Emmy Rossum was born on September 12, 1986 in New York City, New York, USA as Emmanuelle Grey Rossum. She is an American actress, television director, and singer-songwriter, known for The Phantom of the Opera (2004), The Day After Tomorrow (2004) and Shameless (2011). She has been married to Sam Esmail since May 28, 2017. She is known for her portrayal of Fiona Gallagher in the television series Shameless. Her role in Mystic River initially brought her recognition.