Emmy Rossum

  • Birth Name: Emmanuelle Grey Rossum
  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Singer

Fast Facts

  • 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.


  • 2014, Critics' Choice Television Awards — Best Actress in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2005, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 2004, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Acting Ensemble: Nominee
  • 2005, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Young Actress: Winner
  • 2001, Independent Spirit Awards — Best Debut Performance: Nominee


  • Justin Siegel — Ex-husband
  • Adam Duritz — Ex-significant Other
  • Sam Esmail — Husband
  • Tyler Jacob Moore — Ex-significant Other
  • David Wildenstein — Ex-significant Other
  • Cheryl Rossum — Mother


  • Attended Columbia University, New York, New York, United States