Emma Roberts arrested for assaulting beau Evan Peters

Emma Roberts arrested for assaulting beau Evan Peters

MONTREAL, July 16 (UPI) -- Actress Emma Roberts was arrested for allegedly assaulting her boyfriend, "American Horror Story" star Evan Peters, police in Canada said.
Emma Roberts eyes 'American Horror Story' role

Emma Roberts eyes 'American Horror Story' role

LOS ANGELES, May 23 (UPI) -- Emma Roberts is in talks to join the cast of "American Horror Story" for the supernatural drama's third season, TVLine reported.
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Roberts and Overstreet dating again

Roberts and Overstreet dating again

LOS ANGELES, April 10 (UPI) -- Emma Roberts and Chord Overstreet are back together after breaking up in January, a friend of the Hollywood couple told E! News.
Cosgrove is the new face of Neutrogena

Cosgrove is the new face of Neutrogena

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- U.S. actress and singer Miranda Cosgrove has signed on as a spokeswoman for Neutrogena, the skincare and cosmetics company said Friday.
'Funny Story' to start shooting in NY

'Funny Story' to start shooting in NY

NEW YORK, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Writer-directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck are to begin shooting their latest movie, "It's Kind of a Funny Story," in New York, Focus Features said Monday.

Stars enjoy calmer Sundance Festival

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Actresses Jill Hennessy and Emma Roberts say this year's Sundance Film Festival in Utah has been satisfyingly sedate for the first time in years.
Emma Roberts stars in Christmas special

Emma Roberts stars in Christmas special

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Emma Roberts and comic Norm McDonald have lent their voices to characters in an animated TV special "The Flight Before Christmas," CBS said Monday.

Kudrow checks in to 'Hotel for Dogs'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Hollywood actress Lisa Kudrow has signed on to co-star in "Hotel for Dogs," a big-screen adaptation of Lois Duncan's 1971 children's book.

Cheadle to star in 'Hotel for Dogs'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Don Cheadle has signed on to co-star in "Hotel for Dogs," opposite Emma Roberts, the niece of his "Ocean’s Eleven" co-star, Julia Roberts.

Mystery of 'Nancy Drew' star solved

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Actress Emma Roberts -- daughter of Eric and niece of Julia -- has been tapped as the lead in "Nancy Drew: The Mystery in Hollywood Hills."

'Grand Champion' released on DVD, VHS

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- "Grand Champion" -- featuring Julia Roberts, Bruce Willis and George Strait -- may be the best little U.S. movie most people have never heard.

Niece of Julia Roberts to make TV debut

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Thirteen-year-old Emma Roberts, niece of U.S. actress Julia Roberts, makes her television debut as Addie Singer, in Nickelodeon's "Unfabulous."
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Emma Roberts
Emma Roberts attends the premiere of the sci-fi adventure motion picture "Star Trek", at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on April 30, 2009. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)

Emma Rose Roberts (born February 10, 1991) is an American actress, singer-songwriter, and designer. She is the daughter of actor Eric Roberts and the niece of actresses Julia Roberts and Lisa Roberts Gillan. Roberts became known for her role as Addie Singer in the Nickelodeon television series Unfabulous. She released her debut album, which also served as the show's soundtrack Unfabulous and More. Roberts then pursued a solo singing career by recording two songs for the soundtracks of Ice Princess and Aquamarine (in which Roberts starred as one of the leads). Roberts then began to focus on her acting career, the title character in the 2007 film Nancy Drew, and her voice-over debut in The Flight Before Christmas.

In 2008 and 2009 Roberts was cast in coming-of-age movies the first being Wild Child, this was followed by Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac and Lymelife. Roberts appeared in the 2009 family film Hotel for Dogs and The Winning Season. In 2010, she appeared in the box office hit Valentine's Day, which starred her aunt Julia Roberts. She is now starring in the popular horror series sequel, Scream 4, along with Neve Campbell, Courtney Cox Arquette and David Arquette as one of the new main characters. Roberts will also star as Meredith Brookstone in The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod: Eighth Grade Bites releasing July 27, 2011.

Roberts was born in Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, New York. She is the daughter of actor Eric Roberts and his then-girlfriend Kelly Cunningham. Emma Roberts is the stepdaughter of Eliza Roberts and the niece of actresses Julia Roberts and Lisa Roberts Gillan. She has two stepsiblings, Morgan and Keaton Simons. Roberts attended Archer School for Girls in Brentwood, California from 2004-2005 for 7th and 8th grade. Roberts said in a 2007 interview on her education that: "Oh yes, I have a tutor and we have three hours of school every day. That way I am caught up on my work and then when I am not doing school work I am shooting something or other."

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