Golden Globe-nominated actress and director Emmy Rossum (“Shameless”) stars in “Angelyne,” the limited series inspired by The Hollywood Reporter feature that explored the identity of L.A.’s mysterious billboard bombshell.
Rossum has been captivating audiences with her diverse, extraordinary talents for over a decade. Rossum’s performance in “Songcatcher” earned her an Independent Spirit Award nomination in the category of Best Debut Performance. Four years later in 2004, her starring performance in “The Phantom of the Opera” earned her a Golden Globe Award nomination, as well as the National Board of Review’s Best Female Breakthrough Performance Award and the Broadcast Film Critics Association’s Best Young Actress Award in 2005.
Most recently, Rossum starred in the acclaimed series “Shameless.” Rossum also made her directorial debut on the series in the seventh season episode “I Am a Storm,” and directed on the series for the second time on the eighth season episode “Frank’s Northern Shuttle Express.” Rossum also directed an episode of “Animal Kingdom” and “Modern Love,” based on The New York Times column of the same name.
Rossum’s previous film credits include Sam Esmail’s “Comet” opposite Justin Long, and Shawn Christensen’s “Before I Disappear,” based on the 2012 Oscar-winning short “Curfew,” which won the prestigious Audience Award at SXSW. Other film credits include “Beautiful Creatures,” “Poseidon,” “The Day After Tomorrow” and the Clint Eastwood-directed drama “Mystic River.”
In 2016, Rossum fought for, and achieved, pay parity with her male co-star William H. Macy. Rossum has worked with Best Friends Animal Society for over a decade and she is also on the board of the Gorilla Doctors of Rwanda.