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March 15, 1982
Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Spencer Tyndall (2004–2008; divorced)|
Adam Dunn (March 19, 2009–present); 2 children
Emily Dunn (née Kennard; formerly Tyndall; born March 15, 1982) is an American actress and dancer from Salt Lake City, Utah, who made her acting debut in Napoleon Dynamite in 2004, under her maiden name Emily Kennard.
Salt Lake City is the capital and the most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Utah. With an estimated population of 190,884 in 2014, the city is the core of the Salt Lake City metropolitan area, which has a population of 1,153,340. Salt Lake City is further situated within a larger metropolis known as the Salt Lake City–Ogden–Provo Combined Statistical Area, a corridor of contiguous urban and suburban development stretched along a 120-mile (190 km) segment of the Wasatch Front, comprising a population of 2,423,912. It is one of only two major urban areas in the Great Basin.
Utah is a state in the western United States. It became the 45th state admitted to the U.S. on January 4, 1896. Utah is the 13th-largest by area, 31st-most-populous, and 10th-least-densely populated of the 50 United States. Utah has a population of more than 3 million according to the Census estimate for July 1, 2016. Urban development is mostly concentrated in two areas: the Wasatch Front in the north-central part of the state, which contains approximately 2.5 million people; and Washington County in Southern Utah, with over 160,000 residents. Utah is bordered by Colorado to the east, Wyoming to the northeast, Idaho to the north, Arizona to the south, and Nevada to the west. It also touches a corner of New Mexico in the southeast.
Napoleon Dynamite is a 2004 American comedy film produced by Jeremy Coon, Chris Wyatt, Sean Covel and Jory Weitz, written by Jared and Jerusha Hess and directed by Jared Hess. The film stars Jon Heder in the role of the title character, for which he was paid $1,000. After the film's runaway success, Heder re-negotiated his compensation and received a cut of the profits. The film was Jared Hess' first full-length feature and is partially adapted from his earlier short film, Peluca. Napoleon Dynamite was acquired at the Sundance Film Festival by Fox Searchlight Pictures and Paramount Pictures, in association with MTV Films. It was filmed in and near Franklin County, Idaho in the summer of 2003. It debuted at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2004. The film's total worldwide gross revenue was $46,118,097. The film has since developed a cult following.
The youngest of six children, she began dancing at age three, drawing at age 4, singing and acting at age 8. When she was 15, she began competing International Standard and International Latin. At age 19, Emily earned a position on the Young Ambassadors, an international performing group for Brigham Young University (BYU). She traveled across the United States and also to Brazil and Argentina performing a show called Broadway Rhythm. She shot her feature film debut as Trisha in Napoleon Dynamite. At BYU, she attended acting classes with future co-star John Heder.[ citation needed ]
The Young Ambassadors are a song and dance performing group from Brigham Young University (BYU). Consisting of 20 performers, 10 male and 10 female, they were founded by Janie Thompson in 1969. Since their first international performance at the 1970 World Fair in Osaka, Japan, they have performed in over 68 countries.
Brigham Young University is a private, non-profit research university in Provo, Utah, United States completely owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and run under the auspices of its Church Educational System. Approximately 99 percent of the students are members of the LDS Church and one-third of its U.S. students are from Utah. The university's primary focus is on undergraduate education, but it also has 68 master's and 25 doctoral degree programs.
She graduated in April 2005 from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in illustration. She currently works for Disney as an Art Manager at a video game development studio. She was first married to Spencer Tyndall from 2004 to 2008; the couple divorced. She remarried on March 19, 2009 to Adam Dunn, with whom she has two children.[ citation needed ]
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