Shay Mitchell (born Shannon Ashley Garcia Mitchell; 10 April 1987 in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian-Filipino actress, model, entrepreneur and author. She is best known for her role as Emily Fields in Pretty Little Liars.
Film - Live-Action
- Dreamland (2016) as Nicole
- Mother's Day (2016) as Tina
- The Possession Of Hannah Grace (2018) as Megan Reed
- Degrassi: The Next Generation (2009) as Model
- Pretty Little Liars (2010 — 2017) as Emily Fields
- Aaron Stone (2010) as Irina Webber
- Rookie Blue (2010) as Cute Girl
- Punk'd (2012) as Herself
- Glee (2012) as Girl in Yellow Jacket
- Project Runway (2015) as Heself
- RuPaul's Drag Race (2018) as Herself
- You (2018) as Peach Salinger
- Trese (2021) as Alexandra Trese
This actress provides examples of:
- Canada, Eh?: She was born and raised in Mississauga, Ontario.
- Fangirl: Her name comes from how she was a huge one of Jennifer Lopez and her friends started calling her "Shay-Lo" and eventually just "Shay" which stuck.
- Fashion Model: Worked as one since she was a little girl.
- Fake American: As Emily in Pretty Little Liars.
- Ms. Fanservice: A given since she's a former model. Expect just about anything she's in to draw attention to her beauty in some way.
- Only Known by Their Nickname: Her full name is Shannon but she's been known as Shay since her adolescence.
- Star-Making Role: She rose to prominence starring as Emily Fields in the Freeform series Pretty Little Liars.