Being a child actor or actress in Hollywood is not an easy feat. Many of these young stars grow up to be problematic individuals while few of them manage to build a respectable career void of the pitfalls that normally plague child stars. However, as a young actress in the entertainment industry, Emma Tremblay seems to be doing alright for herself so far so good.
Who is Emma Tremblay?
Emma Tremblay is best known for her role in the hit CW superhero TV series, Supergirl, where she played Ruby Arias, a character who makes her debut in the show’s third season. Her character is the daughter of Samantha Arias (played by Odette Annable) the unwitting alter ego of the Kryptonian supervillain Reign. Emma’s introduction to the show was well received and her apparent talent and dedication to the character was applauded.
Though Emma is relatively new to the entertainment industry, she already has an impressive body of work and it is apparent that her career in the entertainment industry will not be shortlived. With all that said, here are five facts you need to know about the young actress.
Five Facts To Know About The Actress
Emma Tremblay was born in Vancouver, Canada on the 21st of April, 2004 to Jason and Christina Tremblay. Her father, Jason, is a police detective while her mother is a homemaker. Emma has two younger siblings – Jacob and Erica. Though Emma’s parents were initially hesitant about their kid’s acting, they have remained supportive of their children and try their best to ensure they remain grounded even as they achieve success and fame.
Emma comes from a close-knit family and they currently live in Langley, British Columbia, Canada.
2. It Runs In The Family
Emma is not the only member of her family involved in the entertainment industry. Her younger siblings are also actors and they have both found success as well.
Jacob Tremblay, Emma’s younger brother, was born on the 5th of October, 2006. The young actor has found tremendous success in the industry already. Though his feature film debut was in The Smurfs 2, he found international exposure with his role in the Academy Award-nominated film – Room. He also managed to take home several awards for his performance in the film. Jacob has gone on to star in several films including Wonder, The Predator, Before I Wake, The Book of Henry and The Death And Life Of John F. Donovan. He is also known to be an avid fan of the Star Wars film franchise.
Erica Tremblay, Emma’s sister, was born on the 16th of August, 2009. Much like her older siblings, she has already found recognition in the entertainment industry. She is best known for her roles in Imaginary Mary, Before I fall, Extinction, The Bye Bye Man and A perfect man. She has also had guest roles in supernatural and The Killing.
Clearly, there’s an excess of talent and charisma in the Tremblay Family.
3. Impressive Filmography
At her age, Emma Tremblay has already racked up quite an impressive body of work. She made her first appearance on TV in 2013 with the movie Let It Snow, followed by the science fiction action film Elysium, where she played Matilda Santiago – a child with leukemia. The following year, in 2014, she starred in the highly anticipated dystopian science fiction film – The Giver, where she played the role of Lily.
Emma Tremblay also had roles in the television series Wayward Pines and The CW’s Supergirl.
4. She Is An Exclusive League
The young actress is not the only Canadian child star to have found success in Hollywood, in fact, there have been quite a few of them. This puts her in an exclusive league with several extraordinarily talented people. Other Canadian child stars who have made it in Hollywood include Michael Cera, Dakota Goyo, Alexander Ludwig, Avan Jogia, Quinn Lord, Jodelle Ferland, and Finn Wolfhard.
5. The Future Is Bright
Emma Tremblay has already starred with some of the best and brightest Hollywood has to offer and she apparently has no plans of slowing down. The actress has signed to star in a couple more projects coming out in the next few years, one of which is Nomis – a science fiction film which will star Henry Cavill, Alexandra Daddario, Nathan Fillion, Stanley Tucci, and Ben Kingsley as well.
If she keeps moving at this pace, Emma’s future in Hollywood is as good as secure.