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Emily Rutherfurd Biography

Birth Name:
Emily Kernan Rutherfurd
Birth Place:
New York, New York, United States

Fast Facts

  • Great-great-grandfather Levi P
  • Morton was vice president of the U
  • S
  • under President Benjamin Harrison and was governor of New York; he also drove the ceremonial first rivet into the Statue of Liberty and was the first American to climb it
  • Great grandfather Frank L
  • Polk was acting secretary of state under President Woodrow Wilson
  • Drawn to acting as a child after watching her dad perform in Gilbert and Sullivan operas
  • Screen debut was in the 1999 short film Loves Me Loves Me Not
  • Films include National Lampoon's Van Wilder and Elizabethtown
  • Volunteers for Reading Is Fundamental
  • Enjoys sailing and cooking


  • Winthrop Rutherfurd Jr. -- Father
  • Walter Avery Kernan -- Grandfather
  • Winthrop Rutherfurd -- Grandfather
  • Leslie Hadden Kernan -- Grandmother
  • Rollin McCulloch Gallagher IV -- Husband
  • Mary Kernan Rutherfurd -- Mother
  • Leslie Hadden Rutherfurd Coleman -- Sister
  • Lily Rutherfurd -- Sister