Emily Stofle is an American television and film actress popularly known for the character she portrays in the hit television series Twin Peaks. Her role as Sophie on the show has served to accentuate her fame and success in the industry. She has come a long way since she made her debut in Bundy, a biographical crime drama on the life of America’s most notorious serial killer Ted Bundy. She had a small role as one of his victims in the biopic.
The actress has appeared in several other movies and television series including Boat, Lady Blue Shanghai, Inland Empire, and The Fourth Noble Truth. Emily has managed to pull together hundreds of thousands of fans across the world who diligently follow her work and other activities to see what she’s up to. Asides her professional achievements, she is also well known for being the fourth and final wife of legendary filmmaker, actor, and musician, David Lynch. She has featured in a number of his films as well and seems to enjoy building a life together with her husband whether it’s on set or at their home.
Emily Stofle’s Bio
The accomplished actress was born in Hayward, California, on March 14, 1978, to Susan Howell and Kenneth Wayne Stofle. She is the younger of two children born to her parents, the other being a sister named Mary. Her parents eventually got divorced and Emily and Mary had to split their time and holidays between two households. There’s no information about her educational background at the moment as she is yet to reveal it.
Emily’s career was launched in 2002 when she played one of Ted Bundy’s victims in the biographical drama, Bundy. This gained her some exposure and led to other roles in movies and series, as minor as they were. Her big break came in 2006, when she landed a role in the mystery drama, Inland Empire, starring alongside prestigious actors and actresses such as Karolina Gruszka, Jeremy Irons, Julia Ormond, Krzysztof Majchrzak, and Peter J. Lucas.
In 2007, Emily collaborated with David Lynch for the first time. She lent her voice as the narrator in Boat, a short film created by Lynch and Mark Frost. A couple of years later, she featured in another short film called Lady Blue Shanghai, also by her husband Lynch. Her next appearance was in the romantic film The Fourth Noble Truth released in 2014. In November of the same year, it was announced that Twin Peaks would be remade into a limited series, and eventually, Emily was cast to play Sophie, one of the regular patrons of the Roadhouse bar in the titular town. Although it has been 25 years since the last Twin Peaks original episode aired, the new instalments have found acclaim picking up from where its predecessor left off.
Things To Know About David Lynch’s Wife
1. Family Facts
Emily was not rumoured to be dating anyone until she kindled a relationship with David Lynch. She met Lynch for the first time on the set of his movie Inland Empire in 2006. Although he is over 30 years older than her, the pair quickly grew fond of each other and began dating.
They tied the knot in a private wedding ceremony on February 26, 2009, and Emily Stofle became Lynch’s fourth wife. Before her, he was married to his first wife Peggy Lynch from 1967 to 1974. Afterwards, he married Mary Fisk in 1977, and their union lasted 10 years. His shortest marriage was to Mary Sweeney, whom he wedded in 2006 and divorced in 2007.
Emily and Lynch welcomed their first child together on August 28, 2012. They named the girl Lula Boginia Lynch. However, Emily is also the stepmother to Lynch’s three children named Jennifer Lynch, Austin Lynch, and Riley Lynch from his previous marriages. The family appears to be quite the tight-knit bunch. Lynch and Emily share a home in Los Angeles, and still basking in marital bliss.
2. Net Worth
Thanks to her impressive career as an actress, Emily has earned a decent amount of money for herself. However, her net worth is unknown at the moment as she is yet to disclose it. Her husband is a wealthy man in his own right, with an estimated net worth of $60 million.
3. Body Features
The California native is no doubt a beautiful woman. Emily Stofle has a slender body, with hazel brown hair and eyes. She is also a little bit on the short side, but height doesn’t matter when you have your talents to stand on.