Emilie Ullerup is a Danish-born Canadian actress best known for her starring role as Ashley Magnus in the television sci-fi series Sanctuary, since 2007.
Ullerup is a native of Denmark. She decided that she wanted to be an actress after appearing in a play in the second grade. She had the role of the non-speaking sun, but knew all of the other character's lines and mouthed them throughout the play.
After graduating from high school in Copenhagen, she moved to Vancouver, BC to pursue acting as a career at the Vancouver Film School. Ullerup graduated from VFS in 2005 and quickly landed lead roles in a number of television series.
Her first major role was as Julia Prynne on the hit show Battlestar Galactica. Other TV credits include jPod, Undercover, Blood Ties and Converse Contest.
It was her portrayal of Kaitlin Joyce in jPod that garnered her 'Best Lead Performance by a Female in a Dramatic Series' at the 2008 Leo Awards.