Emily Jane Browning is an Australian actress and singer.
Browning made her film debut in the Australian television film The Echo of Thunder; subsequently, she played roles in the Australian television shows High Flyers, Blue Heelers and Something in the Air. Her breakthrough role was in the 2002 horror film Ghost Ship, which introduced her to a wider audience. In 2005, Browning won the Australian Film InstituteInternational Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of Violet Baudelaire in the film Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004).
Browning is also known for her roles in the horror film The Uninvited (2009), the action film Sucker Punch (2011), and the independent drama Sleeping Beauty (2011). She was named the Breakthrough Performer of The Year by Hamptons International Film Festival in 2011 for her role in Sleeping Beauty. Her other films include The Host (2013), Pompeii (2014) and Legend (2015). She is currently starring as Laura Moon on American Gods.
In 2015, Browning starred in the biopic crime thriller movie Legend, alongside Tom Hardy, who portrayed twin brothers Reggie and Ronnie Kray. She portrayed Frances Shea, the first wife of Reggie Kray.