About Emmy Rossum


Emmy Rossum Biography

Emmy Rossum was born on 12th September 1986 in New York City. She is best known for singing her heart out in the musical movie The Phantom of Opera, 2004. Her vocal chords are made beautiful by the fact that she spent most of her childhood singing at New York’s Metropolitan Opera. She first appeared on TV at the age of 11 years and by the time she became a teenager, she already had a name for herself in movies. By combining, singing and acting talent, Rossum became a star by 18. She took a sexier role in the TV series Shameless.

Born as Emmanuelle Grey Rossum, Emmy is the only daughter to Cheryl Rossum. Her mother singularly raised her because the dad was absent in Rossum’s life and her father is a banker while the mother a corporate photographer. As much as Rossum had no siblings, she was part of a bigger family at the Children's Chorus of the Metropolitan Opera right from the age of 17. The youngster has shared the stage with stars such as Luciano Pavarotti and Placido Domingo. Her career blossomed at a faster rate, making her drop out of the prestigious Spence School in Manhattan. She later on continued with her education online under the funding of Stanford University.

Just like most top actresses we have come to love, Rossum’s career started at an early age of 11 when she was featured on the television soap As the World Turns. She also made several other appearances in a number of dramas like The Audrey Hepburn Story, 2000. In the same year, she was portrayed as an Appalachian orphan in Songcatcher. Her excellent work was recognized when she got nominated for a Spirit Award. The period from 2003 were among her most phenomenal, appearing in major films alongside top actors like Clint Eastwood, Sean Penn and Kevin Bacon.

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