Emmy Rossum: roles in movies since 2000

Emmy Rossum was born in 1986, she is an American actress, television director, and singer-songwriter.

Emmy Rossum

Born:
Emmanuelle Grey Rossum
September 12, 1986
New York City, New York, U.S.

Career:
as actress in feature films since 2000 (age 14)
as actress in television since 1996 (age 10)

She is known for her portrayal of Fiona Gallagher in the television series Shameless. Her role in “Mystic River” (2003) initially brought her recognition. She starred in the science-fiction film “The Day After Tomorrow” (2004) and received critical acclaim for her performance in the leading role of Christine Daaé in “The Phantom of the Opera” (2004).




Roles portrayed by Emmy Rossum

2019 Emmy Rossum as Kim Dash in Cold Pursuit

A grieving snowplow driver seeks out revenge against the drug dealers who killed his son. Based on the 2014 Norwegian film ‘In Order of Disappearance’. Emmy Rossum played Kim Dash, a Kehoe police officer.

Director: Hans Petter Moland

Emmy Rossum as Kim Dash in Cold Pursuit (2019)

2018 Emmy Rossum as Kathryn Walker in A Futile and Stupid Gesture

It’s a biographical comedy-drama film, based on Josh Karp’s book of the same name, directed by David Wain. In the 1970s and ’80s, National Lampoon’s success and influence creates a new media empire overseen in part by the brilliant and troubled Douglas Kenney.

 Emmy Rossum as Kathryn Walker in A Futile and Stupid Gesture (2018)

2014 Emmy Rossum as Maggie in Before I Disappear

At the lowest point of his life, Richie gets a call from his estranged sister, asking him to look after his eleven-year old niece, Sophia, for a few hours.

Director: Shawn Christensen

Emmy Rossum as Maggie in Before I Disappear (2014)

2014 Emmy Rossum as Kimberly in Comet

After meeting by chance at a meteor shower, pessimist Dell and insightful Kimberly begin a six-year journey through a relationship that blossoms and fades over time.

Director: Sam Esmail

Emmy Rossum as Kimberly in Comet (2014)

2014 Emmy Rossum as Bec in You’re Not You

A drama centered on a classical pianist Kate (Hilary Swank) who has been diagnosed with ALS and the brash college student Bec (Emmy Rossum) who becomes her caregiver.

Director: George C. Wolfe

Emmy Rossum as Bec in You’re Not You (2014)

2013 Emmy Rossum as Ridley Duchannes in Beautiful Creatures

Ethan longs to escape his small Southern town. He meets a mysterious new girl, Lena. Together, they uncover dark secrets about their respective families, their history and their town.

Director: Richard LaGravenese

Emmy Rossum as Ridley Duchannes in Beautiful Creatures (2013)

2011 Emmy Rossum as Christina Perasso in Inside

2009 Emmy Rossum as Bulma in Dragonball Evolution

The young warrior Son Goku sets out on a quest, racing against time and the vengeful King Piccolo, to collect a set of seven magical orbs that will grant their wielder unlimited power.

Director: James Wong

Emmy Rossum as Bulma in Dragonball Evolution (2009)

2009 Emmy Rossum as Alexa Walker in Dare

A drama centered around three high school seniors – an aspiring actress, her misfit best friend, and a loner – who become engaged in an intimate and complicated relationship.

Director: Adam Salky

Emmy Rossum as Alexa Walker in Dare (2009)

2006 Emmy Rossum as Jennifer Ramsey in Poseidon

It’s a disaster film directed by Wolfgang Petersen. It is the third film adaptation of Paul Gallico’s novel The Poseidon Adventure. The RMS Poseidon, a luxury ocean liner, is making a transatlantic crossing. Former New York City Mayor and FDNY firefighter Robert Ramsey (Kurt Russell) is traveling with his daughter Jennifer (Emmy Rossum) and her boyfriend Christian (Mike Vogel) to New York, soon to be engaged. As the passengers are enjoying a New Year’s Eve party, officers on the bridge see a huge rogue wave bearing down on the ship. But the wave swamps and capsizes the ship, killing the bridge officers along with many passengers and crew.

Emmy Rossum as Jennifer Ramsey in Poseidon (2006)

2004 Emmy Rossum as Laura Chapman in The Day After Tomorrow

Jack Hall, paleoclimatologist, must make a daring trek from Washington, D.C. to New York City to reach his son, trapped in the cross-hairs of a sudden international storm which plunges the planet into a new Ice Age.

Director: Roland Emmerich

Emmy Rossum as Laura Chapman in The Day After Tomorrow (2004)

2004 Emmy Rossum as Christine Daaé in The Phantom of the Opera

It’s a musical drama film based on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 1986 musical of the same name, which in turn is based on the French novel Le Fantôme de l’Opéra by Gaston Leroux. Critics praised the visuals and acting, particularly Rossum’s performance.

Emmy Rossum as Christine Daaé in The Phantom of the Opera (2004)

2003 Emmy Rossum as Nola in Nola

An urban fairy tale-romantic comedy, in which Nola, an aspiring songwriter, leaves an abusive Kansas home and journeys to New York to find her biological father. Once there, she finds more than she expected.

Director: Alan Hruska

2003 Emmy Rossum as Katie Markum in Mystic River

The lives of three men who were childhood friends are shattered when one of them has a family tragedy.

Director: Clint Eastwood

Emmy Rossum as Katie Markum in Mystic River (2003)

2002 Emmy Rossum as Vicky Amonte in Passionada

Passionada is a romantic comedy about a Portuguese widow whose husband, a fisherman, died at sea. The widow’s naive teenage daughter wants to be a professional gambler and she convinces her mother to date a British man who’s new in town. The widow falls for the Brit, a professional gambler who pretends to be in the fishing business.

Director: Dan Ireland

Emmy Rossum as Vicky Amonte in Passionada (2002)

2001 Emmy Rossum as Sheila in An American Rhapsody

2001 Emmy Rossum as Nicky Trent / Jenny Thomas in Happy Now?

Emmy Rossum as Nicky Trent / Jenny Thomas in Happy Now? (2001)

2000 Emmy Rossum as Young Girl in It Had to Be You

2000 Emmy Rossum as Deladis Slocumb in Songcatcher

Film’s plot revolves around a musicologist researching and collecting Appalachian folk music in the mountains of western North Carolina. Although Songcatcher is a fictional film, it is loosely based on the work of Olive Dame Campbell, founder of the John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, North Carolina, and that of the English folk song collector Cecil Sharp, portrayed at the end of the film as professor Cyrus Whittle.

Director: Maggie Greenwald

Emmy Rossum as Deladis Slocumb in Songcatcher (2000)