Emily Jean “Emma” Stone (born November 6, 1988) is an American actress. Emma Stone was born in Scottsdale, Arizona, the daughter of Jeff Stone, a founder and CEO of a general-contracting company, and Krista (née Yeager), a homemaker. She has a brother Spencer, who is two years younger. Stone is naturally blonde. She won her first role as a teenager after dyeing her hair dark brown. Judd Apatow, the producer of Superbad, had Stone dye her hair from dark brown to red for her role in the film. She returned to blonde for her role in The Amazing Spider-Man.
In 2007, she starred in the short-lived Fox action drama Drive as Violet Trimble, and made her feature film debut in the comedy Superbad (2007). She has appeared in The House Bunny (2008), Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009), Zombieland (2009), and Paper Man (2009). In 2010, Stone voiced Mazie in Marmaduke, and played the lead in the comedy Easy A for which she received a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy. In 2011, she co-starred in Crazy, Stupid, Love and The Help. In 2012, Stone co-starred as Gwen Stacy in The Amazing Spider-Man, a reboot of the Spider-Man film series. In 2013, she co-starred in Gangster Squad, and voiced Eep in the animated film The Croods. Stone is set to reprise her role of Gwen Stacy in The Amazing Spider-Man 2.