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With her striking beauty and sincere talent, Academy Award nominated actress,
EMMA STONE [Mia] has claimed her role as one of Hollywood's
most sought out actresses.
Stone appeared in Fox Searchlight's critically acclaimed film Birdman, which won
the award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture at the
Screen Actors Guild Awards, Best Film at the Film Independent Spirit Awards,
and Best Picture at the Academy Awards. Deadline felt Stone was "luminous" and
Rolling Stone said the "never-better Emma Stone is raw and revelatory." Her
performance landed her an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress
as well as a Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild, and Film Independent Spirit
She recently wrapped production on Battle of the Sexes, in which Stone will play
Billie Jean King opposite Steve Carell's Bobby Riggs. Directed by Jonathan
Dayton and Valerie Faris, the film will tell the story of former tennis champ
Riggs' faceoff against King in a highly-publicized exhibition match. Battle of
the Sexes is due out in 2017.
Stone's additional film credits include: Woody Allen's Irrational Man; Cameron
Crowe's film Aloha; Woody Allen's Magic in the Moonlight ; the superhero
franchise The Amazing Spiderman, in which she starred in the first two films;
the Academy Award nominated animated film The Croods for Dreamworks Animation;
the period drama Gangster Squad; Easy A, which earned her a Golden Globe
nomination and an MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance; the award
winning drama The Help; the romantic comedy Crazy, Stupid, Love; Screen Gems'
Friends with Benefits; the independent drama Paperman; the Twentieth Century Fox
animated comedy Marmaduke; Columbia Picture's hit comedy Zombieland; the Warner
Brothers romantic comedy Ghosts of Girlfriends Past; the Columbia Pictures/Happy
Madison hit comedy The House Bunny; Twentieth Century Fox's The Rocker; and the
Judd Apatow comedy Superbad.
Stone recently completed her Broadway run playing the iconic 'Sally Bowles' in
Rob Marshall's production of Cabaret. The New York Times said, "Emma Stone is
scintillating in an irresistible Broadway debut. Her Sally is wild, fierce and
heartbreaking - someone you're unlikely to forget. She provides a very good
reason to revisit Cabaret."
When she's not filming, Stone is an advocate for Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a
groundbreaking initiative created to accelerate innovative cancer research that
will get new therapies to patients quickly and save lives now. Laura Ziskin, the
late producer of The Amazing Spiderman, started the organization and got Stone
involved. In addition to SU2C, Stone is also an ambassador for Gilda's Club New
York City. Named for the late comedian and original cast member of SNL, Gilda
Radner, Gilda's Club offers a place where people dealing with cancer can join
together to build social and emotional support. Stone has
become an active member in the Gilda's Club community and continues to do so by
engaging with their younger departments for children and teens.
Native of Arizona, Emma currently lives in Los Angeles.
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