Shay Mitchell is a Canadian actress, model, and entrepreneur. She is best known for her role as ‘Emily Fields’ in the Freeform series ‘Pretty Little Liars.’ A big fan of Jennifer Lopez, Mitchell came to be known as ‘Shay Lo’ among her friends. She developed a passion for performance arts in her childhood and even talked to her parents about pursuing a career in the same. After exceling in dance and modeling, she wanted to try her hand at acting and took acting lessons in Toronto. After landing a couple of commercials and guest roles in television series, Mitchell got her big break when she was cast to play the role of ‘Emily Fields’ in ‘Pretty Little Liars.’ Her acting skills were praised by both critics and fans. She then went on to make a mark on the big screen with films like ‘Dreamland,’ ‘Mother’s Day,’ and ‘The Possession of Hannah Grace.’ Apart from acting, Shay Mitchell has also ventured into writing; she co-authored an adult novel titled ‘Bliss’ with Michaela Blaney.