|Born||Emmanuelle Grey Rossum|
September 12, 1986
New York City, New York
|Years active||1996 — present (actress)|
2004 — present (singer)
Emmanuelle Grey Rossum, better known as Emmy Rossum, (born September 12, 1986) is a Golden Globe-nominated American actress and a singer-songwriter. Events 1213 - Albigensian Crusade: Simon de Montfort 5th Earl of Leicester, defeats Peter II of Aragon at the Year 1986 ( MCMLXXXVI) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar) The City of New York New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous An actor, actress, player or thespian (see terminology) is a person who Acts in a Dramatic production and who works Events 1213 - Albigensian Crusade: Simon de Montfort 5th Earl of Leicester, defeats Peter II of Aragon at the Year 1986 ( MCMLXXXVI) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar) The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and Television programs given out each year during a formal dinner The United States of America —commonly referred to as the An actor, actress, player or thespian (see terminology) is a person who Acts in a Dramatic production and who works Singer-songwriter is a term that refers to Performers who write, compose and sing their own material including Lyrics She is probably most well known for her leading roles in the films The Day After Tomorrow, Poseidon and The Phantom of the Opera. The Day After Tomorrow is a 2004 apocalyptic science-fiction film that depicts the catastrophic effects of both Global warming and Global cooling Poseidon is both an Academy and a Razzie Award nominated 2006 Action adventure Disaster film and the third film adaptation The Phantom of the Opera is a 2004 film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Charles Hart 's 1986 stage musical, which is based
Rossum was born in New York City, New York, an only child of Sheryl, a corporate photographer and a banker. The City of New York New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous Her family is Jewish. PLEASE TAKE NOTE************ Her parents divorced when her mother was pregnant and she was raised by her mother, having only met her father twice. Her song "Anymore" from her album Inside Out, is based on this experience. 
Upon singing "Happy Birthday" in 12 different keys, Rossum was welcomed by the director, Elena Doria as a member of the Metropolitan Opera Children's Chorus. " Happy Birthday to You " also known more simply as " Happy Birthday " is a traditional song that is sung to celebrate the anniversary of a person's  Over the course of five years, Rossum sang onstage, and, along with the many other members of the chorus, with the likes of such opera greats as Placido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti. WikipediaWikiProject Opera#Infoboxes --> José Plácido Domingo Embil KBE (born January 21, 1941) better WikipediaWikiProject Opera#Infoboxes. Thank you--> Luciano Pavarotti, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI ( October 12, For $5 a night (there was once a horse on stage with her who got $150 a night), Rossum sang in five different languages, in 20 different operas such as La Boheme, Turandot, a Carnegie Hall presentation of The Damnation of Faust and A Midsummer Night's Dream. Turandot is an Opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini, set to a Libretto in Italian by Giuseppe Adami and Renato Simoni Carnegie Hall (generally ˌkɑrnɨgi ˈhɔːl is a concert venue in Midtown Manhattan in New York City located at 881 Seventh Avenue, occupying the east La damnation de Faust (English The Damnation of Faust) is a work for Orchestra, voices and chorus written by Hector Berlioz (he A Midsummer Night's Dream is a romantic comedy by William Shakespeare, suggested by " The Knight's Tale " from among others, and worked under the direction of Franco Zeffirelli in Carmen. Franco Zeffirelli, KBE (born Gianfranco Corsi on February 12, 1923) is an Italian Film director. Carmen is a French Opéra comique by Georges Bizet. The Libretto is by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based
By age twelve, Rossum had grown too big for the children's costumes, and an increasing interest in pursuing acting led to her getting an agent, and subsequent auditions for many acting roles.
The year 1997 saw Rossum's television debut with a guest appearance on Law & Order as Alison Martin. Law & Order is an American Police procedural and Legal drama television series created by Dick Wolf. A recurring role as the original Abigail Williams, in the long-running daytime soap As the World Turns, and a guest role as Caroline Beels in Snoops was soon to follow (1999), as were several other minor roles in two movies and mini-series. As the World Turns ( ATWT) is an American television Soap opera that airs each weekday on CBS. Snoops was a 1999 Comedy-drama Television series created by David E Rossum was nominated for a Young Artist Award nomination in 1999 for Best Performance in a TV Movie for her work in the made-for-tv movie Genius, followed by roles such as the young Audrey Hepburn in the ABC TV movie The Audrey Hepburn Story (2000). Genius is a Disney Channel Original Movie. Plot Summary Charlie Boyle a science wiz hockey lover and all around genius is tired of being friendless Audrey Hepburn ( &ndash) was an English/Dutch Academy Award - Emmy Award - Tony Award - and Grammy Award -winning film and stage actress The Audrey Hepburn Story was a 2000 Television movie Biography of actress and Humanitarian Audrey Hepburn.
Rossum made her big screen debut in 2000's Songcatcher as an Appalachian orphan, Deladis Slocumb. Songcatcher is a 2000 Drama film directed by Maggie Greenwald. Debuting at the Sundance Film Festival, it won the Special Jury Award for Outstanding Ensemble Performance. The Sundance Film Festival is a Film festival that takes place annually in the state of Utah, in the United States. For her role, Rossum received an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Debut Performance and also had the opportunity to sing a duet with Dolly Parton on the Songcatcher soundtrack. Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is an American Country music Singer / Songwriter, Author, actress Songcatcher is a 2000 Drama film directed by Maggie Greenwald.
In Nola (2003), Rossum played the title character, an aspiring songwriter; in her first major studio film, Clint Eastwood's Mystic River, Rossum stars as Katie Markum, the ill-fated daughter of small-business owner Jimmy Markum, played by Sean Penn. Nola is a 2003 Romantic comedy film that depicts the struggle of a young woman trying to make it as a Songwriter in New York City, Clinton "Clint" Eastwood Jr (born May 31 1930 is a four-time Academy Award winning American Actor and Filmmaker. Mystic River is an American Drama film released in 2003 directed by Clint Eastwood, and starring Sean Penn, Tim Robbins Sean Justin Penn (born August 17, 1960) is an Academy Award - and Golden Globe -winning American Film Actor As Katie, Rossum is said to have "projected an aura of innocence that made her character's tragic death memorable and heartbreaking". 
Following Mystic River, Rossum made a breakthrough role as Laura Chapman in the Roland Emmerich eco-disaster film The Day After Tomorrow, which portrays about the effects of global warming. Roland Emmerich (born November 10 1955 is a German Film director, Screenwriter, and producer. The Day After Tomorrow is a 2004 apocalyptic science-fiction film that depicts the catastrophic effects of both Global warming and Global cooling Global warming is the increase in the average measured temperature of the Following her return to New York, Rossum was the last to audition, in full costume and make-up for the coveted role of Christine Daaé in the screen adaptation of composer Andrew Lloyd Webber's world-famous and longest running musical The Phantom of the Opera. New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous Christine Daae is the main female character in Gaston Leroux 's novel The Phantom of the Opera (1910 the young singer with whom the main character Andrew Lloyd Webber Baron Lloyd-Webber (born 22 March 1948 is a British Composer of Musical theatre, the elder son of William Lloyd Webber The Phantom of the Opera is a 2004 film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Charles Hart 's 1986 stage musical, which is based Following an international search for talent, and having nearly missed the audition on account of a family engagement, she was asked to audition in person for Lloyd Webber at his home in New York. Webber felt she proved her ability to play the young opera singer who becomes the object of the phantom's obsessive love opposite Broadway singer Patrick Wilson as Raoul and actor Gerard Butler as The Phantom. Broadway theater, commonly called simply Broadway, refers to theatrical performances presented in one of the 39 large professional theaters with 500 seats or more located Patrick Joseph Wilson (born July 3 1973) is a Tony - Emmy - and Golden Globe -nominated American Theater and Gerard James Butler (born November 13, 1969) is a Scottish Actor perhaps best known for his portrayal of King Leonidas in For her role as Christine Daaé, Rossum received a Golden Globe nomination and many other awards. Christine Daae is the main female character in Gaston Leroux 's novel The Phantom of the Opera (1910 the young singer with whom the main character The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and Television programs given out each year during a formal dinner
In 2006, Rossum appeared in Poseidon, Wolfgang Petersen's high-budget remake of the disaster film The Poseidon Adventure. Poseidon is both an Academy and a Razzie Award nominated 2006 Action adventure Disaster film and the third film adaptation She plays Jennifer Ramsey, the daughter of Kurt Russell's character who is described as a 19-year-old heroine because she is not the damsel in distress, and is strong in all situations. The subject of the damsel in distress, or persecuted maiden is a classic theme in world literature art and film She also appeared as Juliet in a 2006 Williamstown Theatre Festival Production of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Williamstown Theatre Festival, located on the campus of Williams College in Williamstown Massachusetts, is one of America's preeminent regional summer stock theatres William Shakespeare ( baptised Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy written early in the
In an interview with USA Today, Rossum has revealed that she has already signed on to do four films, which are a comedy, character drama and two indies in 2008. USA TODAY is a national American daily Newspaper published by the Gannett Company.  However, it was announced on December 15, 2007 that Rossum had joined the cast of the upcoming Dragonball live-action film, playing the role of Bulma. Events 533 - Byzantine general Belisarius defeats the Vandals, commanded by King Gelimer, at the Battle of Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Dragonball is an upcoming 2009 American Live-action Film adaptation of the Dragon Ball Media franchise. is a Fictional character who first appears in the Dragon Ball Manga created by Akira Toriyama, followed by three Anime
After her role in The Phantom of the Opera, Rossum was offered several deals to record classical albums, but refused, opting to create an album of contemporary, more mainstream music. Of her music, she says “it's pop music, but not Britney Spears bubblegum pop. I want it to have a David Gray or Annie Lennox feel. David Gray (born June 13, 1968 in Sale Greater Manchester) is an English Singer-songwriter. Annie Lennox (born 25 December 1954 is a Scottish born British Musician, Vocalist and Academy Award -winning Songwriter I’ve been spending up to 12 hours a day in the studio. ”
She cites Dolly Parton, Madonna, Cher, and Barbra Streisand as some of her influences, among others. Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is an American Country music Singer / Songwriter, Author, actress Madonna Louise Ciccone Ritchie (born August 16 1958 known as Madonna, is an American Cher ( IPA: /ʃɛr/ born Cherilyn Sarkisian, May 20 1946 Barbra Streisand (ˈstraɪsænd "STRY-sand" born April 24 1942 is an American Singer, Film and Theatre Actress Rossum offers that "I was inspired to cut this album because I'm so frustrated listening to the radio these days. There is so little emotional honesty. ” Her own songs are reflective of her inner thoughts, often about relationships and “getting hurt, wanting the other person back, not wanting to be the first person to go back. ”
The entire album is currently available. The album, produced by Stuart Brawley, is titled Inside Out and was released into stores on October 23, 2007. Inside Out is the debut album by singer-actress Emmy Rossum, released on October 23 2007 Events 4004 BC - Creation of the world begins according to the calculations of Archbishop James Ussher 42 BC - Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Clips of her album are available on her Myspace page.  For the promotion of the album, Geffen Records also feature her album's single, "Slow Me Down", as part of the second volume of Hollywood Records' Girl Next compilation album, which was released on July 10, 2007. Geffen Records is an American Record label, owned by Universal Music Group, and operated as one third of UMG's Interscope-Geffen-A&M label Hollywood Records is a Record label owned by the Walt Disney Company. Events 48 BC - Battle of Dyrrhachium, Julius Caesar barely avoids a catastrophic defeat to Pompey in Macedonia. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Her album Inside Out is also available on iTunes. iTunes is a proprietary digital media player application introduced by Apple Inc
On October 27, 2007, she sang the national anthem at the NJ Devils' Stadium Opener game and her new album was mentioned. Events 312 - Constantine the Great is said to have received his famous Vision of the Cross. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. The New Jersey Devils are a professional Ice hockey team based in Newark New Jersey.
On December 4, 2007, Rossum released three Christmas songs in her Carol of the Bells EP, available on iTunes and Amazon. "December 4th" redirects here For the song by Jay-Z, see December 4th (song. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century.
Rossum does not consider herself an opera singer, but she has described herself as a light lyric soprano, though she admits her voice is still developing. 
Although she was born in New York, Rossum currently splits her time between the apartment she shares with her mother in Manhattan and Los Angeles, CA, where she is working on her album for Geffen Records. Manhattan Island, in New York Harbor, is much the largest part of the Borough of Manhattan, one of the Five Boroughs which form the City of New York Los Angeles (lɑˈsændʒələs los ˈaŋxeles in Spanish) is the largest City in the state of California and the American West Geffen Records is an American Record label, owned by Universal Music Group, and operated as one third of UMG's Interscope-Geffen-A&M label
Rossum claims that "When I was really young, I wanted to be 1,000 different things. In acting, I get to do that every six weeks". Although her secret ambition is writing, directing and producing, she believes that if she weren’t an actress, she would likely be a mathematician or an astronaut. Rossum attended Spence School in Manhattan, an elite girls school attended by Gwyneth Paltrow and Kerry Washington; the school gave her an ultimatum when her attendance started to slip on account of her engagements with the Met, forcing her to choose between school and music. The Spence School is an all-girls independent school in New York City, founded in 1892 by Clara B Manhattan Island, in New York Harbor, is much the largest part of the Borough of Manhattan, one of the Five Boroughs which form the City of New York Gwyneth Kate Paltrow (born September 27 1972 is an Academy Award - Golden Globe - and double Screen Actors Guild Award -winning American Kerry Washington (born January 31 1977 is an American actress. Choosing to continue with her music, Rossum received her high school diploma when she was fifteen via online extension courses offered by Stanford University's Education Program for Gifted Youth (EPGY). Leland Stanford Junior University, commonly known as Stanford University or simply Stanford, is a private Research university located in
Rossum began dating art scion David Wildenstein of the French billionaire art-dealing family in 2004. This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics. Unfortunately, although Rossum considered him to be "a great guy: really smart, a gentleman," she was in L. A. all the time, while he continued to reside in New York, causing the relationship to end in 2006. In 2007, she dated actors Topher Grace and Chris Evans. Christopher John "Topher" Grace (born July 12, 1978) is an American Actor, best known for playing the lead role of Eric Forman Christopher Robert Evans (born June 13, 1981) is an American Actor. Rossum, who has been credited with her clean lifestyle and strategic ability to avoid tabloids and paparazzi, suggests that she would never date other celebrities for the sake of maintaining her positive image. A tabloid is a Newspaper industry term which refers to a smaller newspaper format per spread to a weekly or semi-weekly alternative newspaper that focuses on local-interest Paparazzi is a plural term ( paparazzo being the singular form for Photographers who take unstaged and/or candid photographs of Celebrities Preferring to keep her personal life out of the media spotlight, a task made easier by living in her native New York, Rossum believes she is of no interest to the media as she is not "sleeping around or falling down drunk" and she is determined "not to get caught dancing on tables" (unlike her character in Mystic River). New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous
Rossum was inspired by her Poseidon co-star Josh Lucas's work with YouthAIDS, and became a YouthAIDS ambassador. Josh Lucas (born Joshua Lucas Easy Dent Maurer; June 20, 1971) is an American Actor. Rossum is currently dating record producer Justin Siegel, who is the son of Ned Siegel, the United States ambassador to the Bahamas.
|1997||Law & Order||Alison Martin||1 episode|
|1998||Only Love||Lily||TV movie|
|A Will of Their Own||Young Sarah||Miniseries|
|Grace & Glorie||Luanne||TV movie|
|Snoops||Caroline Beels||TV series; 2 episodes|
|As the World Turns||Abigail Williams||TV soap opera|
|2000||The Audrey Hepburn Story||Young Audrey Hepburn||made-for-television|
|2001||An American Rhapsody||Sheila (at 15)|
|Happy Now||Nicky Trent / Jenny Thomas|
|2003||Mystic River||Katie Markum||Best Picture nominee $100 million worldwide|
|2004||The Day After Tomorrow||Laura Chapman||$540 Million earned worldwide|
|The Phantom of the Opera||Christine Daaé||$150 Million earned worldwide|
|2006||Poseidon||Jennifer Ramsey||$182 Million earned worldwide|
|2009||Dragonball||Bulma Briefs||Post-Production, scheduled for release April 10, 2009|
|NAME||Rossum, Emmanuelle Grey|
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Rossum, Emmy; Grey, Emmy; Em|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||Actress and singer-songwriter|
|DATE OF BIRTH||12 September 1986|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||New York City, New York|
|DATE OF DEATH|
|PLACE OF DEATH|