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All About Arija Bareikis

Arija Bareikis played Emma Brody in all four episodes.

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  • FOX's official American Embassy site - Arija Bareikis Biography
  • Internet Movie Database - Filmography of Arija Bareikis, Biography of Arija Bareikis, Agent for Arija Bareikis, and Other Works for Arija Bareikis
  • TV Tome - Arija Bareikis Biography

    Arija Bareikis (pronounced AIREE-A BAR-AY-KUSS) is an attractive blonde actress with an honest, unadorned appeal and a quietly powerful presence that has led to a burgeoning career on both stage and screen. Bareikis has made her primetime network television debut as a regular with THE AMERICAN EMBASSY, in which she portrayed Emma Brody.

    Born in Bloomington, Indiana, Bareikis is a graduate of Stanford University, class of 1988. After graduation she worked as a paralegal until she eventually moved to New York City and began to study theater at the Actors Studio. She made her Broadway debut as part of the 1997 Tony Award-winning cast "The Last Night of Ballyhoo." Bareikis currently resides in New York City.

    Birthday: July 21, 1966
    Agent: Rhonda Price (The Gersh Agency)
    Contact Info: 360 W. 23rd Street New York, NY 10011 USA


  • Homecoming queen in high school
  • Cheerleader in high school
  • Spent a year studying in Berlin
  • Father was a professor of Germanic literature at Indiana University
  • Has dog named Dizzy
  • Narrated the book-on-tape version of Chocolate for a Woman's Heart: Stories of Love, Kindness and Compassion to Nourish Your Soul and Sweeten Your Dreams by Kay Allenbaugh and Jayne Atkinson

    Filmography of Arija Bareikis

    Starring Roles

    • Emma Brody in FOX's short-lived The American Embassy [Original Release Dates: 03.11.2002, 03.18.2002, 03.25.2002, and 04.01.2002]

    Guest Starring Roles

    • Tricia Ross in Oz
      • "The Bill of Wrongs" [Original Release Date: 07.26.2000]
      • "Obituaries" [Original Release Date: 07.19.2000]
      • "U.S. Male" [Original Release Date: 08.11.1999]
      • "Unnatural Disasters" [Original Release Date: 08.04.1999]
      • "Napoleon's Boney Parts" [Original Release Date: 07.21.1999]
      • "The Truth and Nothing But..." [Original Release Date: 07.14.1999]
    • Kim Triandos in Law & Order
      • "Matrimony" [Original Release Date: 2.19.1997]
    • Emily di Mauro in One Life to Live [Original Release Year: 1996]
    • All My Children [character and original release year unknown]
    • Another World [character and original release year unknown]
    • Joe's Apartment [character and original release year unknown]

    Movie/Mini-Series/Special Roles

    • Sarah Meyers in the movie 30 Days [Original Release Year: 1999]
    • Kate (the blind date) in the movie Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo [Original Release Year: 1999]
    • Susan Marie Heine in the movie Snow Falling on Cedars [Original Release Year: 1999]
    • Nicki in the movie Pants on Fire [Original Release Year: 1998]
    • Kim Bliss in the movie The Naked Man [Original Release Year: 1998]
    • Daphne in the movie The Myth of Fingerprints [Original Release Year: 1997]
    • Rachel in the movie Ties to Rachel [Original Release Year: 1997]
    • Tracey in Twisted Tales (segment: "Hungry Like A...Bat?") [Original Release Year: 1994]
    • The movie Celestial Navigation [Original Release Year: 1994] [character unknown]

    Theater Roles

    • Sunny Freitag in the 1997 Tony-Award winning cast of The Last Night of Ballyhoo [A Broadway production]
    • Hotel Universe [character unknown] [A Blue Light Theatre Company production]
    • The Moment When [character unknown] [A Playwrights Horizons production]
    • One Day On Wallstreet [character unknown] [A Broadway production]

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