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Emma Dumont          

Actress, Model and Dancer; Stars in the Upcoming Fox Series "The Gifted"

Emma Dumont was born in Seattle, Washington. She attended Washington Middle School and later attended James A. Garfield High School before enrolling in online education in order to pursue modeling and acting. She also attended Orange County High School of the Arts in the Music and Theater Conservatory in Santa Ana, California.

Dumont began her ballet training at age 3 and has studied at Pacific Northwest Ballet School, Cornish College of the Arts and Spectrum Dance Theater School with summers at American Ballet Theater, Joffrey Ballet School and the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow, Russia.

Dumont began performing in community theater at age six. Her musical theater training includes four summers at 5th Avenue Theater. Dumont also is a skilled violist and violinist having played violin from age four. She has played with the Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras and most recently the Glendale Youth Orchestra. Since age 15 Dumont has been an avid roller derby skater and is currently in the Los Angeles Derby Dolls training program, Fresh Meat.

Dumont's first film role was in True Adolescents and later appeared in the movie Dear Lemon Lima. In 2010, Dumont won the V Magazine V A Model search contest, appearing in the March 2010 issue and receiving a Ford Models contract. She worked fashion week in New York City that same year. Dumont has subsequently modeled in Hong Kong, New York, Los Angeles, China and Tokyo and has appeared in many magazines and runway shows including American Elle, Elle Japan, V Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Spur and Figaro. In August, 2013, Dumont signed with Wilhelmina Models in New York City.

In 2011, Dumont was cast in a lead role in Academy Award winner Stephen Gaghan's NBC pilot METRO alongside Noah Emmerich and Jimmy Smits. That same year, she was cast in the ABC Family original series, Bunheads as lead character, Melanie Segal.

In 2011 Dumont was introduced to robotics through the FIRST Tech Challenge and the Girl Scout sponsored Team 25. In 2012, she became team captain, driver and mechanical engineer of FRC Team 980 Thunderbots. Emma became a FIRST Dean's List Finalist at the Los Angeles Regional Competition.

In 2015, Dumont was cast as Emma Karn in the NBC series, Aquarius.

She will appear in the upcoming Fox series The Gifted. The show is based on Marvel Comics' X-Men properties and will star Stephen Moyer and Amy Acker as ordinary parents who take their family on the run after they discover their children's mutant abilities.


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