Kelly McCreary is an American actress best known for her starring role as first-year surgical intern Tyra Dupre, who quickly befriends Emily and also has the misfortune of being the daughter of the chief resident, in the medical drama television series Emily Owens, M.D.
McCreary was seen in the Paul Weitz-directed film Being Flynn, joining an acclaimed and notable cast including Robert De Niro, Julianne Moore, Paul Dano and Olivia Thirlby. She can also be seen in the independent feature How to Follow Strangers.
McCreary also made an appearance in the television series I Just Want My Pants Back. Her other television credits include the hit show White Collar and the critically acclaimed series Rubicon.
On stage, McCreary has appeared in Broadway's Passing Strange and has worked at Theatre Row in Perfect Harmony, at Baltimore Center Stage, in Caroline, or Change, as well as at the Clubbed Thumb in New York in Precious Little, and with the Williamstown Theatre Festival in A Midsummer Night's Dream and Eurydice.
McCreary graduated from Barnard College in New York and also trained at the Chautauqua Conservatory Theatre Company, the British American Drama Academy in London, and The Actor's Center in New York.
She is from Milwaukee, Wisconsin.