Facts about Emma Stone

 

Emma Stone is an American actress who rose to fame from roles in films such as Easy A and The Amazing Spiderman. She was born Emily Jean Stone on November 6, 1988 in Scottsdale, Arizona, to Krista Jean Stone and Jeffrey Charles Stone. She experienced panic attacks and found that attending the theater helped resolve the problem. She took singing lessons for several years and was homeschooled for two years, during which time she appeared in various plays. In 2004 Emma and her mother moved to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career. 


Emma Stone originally wanted to be known as Emily Stone but the name was already taken in the Screen Actors Guild. Her family and friends still refer to her as Emily.


As a teenager, Stone prepared a presentation for her parents called 'Project Hollywood' explaining why they should let her move to California to become an actress.


At the age of seven Emma Stone fell of the parallel bars in gymnastics and broke both arms.


Emma Stone believes her trademark voice came from being colicky as a baby.


Emma Stone's husky voice is the result of being colicky as an infant and having developing nodules on her vocal cords.


One of Stone’s first acting gigs was in ‘The New Partridge Family’ which she earned a part on following a competition on VH-1. Only the pilot was shot and never aired.


Emma Stone created a PowerPoint presentation to the tune of Madonna's song Hollywood, in order to convince her parents to let he move to Hollywood after only one semester of high school at Xavier College Preparatory in Phoenix, Arizona.


Emma Stone auditioned for the role of Claire in ‘Heroes’ which eventually went to Hayden Panettiere.


It took eight months after moving to Los Angeles for Emma Stone to get her first role.


Her first big movie break came in 2007 when she appeared in ‘Superbad’.


Emma Stone is naturally blonde but has changed t to brown and red for roles.


She was originally cast as Amber in ‘Sucker Punch’ but had to back out and was replaced by actress Jamie Chung.


Emma Stone learned how to play the bass guitar for her role in The Rocker.


Stone appeared in the rebooted Spider-Man films as Gwen Stacy, a role played by Bryce Dallas Harper previously. She returned to her natural hair color for the role.


Emma has been known to turn down roles in which she would have appeared as the 'pretty girl' due to her desire to be a serious comedian.


Emma Stone won an Oscar for Best Actress for ‘La La Land’. She won a SAG Award, Golden Globe and BAFTA for the same role.


The movie role that helped to gain Emma Stone more notoriety was 2009s Zombieland.


Emma Stone is one of 8 actresses to win an Oscar for their musical performance. She joined the likes of Julie Andrews, Jennifer Hudson and Anne Hathaway.


Emma Stone became very good friends with Jonah Hill, with whom she starred in the movie Superbad.


She was the highest-paid actress in 2017, making approximately $26 million.


In 2009, after having lived in Los Angeles for approximately six years, Emma Stone moved to New York.


Emma Stone has shared the romantic spotlight with actor Ryan Gosling in three different movies.


In 2010 Emma Stone starred in the movie Easy A. She was nominated for a Golden Globe for her role in the film.


Some have played up the similarities in looks between Emma and actress Lindsay Lohan. Stone had the chance to play Lohan during an appearance on ‘SNL’ (Saturday Night Live).


Emma Stone won the MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance for her performance in Easy A.


Stone has starred in films with three different members of ‘The Office’ cast: Steve Carrell, John Kasinski and Rainn Wilson.


Emma Stone won the 2012 Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress - Comedy, for her role in Crazy, Stupid Love.


She is a big fan of the Spice Girls with Emma ‘Baby Spice’ Bunton being her favorite.


Emma Stone is a Revlon model alongside other actresses such as Halle Berry and Olivia Wilde.


She lists actresses Diane Keaton and Marion Cotillard as two of her idols.


Emma Stone dated her Spiderman costar Andrew Garfield for four years. They broke up in 2015.


She tossed up between changing her screen name to Riley Stone and Emily J. Stone before settling on Emma.


In 2016 Emma Stone moved back to Los Angeles.


She used to build websites for free because she was trying to teach herself HTML.


Emma Stone has been nominated for two Oscars and three BAFTA s. She has won a Golden Globe and a Screen Actors Guild Award.


Emma Stone was raised a Lutheran.


Emma Stone has said that the week she appeared on Saturday Night Live was the best of her life.


She had braces for seven years.


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