- NAME: Emma Forrest
- OCCUPATION: Writer
- BIRTH DATE: December 26, 1976 (Age: 37)
- Did You Know?: Emma Forrest and husband Ben Mendelsohn used an image of Bogie and Betty—Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall's wedding—for their wedding invitation.
- EDUCATION: Godolphin and Latymer
- PLACE OF BIRTH: London, England, United Kingdom
- Full Name: Emma Forrest
- Nickname: Jane Austen of the Techno-Generation
- ZODIAC SIGN: Capricorn
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Novelist and screenwriter Emma Forrest began her career as a journalist at age 15, writing about Madonna; the film version of her memoir, Your Voice In My Head, stars actress Emma Watson.
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In 2012, it was announced that Harry Potter actress Emma Watson would play Forrest an a film adaptation of Your Voice In My Head, set to be released in late 2013. Forrest herself is writing the screenplay, having turned to screenwriting for a biopic of musician Jeff Buckley and a 2009 screenplay, Liars,
optioned by Miramax. She's on Variety magazine's list of "Top Ten Screenwriters to Watch."
Forrest, who maintains a blog called "Emma's Mix Tape," married Australian actor Ben Mendelsohn (The Dark Knight Rises, The Place Beyond the Pines) in 2012 at her old writing hangout in Los Angeles, the storied Chateau Marmont.
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