast as Beth Ryan in Veep SOURCE: IMDB

In addition to that, Emily's other acting credits in 2019 were:

  • The News Tank (TV series)
  • Gremlin Girl (TV series)
  • Preston's World (short-film)
  • This Isn't Funny (TV short)

In 2020, she made guest appearances in the TV series Mike Tyson Mysteries, Indebted, and Damage Control. Moreover, Pendergast worked with co-stars Aya Cash, William Jackson Harper, and Sarah Bolger in the 2020 comedy film We Broke Up.

Upcoming Project

She will play Becky Maddox in the TV film Pucked alongside David Sampen & Casey O'Farrell; the movie is under pre-production.

Is A Married Woman- Who Is Her Husband?

Emily is enjoying a blissful marital relationship with her husband Cory Pendergast, an American actor, writer, and editor. Reportedly, the couple married on September 8, 2012, after years of dating but are yet to open up about their courtship.

After their marriage, she changed her surname; from 'Sulenski' to 'Pendergast' and thus began her acting career being famous Emily Pendergast.

An avid user of Instagram (@ependergast) with over 3.1K followers, the American actress often shares an adorable post with her husband and recalls the wedding throwback on the occasion of their anniversary.

CAPTION: Emily Pendergast and her husband Cory Pendergast SOURCE: Instagram @ependergast

Her Twitter account @empendergast has over 1.3K followers.

Emily and Cory are yet to share children of their own.

Net Worth In 2020

Turned professional in 2013, Emily records 22 acting credits and has a $100,000 net worth in late 2020. Without a doubt, the acting career is the main source of her income, thanks to her notable roles in You Can Do Better and Veep, which grabbed her fame as well as fortune.

On average, an actor in the United States can earn $57,000 per year.

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