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Emily Browning is an Australian actress. She made her film debut in the television film The Echo of Thunder (1998) and subsequently appeared in television shows such as High Flyers (1999), Something in the Air (2000–2001), and Blue Heelers (2000–2002). Her breakthrough role was in the 2002 horror film Ghost Ship, which introduced her to a wider audience. In 2005, Browning won the Australian Film Institute International Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of Violet Baudelaire in the film Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004).
Browning is also known for her roles in the horror film The Uninvited (2009), the action film Sucker Punch (2011), and the independent drama Sleeping Beauty (2011). She was named the Breakthrough Performer of The Year by the Hamptons International Film Festival for her role in the latter. Browning’s other films include Summer in February, Plush (both 2013), Pompeii (2014), Legend (2015) and Golden Exits (2017). From 2017 to 2021, she starred as Laura Moon in the Starz TV series American Gods. She also had a recurring role in Showtime’s drama series The Affair (2018–2019).
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Emily Jane Browning was born on December 7, 1988 (age 33 years) in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. She is the daughter of Andrew and Shelley Browning. She attended Hurstbridge Learning Co-op and Eltham High School. Browning has two younger brothers, Nicholas and Matthew.
Emily Browning’s debut acting role was in the 1998 Hallmark Channel movie The Echo of Thunder. Additional roles in Australian film and television productions soon followed, including recurring roles in the television series Blue Heelers from 2000 to 2002, and Something in the Air from 2000 to 2001. In 2001, Browning appeared as the daughter of the character played by Billy Connolly in The Man Who Sued God.
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Browning made her American film debut in 2002’s Ghost Ship and won an Australian Film Institute Award for Best Young Actress, the same year. In 2003, she appeared opposite Heath Ledger and Orlando Bloom in 2003’s Ned Kelly, and reunited with Connolly the following year in the film adaptation of Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, in which she played Violet Baudelaire.
In 2006, Emily Browning appeared in the music video for Evermore’s “Light Surrounding You”. In the behind-the-scenes video for the clip, the band stated, “We suck as actors, so we decided to get Emily”. She attended the L’Oreal Fashion Festival as a festival ambassador on 1 February 2007. Browning played the lead role in the 2009 horror film The Uninvited, an American remake of the 2003 South Korean film A Tale of Two Sisters. She turned down a request to audition for the role of Bella Swan in Twilight, citing exhaustion, despite an endorsement from series author Stephenie Meyer.
In 2009, she was cast as Babydoll in Zack Snyder’s action film Sucker Punch, as a replacement for Amanda Seyfried, who dropped out due to scheduling conflicts. Filming took place in Vancouver from September 2009 to January 2010, and the film was released on 25 March 2011. In an interview at Comic-Con, she confirmed that she would be singing in the film, while claiming that her audition tape brought tears to her casting agent’s eyes and the song she selected (“Killing Me Softly”) was one of Zack Snyder’s wife Deborah’s favourites, which Browning referred to as the “selling point” on her being cast in the role.
In February 2010, it was announced that Emily Browning would play the lead role in the independent Australian film Sleeping Beauty, directed by Julia Leigh. She replaced Mia Wasikowska, who was committed to a film adaptation of Jane Eyre at the time. The film was screened at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival and the Sydney Film Festival. In a review from the festival, Peter Bradshaw of The Guardian called the film “Technically elegant with vehemence and control …
Emily Browning gives a fierce and powerful performance … There is force and originality in Leigh’s work”. Fionnuala Halligan in Screen International wrote “Browning has gone the distance for her director and together, they have delivered something here that sometimes catches your breath”. At the festival Browning said, “Even reading the screenplay, it made me feel uncomfortable. But that was something that attracted me to it. I would prefer to polarise an audience as opposed to making an entertaining film everybody feels ambivalent about.”
Browning replaced English actress Ophelia Lovibond in 2012 as the female lead in the film Summer in February. The film is based on the book of the same title, by Jonathan Smith. In July 2012, Browning was cast in God Help the Girl, a musical film by Belle and Sebastian front-man Stuart Murdoch. Browning played Eve, and the role required live singing. Filming on the production began on 8 July 2012 and wrapped on 12 August 2012.
She was cast in Catherine Hardwicke’s Plush alongside Cam Gigandet, replacing Evan Rachel Wood (who was originally attached to the project) due to scheduling conflicts. Browning also starred alongside Xavier Samuel whom she met on the set during filming. Magic Magic, directed by Sebastián Silva, was screened at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. Film.com designated the film as a “Top Pick”. Browning starred in the 2014 film Pompeii. The project was filmed in Toronto and the city of Pompeii. Browning took a break from filming on Pompeii and returned home to Australia to film a music video for the song “No Matter What You Say” by the band Imperial Teen. The video follows Browning as the lead character, conducting a ‘live art piece’.
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In 2014, Browning filmed Shangri-La Suite. The story follows two young lovers who break out of a mental hospital in 1974 and set out on a road trip to Los Angeles to fulfill the boy’s lifelong dream of killing his idol Elvis Presley, who appears as a supporting character. Luke Grimes and Avan Jogia co-star. The same year, she appeared in Years & Years’s “Take Shelter” music video. In 2015, Emily Browning starred in the biopic crime thriller Legend, alongside Tom Hardy, who portrayed twin brothers and infamous 1960s London gangsters Reggie and Ronnie Kray. She portrayed Frances Shea, the first wife of Reggie Kray.
Emily Browning was cast in American Gods as Laura Moon. Neil Gaiman, the author of the novel, said, “I’ve been fascinated by Emily Browning since A Series of Unfortunate Events. She has a challenge ahead of her: Laura is a tricky character, and the Laura on the screen is even trickier and more dangerous than the one on the page. She’s going to have a wonderful time bringing Laura to life”.
Is she married? Emily Browning is currently not married and has no ex-husband or children. She has been in a couple of relationships that never ended in marriage. However, in June 2021, it was announced that Browning would replace Anna Paquin in Andrea Pallaoro’s drama Monica, joining Trace Lysette, Patricia Clarkson and Adriana Barraza. She is also set to star in Lance Edmands’ thriller Brightwater, starring alongside Scoot McNairy and Jack Reynor. As of mid-2022, Emily Browning has no husband or children.
Emily Browning net worth
How much is Emily Browning worth? Emily Browning net worth is estimated at around $8 million. Her main source of income is from her primary work as an actress. Emily Browning’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $1 million dollars annually. Her remarkable achievements have earned her some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. She is one of the richest and most influential actresses in Australia. Emily Browning stands at an appealing height of 1.55m and has a good body weight which suits her personality.