Emily Van Camp parle français couramment et a étudié l'espagnol.
La jeune femme obtient son premier rôle dans la série horrifique pour enfant Fais-moi peur, où elle côtoie Elisha Cuthbert.
Durant l'été 2004, elle rejoint le tournage de Le Cercle 2 (The Ring 2) aux côtés de Naomi Watts et de Sissy Spacek.
En 2007, elle rejoint en cours de saison le casting de la nouvelle série de ABC, Brothers and Sisters.
I felt like I was stuck in a rut playing the same thing.
Her eventual departure from the show led to Van Camp being cast as a vengeful young heroine opposite Madeline Stowe in the twisty melodrama, "Revenge" (ABC, 2011-15).
Talented, attractive and eminently likable, Van Camp was more than armed with the tools necessary to forge an impressive and lengthy acting career.
Career In 1999, Van Camp became interested in acting after visiting her sister Katie on the set of the film Ladies Room.
She started taking acting classes on Saturdays, found an agent and, after working on a couple of commercials, was cast in the second part of the three-part season 7 premiere of the Canadian children's horror anthology television series Are You Afraid of the Dark? Her character was present in one scene and spoke no dialogue, playing opposite a 17-year-old Elisha Cuthbert.