- Was named for her maternal grandfather
- Began her career at age 7 in the children's choir of the Metropolitan Opera, earning $5 a day.
- Over five seasons at the Met, she appeared in 20 productions and sang in five languages.
- Played Audrey Hepburn as a teen in a 2000 TV-biopic.
- Earned an Independent Spirit Award nomination in the category of Best Debut Performance for the 2001 film Songcatcher.
- Took cooking classes at Le Cordon Bleu in London.
- Won a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film for 2004's The Phantom of the Opera.
- Released her debut album, Inside Out, in 2007, plus a three-song Christmas EP titled Carol of the Bells.
- Her second album, 2013's Sentimental Journey, which featured cover songs from the 1920s to '60s.
- 2005, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
- 2014, Critics' Choice Television Awards — Best Actress in a Comedy Series: Nominee
- 2004, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Acting Ensemble: Nominee
- 2001, Independent Spirit Awards — Best Debut Performance: Nominee
- 2005, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Young Actress: Winner
- Cheryl Rossum — Mother
- Sam Esmail — Fiancé
- Adam Duritz — Ex-significant Other
- Tyler Jacob Moore — Ex-significant Other
- David Wildenstein — Ex-significant Other
- Justin Siegel — Ex-husband
- Attended Columbia University, New York, New York, United States
- Birth Name: Emmanuelle Grey Rossum
- Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
- Birthday: September 12, 1986, Virgo
- Profession: Actor, Singer
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