Emma Roberts breaking out in Hollywood

07/10/2008 at 07:00 AM ET

Emma_robertsEmma Roberts, the 17-year-old daughter of Eric Roberts and niece of Julia Roberts, has been acting since the age of nine, however, TV Guide believes she is about to become a break out performer.  The magazine has ranked the Nancy Drew star among their top 13 young up-and-comers in the entertainment business.  Emma placed seventh on the list.

The young actress has three movies scheduled to be released over the next year — Wild Child, Hotel for Dogs and Lymelife.

Emma’s mom is Kelly Cunningham.

Source: TV Guide; Photo by Jen Lowery/Startraks.


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chris on

She’s 17 already? Wow time flies. She’s a pretty girl.

cathylee on

She’s so beautiful.
But actually, Kelly Nickels is her stepdad, he’s the former L.A. Guns bassist. Her mother is Kelly Cunningham 😉

Nevena on

isnt Kelly Nickels a guy? i looked it up and all it showed was a man named kell nickles

marisa on

when i first saw emma’s name and picture i thought you were going to say that she was pregnant.

cathylee on

Oh, thank god he isn’t pregnant! She’s such a beautiful girl!!