Emma Duncan Biography

Emma Duncan is an actor and director known for the 2018 American dark comedy-drama Dietland created by Marti Noxon, based on the 2015 novel of the same name by Sarai Walker. She gained widespread attention for her contribution to Netflix’s The Sandman. 

Emma Duncan Bio, Age, Height, Parents, Boyfriend, Net Worth

Emma Duncan was born in 2001 and raised in Los Angeles. Her mother is famous actress Anna Gunn and her father is Scottish actor Alastair Duncan. Emma holds American nationality. Her mother Anna is best known as Skylar White from Breaking Bad.

Her father is a real estate broker and an actor. Emma went to the University of Virginia to graduate in Religion and Cognitive Science and later completed a Masters in Fine Arts in acting from New York University’s Graduate Acting Program.


She started her career in the 2000s. Emma played the role of Montana Gray in the 2003 drama Hollywood Wives: The New Generation and did a side role in the 2004 movie, It Must Be Love. A few years later, she was cast in the 2007 horror thriller, Scar where she played the role of the principal.

She appeared in another horror movie, Zombie Apocalypse (2011). In 2013, Emma played Annie Brogan in the drama movie, The Happy Land. Later she was seen in the role of Trish Duncan in Civil in 2016.

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She made a guest appearance in the 2017 American legal drama television series Chicago Justice as Sarah Wheeler. The series also starred actors like Philip Winchester, Jon Seda, Joelle Carter, Monica Barbaro, and Carl Weathers.

In the 2018 dark comedy series, Dietland, she played the role of Missy and then went on to play Valerie Borgia in FBI, the American crime drama television series created by Dick Wolf and Craig Turk. From 2018 to 2019, she was also seen as Dr. Maia Frisch in the American medical drama television series created by Dick Wolf and Matt Olmstead, Chicago Med.

Rise to Fame

She got the role of the protagonist- Mary Burke, in the suspense/mystery movie Union Bridge (2019). In 2021, she did a drama romance movie, The Land of Owls. Emma was recently seen in The Sandman in 2022. The Sandman is an American fantasy drama television series based on the 1989–1996 comic book written by Neil Gaiman and published by DC Comics. She played the role of a waitress at a 24-hour diner and wants to be a writer, Bette Munroe.

Emma Duncan Biography

Real Name Emma Duncan
Birth Date 2001
Age (as of 2024) 23 Years
Birth Place New York, U.S.
Profession Actress, Director
College New York University
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 56 kg  –  in Pounds –  123 lbs
Hair Color Light Brown
Eye Color Blue
Emma Duncan Actress


Father Alastair Duncan
Mother Anna Gunn
Sister Eila Rose Duncan

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Who is her boyfriend? None
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Personal Life

Any information about her personal life is not available at the moment. Though reports suggest she is not single. Her social media presence is hard to access. She is not active on Twitter. It seems she keeps herself away from social media and hence there is very little information available about her and her personal life. However, it is known she has an Instagram account (@justchickens) with over 650+ followers where she mostly posts about her projects and behind the scenes.

Emma Duncan Net Worth

Her growth in acting has been witnessed with time. She has earned herself a good name in the industry and is continuing to do so. Along with popularity, Emma Duncan has earned wealth. Though her accurate net worth is not known, it is estimated to be around $5 million considering her income from various projects and also her share of her parent’s wealth.


  • She has been into acting since she was a child.
  • Her parents always supported her in the process.
  • Her career is taking off with the type of movies and series she is focusing on.
  • She is very fond of art and posts her oil pastel paintings on her social media.
  • Emma has a dog named Horace.
  • She is a social activist and also takes part in various protests.

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