Emily Clara Rios is an American actress and model best known for her roles in Breaking Bad and The Bridge.


Rios was born on April 27, 1989, in Los Angeles, California to a Jehovah's Witness family. She was raised in El Monte, California. Rios was professionally discovered during a day out at a shopping mall, and she started an acting career. Her first two acting roles were in the 2005 short film For Them and the 2006 indie drama film Quinceañera. She later landed recurring roles in the TV series Friday Night Lights, Men of a Certain Age, Breaking Bad, and The Bridge. In her personal life, Rios came out as a lesbian, and also does modeling.

On Criminal Minds

Rios portrayed Tammy Mae Vasquez, the ex-girlfriend of serial killer and robber William Duke Mason, in the Season Eleven episode Outlaw.


  • From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series (2015) as Lorena Vasconcelos
  • Criminal Minds - Outlaw (2015) TV episode - Tammy Mae Vasquez
  • True Detective (2015) as Betty Chessani (3 episodes)
  • Scandal (2015) as Ensign Martin/Jessica (2 episodes)
  • The Bridge (2013-2014) as Adriana Mendez (23 episodes)
  • Grimm (2014) as Frankie Gonzales
  • Almost Human (2013) as Paige
  • Breaking Bad (2010-2013) as Andrea Cantillo (9 episodes)
  • Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel (2013) as Fiona (video game, voice)
  • Dead Space 3 (2013) as Damara Carver (video game, voice)
  • Private Practice (2012-2013) as Angela (3 episodes)
  • Gold 'n' Honey (2012) as Girl Thief (video short)
  • County (2012) as Lucy
  • Prime Suspect (2011) as Zoe
  • Men of a Certain Age (2009-2011) as Maria (12 episodes)
  • Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son (2011) as Isabelle
  • Friday Night Lights (2010-2011) as Epyck (4 episodes)
  • Pete Smalls Is Dead (2010) as Xan
  • Love Ranch (2010) as Muneca
  • Down for Life (2009) as Vanessa
  • Vicious Circle (2009) as Angel
  • The Winning Season (2009) as Kathy
  • House M.D. (2008) as Sophia
  • The Closer (2008) as Elena Contreras
  • ER (2007) as Tracy Martinez
  • The Stain on the Sidewalk (2007) as Vanessa (short)
  • The Blue Hour (2007) as Happy
  • Quinceañera (2006) as Magdalena
  • For Them (2005) as Unknown Character (short)


For an up-to-date filmography, see here.