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Emily Jean “Emma” Stone (born November 6, 1988) is an American actress. One of the world’s highest-paid actresses, she has been nominated for an Academy Award, two British Academy Film Awards and two Golden Globe Awards, and has won two Screen Actors Guild Awards. Aside from her acting career, Stone promotes several causes, such as creating awareness on breast cancer
Drawn to acting as a child, Stone had her first acting role in a theater production of The Wind in the Willows in 2000. She dropped out of Xavier College Preparatory after one semester to pursue a film career. As a teenager, she relocated to Los Angeles with her mother. Stone made her television debut in VH1’s In Search of the New Partridge Family, a reality show that produced only an unsold pilot. After a series of small television roles, she won a Young Hollywood Award for her film debut in Superbad (2007) and received particular media attention for her role in Zombieland (2009).
Stone’s first starring role was in the teen comedy Easy A (2010), for which she was nominated for the BAFTA Rising Star Award and a Golden Globe Award. She followed this breakthrough role with the romantic comedy Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011) and a dramatic part in the critically acclaimed film The Help (2011). Stone received praise from critics for playing Gwen Stacy in the 2012 superhero film The Amazing Spider-Man and its sequel in 2014. She garnered an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress nomination for the role of a recovering drug addict in the black comedy-drama Birdman (2014). Stone made her Broadway debut in a revival of the musical Cabaret (2014–15).