Emma Rose Kenney is an American actress. She has portrayed Deborah “Debbie” Gallagher on Shameless, a role she played from 2011 to 2021, and Harris Conner-Healy in the tenth season of the family sitcom Roseanne, and its spin-off continuation The Conners.
Years active 2008–present
Born: September 14, 1999, 24 years old and 2 months, Manhattan,New York City, New York, U.S.
Sun Sign Virgo
Occupation Actress, Voice Actor, Animal Activist
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Light Brown
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Measurements 37-29-38 inc / 89-74-91 cm
Bra size 36C-US / 80C-EU
Father – Kevin Kenney (Sports Writer for Broadcasting Channels)
Mother – Gillian Kenney (Criminal Defense Lawyer)
Siblings – She has a brother.
Emma Kenney attended Park Middle School in Scotch Plains, New Jersey. In an interview in 2017, she revealed that she had plans to join New York University Tisch School of the Arts to learn writing and direction.
Kenney made several appearances in short and made-for-television films. In 2009, at nine years old, she was the youngest filmmaker to be a finalist at the New Jersey International Film Festival at Rutgers University.
Kenney appeared as Debbie Gallagher, the on-air daughter of William H. Macy in the comedic drama Shameless. Kenney won the role at 10 years old, while attending Park Middle School in Scotch Plains, New Jersey.
In September 2017, it was announced that Kenney would appear in the 10th season of Roseanne, which served as a revival of the series and premiered on ABC on March 27, 2018. She portrays Harris Conner Healy, the granddaughter of the sitcom’s titular character. Kenney appeared alongside many of the show’s original cast members, including Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, and Sara Gilbert, with Gilbert portraying her TV mother, Darlene Conner Healy. On May 29, 2018, ABC cancelled the revival after one season.
ABC subsequently ordered a Roseanne spin-off called The Conners, which would not include Roseanne Barr, but would retain the remaining main cast, including Kenney. The Conners premiered October 16, 2018.
In 2008, she made her theatrical film debut in the drama film Bittersweet as the character Emma.
As a voice actress, she made her theatrical film debut in the 2013 fantasy animation film, Epic as the voice of the Marigold Girl.
First TV Show
In 2011, she made her first TV show appearance in the comedy-drama series Shameless as Debbie Gallagher.
Emma Kenney workout routine includes yoga, stepping on the treadmill, and lifting weights. She also loves to go running as it brightens her skin.
As for her diet, she has been a pescetarian for a while now. To recharge herself after a long day at work, she drinks Emergen-C daily, some Lipton tea, and a lot of water.
Emma Kenney Favorite Things
Comfort Food – Mac and Cheese
Cheat Food – Oreo with peanut butter
Restaurants – Gracias Madre, Crossroads, M Cafe, and In-N-Out
Subject – English
Book – “The Fault In Our Stars” by John Green
Singer – Lana Del Rey
Emma Kenney Facts
Her passion for acting showed at the early age of 5 and she was soon put in improvisational classes.
At 6 or 7 years, she and her best friend wanted to open an animal charity named OADC (Our Animals Deserve Care) when they grow up.
She is associated with a charity organization named Mercy for Animals.
She rejuvenates her tired face with a dark charcoal mask from Glamglow, followed with a moisturizer from La Mer.
Kenney is very popular on Instagram. Her account amassed over 1.1 million followers