Shay Mitchell is a Canadian actress who made her acting debut as a model in the TV series Degrassi: The Next Generation in 2009. Though she is relatively new in show business, she has already won a Famous Teen Award for Favorite Summer Supporting TV Actress for Pretty Little Liars
, where she currently stars as Emily Fields.
Born on April 10, 1987, Mitchell got exposed to performing arts at a very young age, which eventually sparked her interest in acting. At the age of 10, she was chosen in a casting call for an international modeling agency and by her late teens, was already representing various brands in Barcelona, Bangkok and Hong Kong.
Pretty Little Liars is currently in it's third season
on ABC Family airing Tuesdays at 8pm.