Emily Osment
American actress
Emily Osment
Emily Jordan Osment is an American actress, singer-songwriter and voice actress born in Los Angeles, California. After working in several television films in her childhood, she gained fame for co-starring as Gerti Giggles in Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams and Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over. She went on to co-star in the Emmy Award-nominated Disney Channel sitcom Hannah Montana as Lilly Truscott as well as the series movie, Hannah Montana: The Movie.
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New film "Love is All You Need?" pushes the envelope of activist media
Huffington Post - about 1 month
The New York Times and others have reported in recent months that hate crimes against minorities are on the rise. According to numbers from the FBI adjusted for underreporting by the Matthew Shepard Foundation, there are more than 9,000 hate crimes committed in the United States on an annual basis. These include everything from vandalism to murder motivated by bias based on race, religion, being LGB or T, among others. Although we may find this alarming, unless it is happening to us directly, it can be difficult to continue to be emotionally touched by such events, much less appreciate their impact on affected individuals and communities. Fortunately, there is an antidote in a movie that has been recently released. Love is All You Need? is an independent film based on the multi-award winning short of the same name that has an alternate reality backdrop of a world inverted: heterosexuals are the deviants in a world dominated by gays and lesbians. A poignant scene early in the film sho ...
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Wednesday's TV highlights: 'The Americans' and more
LATimes - 9 months
SERIES American Ninja Warrior Three new challenges are introduced as the obstacle course competition moves on to a qualifying round in Atlanta. 8 p.m. NBC Young & Hungry An approaching hurricane has Gabi (Emily Osment) and the gang trapped in Hawaii in this new episode of the sitcom; Jonathan...
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Rainbow Brite and the Star Stealer 30th Anniversary
Huffington Post - over 1 year
On November 15th, 1985 Hallmark Card's beloved character, Rainbow Brite, lit up the big-screen in her first feature-length film; Rainbow Brite and the Star Stealer. Produced by DIC Entertainment the film was distributed by Warner Brothers and followed three very successful television specials that also helped promote a line of dolls by Mattel. At the time of the film's release Rainbow Brite was not only a billion dollar commodity for Hallmark it was also the highest selling toy for girls. Written by Howard R. Cohen, who had previously written the final special (and origin story) "The Beginning of Rainbow Land", Star Stealer took Rainbow Brite and her magical flying horse, Starlite, deep into space in attempt to save the diamond planet, Spectra, and return color and light to the universe. The film introduced several new characters to the already vast world of Rainbow Land including Stormy, a rogue color kid who was in charge of the winter rain and snow and Krys, a heroic space boy ...
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What Happens When A 'Hannah Montana' Fan Becomes A Starbucks Barista, And Lily Truscott Walks In
Popeater - about 3 years
We'll go ahead and speak for the barista who served Emily Osment (aka the actress who played the greatest BFF in Disney Channel history) when we say: ZERO regrets.
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Director Torre Catalano's Short Seasick Sailor Is Dark and Edgy
Huffington Post - over 3 years
"Seasick Sailor" was written and directed by Torre Catalano. Twitter: @SeasickSailor_ Making a short film is no easy task. Time, energy and focus are just a few things that help make a story into a successful movie. Put Director / Writer Torre Catalano at the helm, and you've got one helluva' tale! "Seasick Sailor" is about a teenager who goes through the everyday normal humdrum of life... except he's a hitman. This film features an amazing cast of in demand actors such as Martha MacIssac (1600 Penn, Superbad), Devon Bostick (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, CW's new show The Hundred), Emily Osment (Hannah Montana), Keir Gilchrist (It's Kind of a Funny Story, United States of Tara), Brandon Jay McLaren (Graceland, The Killing), Martin Starr (Knocked Up, Adventureland) and Fran Kranz (Much Ado About Nothing). We talked with Torre Catalano and his leading actor, Keir Gilchrist! What's the story behind your first name, Torre? Torre is the Italian nickname for Salvatore. It means "Tower, ...
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Jeryl Brunner: The Hidden Hitmakers: We Only Know Their Songs
Huffington Post - almost 4 years
Chances are that most of us have never heard of Patty and Mildred Hill. The Kentucky-born sisters lived during the turn of the 19th century. But the song they penned more than a century ago continues to be sung by hundreds of millions each year ranging in age from four to 104. In fact, according to Guinness World Records, the Hill tune is one of the world's most frequently sung dittys. You hear it in movies. Marilyn Monroe famously serenaded President John F. Kennedy with it. Even the orbiting Apollo 9 crew crooned the tune while in space.  So why don't most of us know the Hill sisters, the "Happy Birthday to You" composers? Why is it that for most of us, "My Heart Will Go On" belongs to Celine Dion? (Although it was actually written by  James Horner and Will Jennings.) I started thinking about the people who actually write these hit songs. Who are they? Who is the person behind the hit? Case in point, when Hannah Montana sensation Emily Osment came out with the song, "I ...
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AllStar Weekend to Rock the Canyon Club
Calabasas Patch - over 4 years
AllStar Weekend, the popular band that hails from Poway, California, is touring the U.S. and parts of Canada for their Summer of Love Tour. Along the way, they plan to perform at the Canyon Club on July 23. Currently comprised of lead singer Zachary Porter, Cameron Quiseng and Michael Martinez, the band first rose to fame when they were contestants on Radio Disney's special, Next Big Thing, under their former name, ALLSTAR. Despite being a fan favorite, the band lost. However, they went on to sign a contract with Hollywood Records and quickly began work on their debut album, Suddenly. Shortly after signing with with the record company, the band changed their name from Allstar to Allstar Weekend, citing legal issues. Allstar Weekend was included on one of the popular Disney compilation albums, Disneymania 7, which was released in 2010. The band recorded their version of "I Just Can't Wait to Be King" from the hit animated film, The Lion King. "Not Your Birthday" was releas ...
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Actors William H. Macy, Jennifer Morrison, & Emily Osment to Accept Performance Honors at the 16th Annual PRISM Awards Presented by Entertainment Industries Council, inc.
Yahoo News - almost 5 years
William H. Macy (Showtime’s Shameless), Jennifer Morrison (Lifetime Movie Network’s Bringing Ashley Home), and Emily Osment (ABC Family’s Cyberbully) to be honored for their portrayals at upcoming PRISM Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, CA.Burbank, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2012 The Entertainment Industries Council, Inc. is proud to announce actor William H. Macy (Showtime’s Shameless) has been selected to receive the PRISM Award: Performance in a Comedy Series for his portrayal of Frank Gallagher. ...
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Emily Osment voted U.G.L.Y. celebrity of 2011 in Seventh Annual Program
Web Wire - about 5 years
<a class="fplink fp-77872" href="/emily+osment">Emily Osment</a> as been voted the U.G.L.Y. celebrity of 2011 in the seventh annual Celebrity of the Year Award. This most prestigious honor was bestowed upon Osment as voted by teens throughout North American. While voters were impressed with Osment's outstanding performance in the ABC Family TV movie, Cyberbully, they were blown away by her continued advocacy for bullying awareness and prevention.  "She has always been a positive role model for teens, and continues to do that with her positive outlooks and when she makes people realize that bullying is everywhere and that it's not okay," explained teen voter Alyx V. "I admire Emily and her strength, and that even though she's admitted to never really being bullied before, she can still know that it's something that hurts people and that people need to know they don't have to think they're alone in their pain. It's always easy for those of us who have suffered a bully's wrath to un ...
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Josh Turner, Band Perry pack the Corn Palace - Daily Republic
Google News - over 5 years
“I think it is very similar to The Band Perry this year, and then you add Josh Turner — it&#39;s unbelievable.” Wednesday night&#39;s performance marked the second night of Corn Palace Festival concerts. Emily Osment will play tonight, .38 Special will go on
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The Corn Palace Festival in Mitchell starts today with Tanya Tucker performing ... - Sioux Falls Argus Leader
Google News - over 5 years
On Thursday, Emily Osment performs – she&#39;s best known for playing Lily Truscott on the Disney Channel&#39;s &quot;Hannah Montana,&quot; and Geri Giggles in the &quot;Spy Kids&quot; movie. Reserved-seat tickets are $25. Classic Rockers 38 Special appear Friday, playing dozens
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ABC Family original movie Cyberbully available online for limited time only - Examiner.com
Google News - over 5 years
The ABC Family original movie, Cyberbully, starring Emily Osment and Kelly Rowan is available to watch online as of August 22, 2011 on the ABC Family website. Cyberbully originally made its debut on the ABC Family channel this past summer on July 17,
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Fort Worth Community Arts Center - TheaterJones Performing Arts News in North Texas
Google News - over 5 years
She&#39;s had a hit on Radio Disney (a song performed by Hannah Montana&#39;s Emily Osment) and other successes, but is best known as the creator of Motherhood the Musical. The revue-style show follows four characters in varying stages of motherhood (one who
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Wildwood's 'Emerging Artist Series' presents Charity Vance - Today's THV
Google News - over 5 years
Vance is currently in Nashville working with the Nashville-based production team, ZodLounge (Emily Osment, Leann Rimes, Richard Marx), and is working on her national debut album, which will be released in fall of 2011. &quot;I&#39;ve always admired the spirit
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Charity Vance to Perform at Wildwood Park, 8/13 - Broadway World
Google News - over 5 years
Vance is working on a debut album with the production team ZodLounge (which also produces for Emily Osment, LeAnn Rimes and Richard Marx); in the meantime, she&#39;s releasing an EP, which will feature four or five of her songs
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OUR VIEW: Week in review: The best, worst - Daily Republic
Google News - over 5 years
23, and will be trailed in the following days by Josh Turner/The Band Perry, Emily Osment, 38 Special and the Happy Together Tour. We truly mean it when we say that this is an exceptional lineup, and one that we hope will be appreciated by
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What's On Sunday
NYTimes - over 5 years
9 P.M. (13, 49) ZEN Rufus Sewell, above, stars as Detective Aurelio Zen, an honest cop in modern-day Italy whose superiors are on the side of the lawbreakers in this ''Masterpiece Mystery!'' adaptation of the novels by Michael Dibdin. In ''Vendetta,'' the first of three installments, a frazzled Zen, 40 years old, separated from his wife and living
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Emily Osment
    TWENTIES
  • 2015
    Age 22
    In August 2015, Osment was booked for a recurring role on the third season of the CBS series Mom.
    More Details Hide Details She played Jodi, a girl living on the street who was a drug addict; Christy (Anna Faris) and Bonnie (Allison Janney) helped her stay clean and find a job. The third season premiered on November 5, 2015. But Jodi died from a drug overdose in midseason, a decision made with the creation of the character. In 2007, Osment signed a deal to appear in a nationwide campaign called "Smart Girls Rock" by the New York-based denim brand Vanilla Star. "It's a new line for girls, the clothes are really denim and girly with an edge of punk." She promoted her song "I Don't Think About It" with the release of the campaign and commercial. Late that summer, Disney released a Hannah Montana clothing collection. Osment helped to design some of the pieces from the collection. Her image was used in some of these pieces, as well as other Hannah Montana merchandise (such as dolls and DVDs).
    In 2015, one of the projects Osment is involved in is the movie Love Is All You Need?
    More Details Hide Details The film, which also stars Briana Evigan, is an independent drama set in a world where being gay is normal and heterosexual people are intimidated.
  • 2014
    Age 21
    In 2014, she debuted as the lead role in the new ABC Family TV series Young & Hungry, produced by Ashley Tisdale.
    More Details Hide Details Emily plays Gabi, a feisty young blogger hired as the personal chef to a young San Francisco tech entrepreneur. Not the typical polished chef, Gabi is blunt, klutzy and has an outrageous sense of style. The pilot episode, which aired on June 25, 2014, garnered 1.08 million views in the US. The show is currently at its fourth season.
  • 2013
    Age 20
    Emily Osment confirmed through her official Facebook account that she had left her label Wind-Up Records and has launched an independent project with airs folk, indie and country in a band called Ramshackle, consisting of Osment and her friend Dan Schechter, performing in bars such as the Troubadour and at the Spiedie Fest 2013, performing covers of The Beatles, R.
    More Details Hide Details Kelly and "Lullaby". In 2013, Emily made a special participation in the episode "Bazinga! That's From a TV Show" for the comedy series Two And A Half Men where she played the role of Ashley. Osment starred in the short film called Seasick Sailor led by Devon Bostick and Torre Catalano. The film has been presented in some film festivals and won the award for Best Narrative Short at the Los Angeles Film Festival. Osment also participated in the drama, Kiss Me, directed by Jeff Probst in which she starred opposite Irish actress Sarah Bolger. In October, Emily filmed a new movie No Way Jose. In October 2013, the third movie in the Nightmare franchise started filming, called A Daughter's Nightmare, which premiered on Lifetime in 2014. Osment recorded the song In Case Of Fire for the soundtrack of the film. Osment also finished recording the second season of the web series Cleaners.
  • TEENAGE
  • 2012
    Age 19
    She reprised her voice role as Pep for the third Beverly Hills Chihuahua film, which was released on DVD September 18, 2012, and was one of her last works at Disney.
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  • 2011
    Age 18
    In 2011, Osment starred in the ABC Family movie about a young woman who suffers cyberbullying, called Cyberbully, released on July 17, 2011.
    More Details Hide Details ABC worked with Seventeen Magazine to make the film with the hope that help eliminate Internet harassment. It was filmed in Montreal and was released on DVD on February 7, 2012. The film received generally positive reviews and had 3.4 million viewers on its premiere. To promote the film, she released her single, "Drift". In 2013, Osment starred in the TV series Cleaners, which in 2014 was announced for a second season. Osment had a cameo in Life with Boys, where she has to take a picture with the main character, Tess, and her boyfriend. She does not appear again and four episodes of Family Guy.
    In May 2011, she released the duet single "Hush" with Josh Ramsay of Marianas Trench.
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  • 2010
    Age 17
    Osment's debut album, Fight or Flight was released on October 5, 2010 via Wind-up Records.
    More Details Hide Details The lead single "Let's Be Friends" was released on June 8, 2010 and the second single "Lovesick" was released on October 19, 2010. In October 2010 she began her Fight or Flight Tour, whose first performance took place in São Paulo, Brazil. She starred in the 2011 ABC Family Original Movie, Cyberbully, the 2013/2014 series Cleaners, produced for the online service Crackle and the 2014 Lifetime movie A Daughter's Nightmare and Studio Universal movie Kiss Me. She currently stars in the Freeform television series Young & Hungry as Gabi Diamond. Osment was born in Los Angeles, California, where her family still resides, to actor Michael Eugene Osment, and Theresa Osment (née Seifert), an English teacher. She was raised as a Roman Catholic. Her father has appeared in various films, including her movie Soccer Mom, and her older brother is Academy Award-nominated actor Haley Joel Osment.
    In March 2010, Osment lent her voice to the secondary character, Celeste Kendall Perkins for the animated series Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil of Disney XD.
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    Osment presented at the 2010 MTV Europe Music Awards on November 7 in Madrid, Spain, presenting an award to Justin Bieber for best male artist.
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    The first single, "Let's Be Friends" from her debut album premiered on June 7, 2010.
    More Details Hide Details In October 5 she released her fist album, Fight or Flight. The second single, "Lovesick", was released on February 4, 2011. In October, Osment made her second tour Fight or Flight Tour to promote her first album Fight or Flight. It included concerts in North America, Europe and Latin America. It began on October 30, 2010 in São Paulo (Brazil) and ended on December 8, 2010 in Appleton (United States).
    Osment confirmed through her Twitter account that she would be on tour: the Clap Your Hands Tour included nine dates in the United States. On March 24, 2010, Osment confirmed on Good Day NY that her debut album would be released in the summer of 2010.
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  • 2009
    Age 16
    On October 26, 2009, Osment release her debut EP, All The Right Wrongs, which featured the singles "All the Way Up" and "You Are the Only One".
    More Details Hide Details The album was released by Wind-up Records.
    In 2009, Osment announced that she was working on her music debut, that she described her music as "definitely Pop but with an Alternative rock edge."
    More Details Hide Details She has collaborated on tunes with Tom Higgenson, Max Collins, Tony Fagenson, Toby Gad and Mandi Perkins.
    In 2009 she signed with the Wind-up Records label and released "All the Way Up", the first single from her EP debut, All the Right Wrongs, released on October 26, 2009.
    More Details Hide Details The EP debuted at the Billboard 200 and her songs reached the top positions on the Canadian Hot 100 and Radio Disney. The EP was promoted within the United States by the 2010 Clap Your Hands Tour.
    On September 18, 2009, Osment listed the songs that would appear on this EP on her official Twitter page.
    More Details Hide Details The EP was released by Wind-Up Records on October 27, 2009. Osment wrote most of the songs on the album. The track All the Way Up which premiered on Radio Disney in August 2009, followed by the second single "You Are The Only One" in February 2010.
  • 2008
    Age 15
    In an interview with Half Taft Blue in 2008, Osment said she was working on her EP, All the Right Wrongs, although the sound would be different from her previous Disney music.
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    According to an audio interview with Osment backstage at the Grammy of 2008, she was writing and recording tracks with Eve 6.
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    In 2008 she starred in the film Soccer Mom, and was ranked on number 1 on Parade magazine and Forbes to Hot Kid Stars To Watch list.
    More Details Hide Details She also starred in the Disney Channel Original Movie, Dadnapped which premiered in February 2009.
    She recorded a remake of "Once Upon A Dream", released on September 12, 2008.
    More Details Hide Details She recorded a song called "Hero in Me" for the Disney Channel Original Movie, Dadnapped and also filmed a music video to accompany it.
    In addition, she also recorded a song, released in 2008, with "The Disney Channel Circle of Stars".
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    It earned her a Young Artist Award nomination in 2008 for "Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special Leading Young Actress".
    More Details Hide Details She also recorded the song "I Don't Think About It" for the movie's soundtrack. Osment also recorded a remake version of the song "If I Didn't Have You" with Mitchel Musso for the DisneyMania 6 CD. The song was produced by Bryan Todd. The two also filmed a music video for their remake.
    Osment entered the world of music recording soundtracks for movie singles and Disney albums. According to an interview at the 2008 Grammys, she was writing some songs together with Eve 6.
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  • 2006
    Age 13
    In addition, Osment helped to design some of the pieces from the collection of clothing Hannah Montana Disney, which released the last part in the summer of 2006.
    More Details Hide Details She also had a voice over role in a movie called Holidaze: The Christmas That Almost Didn't Happen. She performed several songs for the movie, including "Don't Ya Just Love Christmas" and "One Day". Emily sings the chorus of the song Billy Ray Cyrus "You've Got a Friend", from his album 2007 Home at Last. Osment has also recorded a song titled "I Don't Think About It" in The Haunting Hour: Don't Think About It, for which they made a music video. The video was released in Haunting Hour DVD and premiered at Cartoon Network. On December 25, Osment hosted the Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade with Hannah Montana co-star Mitchel Musso. The parade featured acts like Miley Cyrus and the High School Musical cast. She and Musso performed a sketch based on a Hannah Montana episode. Osment also had a voice over role in a movie called Holidaze: The Christmas That Almost Didn't Happen, which also featured the voices of fellow Disney Channel stars Brenda Song and Dylan and Cole Sprouse. Emily performed several songs for the film, including "Don't Ya Just Love Christmas" and "One Day". She also starred as a goth in R. L. Stine's: The Haunting Hour: Don't Think About It.
    In 2006, Osment got the role of Lilly Truscott in the Disney Channel series Hannah Montana.
    More Details Hide Details The series premiere scored record ratings for the Disney Channel with 5.4 million viewers, a response "beyond our wildest expectations", according to the president of Disney Channel Entertainment. The show earned her a nomination for Young Artist Award in 2007 for best performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama). Osment also appeared in promoting Hannah Montana, Hannah Montana 's Backstage Secrets, which plays Lola in a fictional interview in the series canon.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 2003
    Age 10
    In 2003, she reprised her role in the third film of the Spy Kids series, Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over, which grossed $197 million worldwide.
    More Details Hide Details Osment did a voice-over role in the Disney movie Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch and also a voice role in Edward Fubbwupper Fibbed Big.
  • 2002
    Age 9
    In 2002, Osment made her film debut as Gerti Giggles in Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams which grossed $229 million globally and for which she won the "Young Artist Award" for best performance in a feature film.
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  • 1999
    Age 6
    From there she went on to feature in many commercials, after which she made her acting debut in the 1999 film The Secret Life of Girls, starring Eugene Levy and Linda Hamilton.
    More Details Hide Details The same year, she co-starred with Glenn Close in the Hallmark Classic television film Sarah, Plain and Tall: Winter's End, a role that would lead a Young Artist Award nomination. Since then, she has gone on to do a number of roles, such as appearances on television shows like Touched by an Angel, Friends, and 3rd Rock from the Sun.
  • 1998
    Age 5
    Osment's entry into the entertainment industry began in 1998, when she was cast in a commercial for flower delivery company FTD.
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  • 1992
    Born
    Born on March 10, 1992.
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