Emilie’s first acting gig was her recurring role in the TV series, BeastMaster, in 1999. She appeared in eight episodes from 1999 to 2000. After her first TV appearance, Emilie’s TV appearances became too often. She starred in the TV series, Roswell, after her BeastMaster role ended in 2000. Then in 2002, she appeared in the TV film Carrie as Chris Hargensen. Emilie then guest-starred in an episode of NCIS in 2003. And from 2003 to 2004, she made appearances in the TV series, The Handler.
Emilie’s first movie featured was in 2005, where she played the character Emily in the film, Brick. Also, in the same year, she appeared in the film, Santa’s Slay. While doing her ‘Lost’ project, Emilie starred in the slasher-horror movie, The Hills Have Eyes, in 2006.
The American drama series, Lost, was Emilie’s first big break on television. She first appeared in 2004 as a leading role in seasons one to four. She then reprised her role in 2010 for season six. She portrayed the character, Claire Littleton, who was pregnant at the time of the plane crash. Claire was one of the survivors of the crash, and eventually, she bore her on the island.