Rossum, Emmy 1986–

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ROSSUM, Emmy 1986–

(Emily Rossum)


Full name, Emmanuelle Grey Rossum; born September 12, 1986, in New York, NY; father, in business; mother, a photographer. Education: Attended Columbia University. Avocational Interests: Reading.

Addresses: Agent— Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager— Benderspink, 6735 Yucca St., Hollywood, CA 90028. Publicist— Rogers & Cowan Public Relations, 1888 Century Park East, Suite 500, Los Angeles, CA 90067.

Career: Actress and singer. Metropolitan Opera, New York City, member of Children's Chorus, beginning c. 1993. Also known as Emily Rossum.

Awards, Honors: Young Artist Award nomination, Young Artist Foundation, best young supporting actress in a television movie or pilot, 2000, for Genius; Special Jury Prize (with others), Sundance Film Festival, outstanding ensemble performance, and Independent Spirit Award nomination, best debut performance, both 2001, for Songcatcher; Boston Society of Film Critics Award (with others), best ensemble cast, 2003, for Mystic River.


Film Appearances:

Deladis Slocumb, Songcatcher, Lions Gate Films, 2000.

Young girl, It Had to Be You, Regent Entertainment, 2000.

Nicky Trent/Jenny Thomas, Happy Now, BBC Films/Distant Horizons, 2001.

Sheila at the age of fifteen, An American Rhapsody (also known as Amerikai rapszodia), Paramount, 2001.

Vicky Amonte, Passionada, Samuel Goldwyn, 2002.

Katie Markum, Mystic River, Warner Bros., 2003.

Nola Keynes (title role), Nola, Fireworks Pictures/Samuel Goldwyn, 2003.

Christine, The Phantom of the Opera (musical; also known as Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera), Warner Bros., 2004.

Laura Chapman, The Day after Tomorrow, Twentieth Century–Fox, 2004.

Television Appearances; Series:

Abigail Williams, As the World Turns, CBS, c. 1997–1998.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Lily Josephson, Only Love (also known as Erich Siegel's Only Love), CBS, 1998.

Young Sarah, A Will of Their Own, NBC, 1998.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Claire Addison, Genius, The Disney Channel, 1999.

Young Audrey Hepburn, The Audrey Hepburn Story, ABC, 2000.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Luanne, "Grace & Glorie," Hallmark Hall of Fame, CBS, 1998.

The 2001 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards, Independent Film Channel, 2001.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Alison Martin, "Ritual," Law & Order, NBC, 1997.

Caroline Beels, "Blood Lines," Snoops, ABC, 1999.

Caroline Beels, "Separation Anxiety," Snoops, ABC, 1999.

Allison Ellison, "The Candidate: Parts 1 & 2," The Practice, ABC, 2001.

Herself, "CNN Showbiz Today Star of Tomorrow," CNN Showbiz Today, Cable News Network, 2001.

Herself, "Popparit Bushin kimpussa," 4Pop, 2004.

Guest, This Morning, Independent Television, 2004.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Second Opinion, CBS, 1998.

Stage Appearances; Operas::

Queen of Spades, Children's Chorus, Metropolitan Opera, New York City, 1995.

La Damnation de Faust, Children's Chorus, Metropolitan Opera, Carnegie Hall, New York City, 1997.

Performer in other operas, including Carmen and A Midsummer Night's Dream.


Soundtrack Albums; With Others:

Songcatcher (includes the song "When Love Is New" with Dolly Parton and Emmy Rossum), 2001.



Advocate, July 3, 2001, pp. 45–46, 48.

Interview, December, 2000; September, 2003.

Vanity Fair, June, 2004.

Variety, March 10, 2000.


Emmy Rossum Online,, August 26, 2004.