Emayatzy Corinealdi

Nominated For:



FEMALE LEAD: Middle of Nowhere – “Ruby”


EMAYATZY CORINEALDI was born in Fort Knox, Kentucky and as an Army Brat, moved often, living in Germany, Ohio, and Kansas before settling down in New Jersey. In addition to Middle of Nowhere, her short and feature film credits include The Nanny Express opposite Vanessa Marcil, Akira opposite James Kyson Lee, Wednesday Again, Category 5 and Cordially Invited.

On the television side, her credits include a series lead role in the pilot Katrina, as well as The Young & The Restless, Cold Case and Romantically Challenged with Alyssa Milano. Most recently, she played a lead role in the BET film Gun Hill opposite Larenz Tate, which will air in 2013.