Attended Xavier College Preparatory in Phoenix, Arizona.
She convinced her parents to let her move to Hollywood when she was age 15 by making a PowerPoint presentation aptly titled, Project Hollywood.
Emma got her big break back when reality TV was just heating up. She won the role of Laurie Partridge in 2004 on VH1’s In Search of the New Partridge Family! Unfortunately, the show tanked (they only produced one episode), but she did land some minor TV guest spots following the failed gig. She landed her first recurring role on TV’s Drive in 2007.
Her real hair color is blond.
She waited 21 long years before getting her ears pierced for the first time.
She had her first asthma attack while filming a fake sex scene in 2010’s Easy A.
Her idols are Gilda Radner, Diane Keaton and Marion Cotillard.
Her mother is a breast cancer survivor.
Has matching bird tattoos with her mother, the birds referring to the Beatles’ song “Blackbird”. Sir Paul McCartney drew the birds himself.
Her parents owned the Camelback Golf Course in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Her middle name, Jean, was her grandmother’s first name.
Started to use “Emma” as her professional name, because there was already an “Emily Stone” when she applied for her SAG card.
Starting being called “Emma” in elementary school because she’s a really huge fan of the Spice Girls. Baby Spice is Emma Bunton.
In two of her films, Easy A and Crazy, Stupid, Love, Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “The Scarlet Letter” is discussed.
She is a Lutheran.
Auditioned for the role of Claire Bennet in the TV Series Heroes (2006), but lost out to Hayden Panettiere. She referred to this experience as “rock bottom”.
Is a big fan of the show iCarly (2007) and got to appear in one of its final episodes.
Is a big fan of Marion Cotillard and revealed to French newspaper L’Express that she can’t count the times that she reenacted the scenes from La môme (2007) in her room.
When she was age 7, she fell off the parallel bars in gymnastics and broke both her arms.