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Who is Emmy Rossum?

Emmanuelle Grey “Emmy” Rossum (born September 12, 1986) is an American actress and singer. She is known for her portrayal of Fiona Gallagher in the television series Shameless

Born and raised in New York City, her mother is Jewish, whereas her father is Protestant. She began acting like a girl, making her acting debut in Genius (1999), followed by roles in her films, such as Songcatcher (2000), Passionada (2002), and Nola (2003). Her breakthrough roles were in Mystic River (2003) initially brought her recognition.

Emmy Rossum Biography, Wiki

Emmanuelle Grey “Emmy” Rossum was born on September 12, 1986, in New York City, New York. She is an actress and singer-songwriter. She has starred in movies including SongcatcherAn American Rhapsody, and Passionada.

Her role in Mystic River garnered her wider recognition. She starred in the blockbuster film The Day After Tomorrow and received critical acclaim for her performance in The Phantom of the Opera. She has since starred in Poseidon, Dragonball: Evolution, Dare, and Beautiful Creatures.

In 2007, Emmy released her debut album, Inside Out. She also released a Christmas EP the same year, titled Carol of the Bells. She currently stars on the Showtime dramedy Shameless (US), as Fiona Gallagher.

On August 30, 2018, Emmy announced she was departing her character Fiona and leaving the series.

Emmy Rossum Biography Wikipedia
Emmy Rossum
BornEmmanuelle Grey Rossum
September 12, 1986 (age 35)
New York City, New York, U.S.
EducationThe Spence School
OccupationActress, singer, songwriter
Years active1993–present
Spouse(s)Justin Siegel​​(m. 2008; div. 2010)​
Sam Esmail ​(m. 2017)​

Emmy Rossum Career

She made her acting debut in a guest role in the television program ‘Law & Order’ in 1997. In the series, she played the role of ‘Alison Martin.’ Following this, she landed a recurring role in the long-running daytime soap opera ‘As the World Turns’ where she played ‘Abigail Williams.’

Meanwhile, she played the guest role of ‘Caroline Beels’ in ‘Snoops.’ The same year, her work in the made-for-TV movie ‘Genius’ earned her the ‘Young Artist Award’ nomination for ‘Best Performance in a TV Movie.’In 2000, she was seen portraying the role of young Audrey Hepburn in the ABC TV movie ‘The Audrey Hepburn Story.’

The same year, she made her debut on big screen with the movie ‘Songcatcher.’ In the film, she played the role of ‘Deladis Slocumb,’ an Appalachian orphan. Her acting skills in the film ‘Songcatcher’ were much appreciated and she received an ‘Independent Spirit Award’ nomination for ‘Best Debut Performance.’ She even had the opportunity to display her singing skills in the movie as she had sung a duet with Dolly Parton.

Following this, she was cast in the film ‘Nola’ in 2003 where she played the lead character. Her major break in films came with Clint Eastwood’s ‘Mystic River’ where she played the character of ‘Katie Markum.’Perhaps the most important work in her film career was her portrayal of ‘Laura Chapman’ in Roland Emmerich’s eco-disaster film ‘The Day After Tomorrow.’ The film and her acting skills were much appreciated.

Eventually, she landed the coveted role of ‘Christine Daae’ in the on-screen adaptation of composer Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘The Phantom of the Opera.’ Her portrayal of ‘Christine’ earned her a ‘Golden Globe Award’ nomination for ‘Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy.’

With this, she became the youngest actor to be nominated for the award. She also won the ‘Young Artist Award’ and ‘Saturn Award’ among other prestigious awards for her performance.

The year 2006 was a significant one in her career as Wolfgang Petersen’s high-budget disaster film ‘Poseidon’ was released. The same year, she performed as ‘Juliet Capulet’ in the ‘Williamstown Theatre Festival’ production of William Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo and Juliet.’She followed this up with her role as ‘Bulma’ in ‘Dragonball Evolution.’

Simultaneously, she served as one of the members of the Broadway’s ‘24 Hour Plays’ in which actors, writers, and directors collaborate to produce and perform six single act plays. In 2011, she starred in DJ Caruso’s social film ‘Inside.’ It was an online film which had fans making guest appearances through Facebook videos.

The same year, she joined the cast of the ‘Showtime’ comedy series ‘Shameless.’ In the series, she played the lead role of ‘Fiona Gallagher’ and remained in the show till season nine in 2019.

In 2013 and 2014, she appeared in films, such as ‘Beautiful Creatures,’ ‘You’re Not You,’ ‘Comet,’ and ‘Before I Disappear.’After a gap of four years, she returned to the big screen with the movie ‘A Futile and Stupid Gesture.’

The same year, she was also part of the short film ‘That’s Harassment’ where she played the role of a journalist. In 2019, she appeared in a guest role in ‘Mr. Robot.’ The same year, she played ‘Kim Dash’ in Hans Petter Moland’s action-thriller film ‘Cold Pursuit.’In addition to her acting career, she has pursued her musical career as well.

After working in ‘The Phantom of the Opera,’ she started working towards releasing her debut album. She eventually released her album ‘Inside Out’ in 2007. Apart from singing, she also wrote songs for the album. In 2013, she came out with her second album ‘Sentimental Journey.’ Unlike the previous album, it comprised of a collection of covers of classic songs, spanning from the ‘20s to the ‘60s.

Emmy Rossum Awards

Her role in the film ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ won her a couple of awards, including the ‘Saturn Award’ for ‘Best Performer,’ ‘National Board of Review’s Best breakthrough Performance,’ ‘BFCA’s Best Young Actress,’ and ‘Young Artist Award’ for ‘Best Performance in a Feature Film.’In 2009, the ‘Savannah Film Festival’ bestowed upon her the ‘Young Hollywood Award.’

Emmy Rossum FAQ’s

Who is Emmy Rossum?

Emmanuelle Grey “Emmy” Rossum (born September 12, 1986) is an American actress and singer. She is known for her portrayal of Fiona Gallagher in the television series Shameless

How old is Emmy Rossum?

Emmy Rossum is currently 35 years old.

Who is Emmy Rossum’s husband?

Rossum married Justin Siegel on February 17, 2008, though they publicly presented themselves as in a relationship but unmarried.

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