Emily Jean Stone (born November 6, 1988) is an American actress. Currently, she is the highest-paid actress in the world, and has received such accolades as an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe Award, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards. Stone appeared in Forbes Celebrity 100 in 2013 and the Time 100 in 2017, and has been described by the media as one of the most talented actresses of her generation.
Born and raised in Scottsdale, Arizona, Stone began acting as a child, in a theater production of The Wind in the Willows in 2000. As a teenager, she relocated to Los Angeles with her mother, and made her television debut inVH1’s In Search of the New Partridge Family (2004), a reality show that produced only an unsold pilot. After small television roles, she won a Young Hollywood Award for her film debut in Superbad (2007), and received positive media attention for her role in Zombieland (2009). The 2010 teen comedyEasy A was Stone’s first starring role which earned her nominations for theBAFTA Rising Star Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress. This breakthrough was followed with further success in the romantic comedy Crazy, Stupid, Love and the drama The Help (both 2011).
Stone gained wider recognition for playing Gwen Stacy in the 2012 superhero film The Amazing Spider-Man, and its sequel in 2014. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for the role of a recovering drug addict in the black comedy-drama Birdman (2014). Her Broadway debut came in a revival of the musical Cabaret (2014–2015). Stone won an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for playing an aspiring actress in the highly successful musical film La La Land(2016). Her portrayal of Billie Jean King in the 2017 biographical sports film Battle of the Sexes earned her a Golden Globe nomination. /Gjithqka Nga Pak