Oscars 2017 Best Actress Emma Stone who played Mia Dolan in La La Land and star of Spider Man

This red haired beauty is one of Hollywood’s brightest shining stars at the moment.

From Spider Man to The Help, Emma Stone continues to impress in hit films earning her the award for Best Actress at the 2017 Oscars – and was one of the highest paid actresses in the world in 2015.

Emma Stone who played Mia Dolan in La La Land and star of Spider Man

Emma Stone first took to the stage with Wind in the Willows when she was just 12
 Here’s everything you need to know about the 28-year-old American actress.

Who is Emma Stone?

Emma was born in Scottsdale, Arizona, in 1988.

Emma Stone who played Mia Dolan in La La Land and star of Spider Man

Emma is starring in new musical La La Land with Ryan Gosling

She loved acting as a child, and her first major role was in a stage production of Wind in the Willows when Emma was 12.

Apparently, the aspiring star was ‘so desperate to be movie star she did a PowerPoint called Project Hollywood at 14’.

The precocious starlet was making a pitch to her parents to convince them to move from Arizona to Hollywood.

And it worked. Emma moved to Los Angeles with her mum Krista Jean Stone, and made her TV debut in reality show In Search of the New Partridge Family.

The show’s pilot failed to be snapped up, and Emma went on to do a series of small TV roles – before making her big break.

What films has Emma Stone been in?

Emma made her film debut in teen comedy Superbad in 2007, for which she won a Young Hollywood Award.

She also impressed in Zombieland in 2009, and got her first starring role a year later.

Emma received BAFTA and Golden Globe nominations for her role in Easy A, which is widely seen as her breakthrough movie.

Emma Stone who played Mia Dolan in La La Land and star of Spider Man

Emma Stone appeared in drama The Help the same year

Emma went on to star in rom-com Crazy Stupid Love, with Ryan Gosling, in 2011 – and critically acclaimed drama The Help.

Proving that there was no stopping her, Emma scored the part of Gwen Stacey in the Spiderman franchise – in which Andrew Garfield played the lead.

She appeared in The Amazing Spider-Man in 2012, and sequel The Amazing Spider-Man 2 in 2014 – before Gwen was killed off.

Emma Stone who played Mia Dolan in La La Land and star of Spider Man

Emma met Andrew Garfield while filming Spider-Man

Read more: Emma Stone refuses “Wonder Woman 2” villain role

 Emma received another Oscar nomination for her portrayal of a recovering drug addict in black comedy Birdman, which was also released in 2014.

The actress then made her Broadway debut in musical Cabaret in 2014 and 2015.

And she has now reunited with former co-star Ryan Gosling in new musical movie La La Land.

Emma will also be playing the villain in new movie Cruella de Vil, a spin-off from Disney’s One Hundred and One Dalmatians.

Who is Emma Stone dating?

Emma started dating her Spider Man co-star Andrew Garfield after meeting on the set of the re-boot.

Their relationship has been at the centre of much media hype, and the couple were reported to have split  in October 2015.

Emma Stone who played Mia Dolan in La La Land and star of Spider Man

The couple dated for around four years, and are rumoured to have reunited again recently

The pair keep tight-lipped about their romance, but were pictured together in London’s Covent Garden in August 16 – leading to speculation that they were back together.

Emma counts Hunger Games actress Jennifer Lawrence and country singer Taylor Swift among her close friends.

What awards has Emma been nominated for?

After her star turn in La La Land Emma has basically been nominated for every gong going.

She won the Best Actress category at the 2017 Oscars following on from her success at the BAFTAs.

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