Got her start in acting after being noticed in a school play.
Won the coveted role of Violet in Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004) after her agent gave her a pile of scripts for which to submit video auditions. She was phoned by the director of Lemony Snicket and asked to come to LA for an audition, which won her the part.
For her underwater scene in Ghost Ship (2002), she had to wear little weights so her dress wouldn't float up over her face.
Has two younger brothers.
Her parents' names are Shelley and Andrew.
Has two brothers; Nicholas (10) and Matthew (8) (as at 2005).
Favorite subjects include English Literature, psychology, and philosophy.
Emily Browning Detailed Biography -
Emily Browning most recently co-starred in the Australian outlaw adventure Ned Kelly, as well as the thriller Darkness Falls and the acclaimed miniseries After the Deluge.
Browning made her television feature debut opposite Judy Davis in the 1998 Hallmark Hal of Fame drama "The Echo of Thunder, directed by Simon Wincer. The following year, she won a regular role in the Australian television series High Flyers. In 2000, she was a regular in another Australian series, Thunderstone and found her way into the CBS miniseries Blonde, based on the best-selling book by Joyce Carol Oates.
Browning made her theatrical feature debut, co-starring with Billy Connolly and Judy Davis in the comedy-drama The Man Who Sued God. She then starred in the television movie Halifax f.p: Playing God, for which she won the Australian Film Institute's Young Actor's Award for best performance by a juvenile. She subsequently appeared with Gabriel Byrne and Julianna Margulies in the movie Ghost Ship.
The Australian-born actress turned 15 during the filming of Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events.