Emma Stone

Birth Name: Emily Jean Stone
Birth Place: Scottsdale, Arizona, U.S.
Date of Birth: November 6, 1988
Zodiac Sign: Scorpios
Profession: Actress
Height: 5′ 6″ (1.68 m)
Nicknames: Riley Stone
Education: Previously left highschool in her freshman year but finished via home schooling. Also, attended Xavier College Preparatory in Phoenix, Arizona.
Family: Mother and Father: Jeff and Krista Stone, One younger brother: Spencer Stone
Eyes: Green
Hair: Blonde

Early Life

Stone was born in Scottsdale, Arizona, the daughter of Jeff and Krista Stone, and has a younger brother, Spencer. She was a member of the Valley Youth Theatre while growing up, a regional theater in Phoenix, Arizona, where she appeared in her first stage production, The Wind in the Willows, at the age of 11. Stone attended Sequoya Elementary School and then Cocopah Middle School for sixth grade. She was home schooled for two years, at which time she appeared in 16 productions at Valley Youth Theatre, including: A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail, The Princess and the Pea, Cinderella, The Wiz, Titanic, Honk!, The Little Mermaid, Schoolhouse Rock Live!, Alice in Wonderland, and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and performed with the theater’s improv comedy troupe.

Stone attended Xavier College Preparatory, an all-girl Catholic high school, as a freshman for one semester. She gave a PowerPoint presentation to her parents, set to the Madonna song “Hollywood”, to convince them to let her move to California for an acting career. She dropped out of high school and moved with her mother to Los Angeles in January 2004, at the age of fifteen.

Acting Career

Stone launched a career in television after winning the role of Laurie Partridge on In Search of the New Partridge Family (2004), a VH1 talent competition reality show. The resulting show, The New Partridge Family (2005), only produced a pilot episode. Stone next had appearances in the television series Medium, Malcolm in the Middle and Lucky Louie. In 2007, she had a regular role on the Fox drama Drive, playing Violet Trimble, until the series was cancelled.
Stone made her feature film debut in the teen comedy Superbad in 2007, playing Jules, the love interest of lead character Seth (Jonah Hill). In 2008, she appeared in the comedy The Rocker, with Rainn Wilson. Stone played Amelia, the bassist in a band featuring singer Teddy Geiger. Stone learned to play bass for the role. Also that year, Stone appeared in The House Bunny, starring Anna Faris, alongside Katharine McPhee, Rumer Willis and Colin Hanks. Stone played the president of a sorority and sang on a single from the film, “I Know What Boys Like”, a cover version of the 1982 song by The Waitresses.

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The Help 2011

In 2009, Stone appeared in Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, a romantic comedy directed by Mark Waters, the director of Mean Girls (2004), starring Matthew McConaughey and Jennifer Garner. Stone played “The Ghost of Girlfriends Past”, a takeoff of the Ghost of Christmas Past from Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. She starred in the horror/comedy Zombieland, along with Woody Harrelson and Jesse Eisenberg. The project, her third comedy for Columbia Pictures, began shooting in Atlanta in February 2009. Stone played Wichita, a survivor/con artist from Wichita, Kansas, traveling across the U.S. with her younger sister Little Rock (Abigail Breslin).

Zombieland

Stone will star in the comedy Paper Man, starring Jeff Daniels, Ryan Reynolds and Lisa Kudrow, and directed by Kieran and Michele Mulroney. Stone began filming on Veterans Day, November 11, 2008, in Montauk, New York, using well-known local locations. Stone will star as a high school student in Easy A with Amanda Bynes, a comedy directed by Will Gluck. Stone’s character divides the strictly moral students and teachers against the liberals in her school after a false rumor circulates that she’s sexually promiscuous. The script contrasts the novel The Scarlet Letter and its heroine, Hester Prynne, to the life of the protagonist in the film. Stone also has a voice role in an upcoming film adaptation of the comic strip Marmaduke.

Easy A

Stone has stated that she would eventually like to venture into film production, producing her own films, and would like to appear on Saturday Night Live.

Personal

Stone was living on her own in Los Angeles in 2007. She moved to Greenwich Village, New York City in 2009. Stone has stated that she was really into HTML and web design when she was younger. Stone was romantically linked to singer-songwriter and actor Teddy Geiger, her co-star in The Rocker, at the time the film was being promoted in July 2008. Although known as a redhead, Stone was a brunette when film producer Judd Apatow had her change the color for her role in Superbad. She is naturally a blonde.

Facts & Trivias

» Her parents owned the Camelback Golf Course.

» Attended Xavier College Preparatory in Phoenix, AZ.

» Although she’s known as a redhead. Her natural hair color is blonde. It was Judd Apatow who suggested she change her hair color for ‘Superbad’ and she kept it.

» Convinced her parents to let her move to Hollywood when she was fourteen by making a Powerpoint presentation aptly titled, Project Hollywood.

» Got her start in acting at eleven years old with Valley Youth Theater in Phoenix, Arizona and even joined an improv troop before she moved to Hollywood.

» In House Bunny, she originally auditioned for Ashley, the Phi Iota Mu president, but got cast as Natalie.

» Ranked as #93 in Ask Men’s Top 99 women of 2009.

» Was originally cast as Amber in Sucker Punch (2010) but dropped out due to scheduling conflicts.

» First met her current boyfriend, musician Teddy Geiger, on the set of VH1’s “In Search of the Partridge Family” in 2004, but they didn’t get together until they filmed “The Rocker” together in 2007.

» City Lights is her favourite movie.

» Ranked #66 in Maxim magazine’s hot 100 list of 2009.

» Ranked #93 in FHM’s 100 sexiest women in the world 2009.

» The Beatles are her favourite musicians.

» Emma starred as Amelia in the comedy film “The Rocker” in 2008.

» The movie “The Rocker” [2008] is directed by Peter Cattaneo starring Rainn Wilson, Josh Gad, Christina Applegate, Teddy Geiger, Will Arnett, and Bradley Cooper.

» She starred in the comedy film “Paper Man” in 2009 starring Jeff Daniels, Ryan Reynolds & Lisa Kudrow and directed by Kieran & Michele Mulroney.

» Emma Stone is a beautiful American actress and singer.

» Emma made her acting debut at the age of eleven with the stage production “The Wind in the Willows”.

» She performed in Valley Youth Theatre production’s A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail, Cinderella, Titanic, The Little Mermaid and many other plays.

» Stone made her on-screen debut in 2004 with the role of Laurie Partridge in the made-for-television film “The New Partridge Family”.

» She made her small-screen debut in 2005 with the guest role of Cynthia McCallister in “Medium”.

» Emma Stone acted the role of Jules in her first movie “Superbad” in 2007.

» Stone acted in single episodic television shows such as “The Suite Life of Zack and Cody” [2006], “Malcolm in the Middle” [2006] and “Lucky Louie” [2006].

» She performed her first recurring role of Violet Trimble in the television drama “Drive” [7 episodes: 2007].

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