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Emily Thorne

Played by: Emily VanCamp in Revenge

Emily Thorne (Emily VanCamp)Beautiful, clever and brilliant, Emily Thorne (Emily VanCamp) is the daughter of Kara and David Clarke. Emily moves to the Hamptons to begin a revenge plan years in the making. Emily, whose real name is Amanda Clarke, grew up in institutions, foster homes and juvenile detention centers. When she was a little girl, her father was framed for a crime he did not commit. He was accused of working with a terrorist group that crashed Flight 197. He died in jail with Emily believing he was guilty.When she was 18 years old, Emily met Nolan Ross who gives Emily her father's diary. Emily soon realizes that her father was innocent and begins plotting her revenge against all those who were part of her father's downfall. David Clarke was an early investor in Nolan's company NolCorp and Emily owns 49% of NolCorp. This is the money that funds her revenge.She rents the house next to Conrad and Victoria Grayson and begins a romance with the Grayson's eldest son, Daniel. Emily has planned and patiently waited to exact her revenge. She is taking down her father's enemies one at a time. Her greatest nemesis is Victoria Grayson. She keeps all her research on her father's enemies in a box with the infinity symbol on it. The box was a gift from her father.Emily is calm and calculating. She rarely shows her true feelings. She is so focused on avenging her father's death and exposing those truly responsible for the crash of Flight 197 that she often does not consider the innocent people who might be hurt along the way. Source: IMDB