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Before The Fame! ‘La La Land’ Star Emma Stone’s SECRET Past Uncovered — See The Pics!

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Jan. 11 2017, Updated 7:52 p.m. ET

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Stars attend the premiere of 'La La Land' at UGC Normandie

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Emma Stone has been earning rave reviews for her performance in the hit film La La Land. But before she was a critic's darling, the funny girl was just a youngster honing her acting chops in Arizona! Click through to see pictures of Emma before the fame!

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Emma Stone shows off the star quality that propelled her to Golden Globe winner and a hot-tip for 2017 Oscars success in these pre-fame pics taken when she was learning her craft at the Valley Youth Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Emma got her start at the Valley Youth Theater in Phoenix, Arizona. Here she is holding court in The Little Mermaid .

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Emma Stone

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Even then, Emma knew how to command the stage in the theater's production of The Princess and the Pea.

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Emma Stone shows off the star quality that propelled her to Golden Globe winner and a hot-tip for 2017 Oscars success in these pre-fame pics taken when she was learning her craft at the Valley Youth Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona.

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It looks like Emma was in impressive company at the theater. Check out the girl to the right of Emma—it's American Idol winner Jordin Sparks!

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Emma Stone

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It took a lot of makeup to turn the gorgeous Emma into an ugly stepsister for Cinderella!

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Emma Stone

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Here's Emma with the theater's producing artistic director, Bobb Cooper. He might be to thank for Emma's impressive acting skills!

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Emma Stone shows off the star quality that propelled her to Golden Globe winner and a hot-tip for 2017 Oscars success in these pre-fame pics taken when she was learning her craft at the Valley Youth Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Look at this cutie's adorable headshot!

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Emma Stone

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All grown up! This headshot may have been taken around the time the famous red head made her film debut as Jonah Hill's love interest in Superbad.

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Emma Stone shows off the star quality that propelled her to Golden Globe winner and a hot-tip for 2017 Oscars success in these pre-fame pics taken when she was learning her craft at the Valley Youth Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Now one of Hollywood's most sought after leading ladies, Emma's old theater company is no doubt proud of the success she's achieved!

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Emma Stone shows off the star quality that propelled her to Golden Globe winner and a hot-tip for 2017 Oscars success in these pre-fame pics taken when she was learning her craft at the Valley Youth Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Did you know Emma had so much theater experience before making it big on the silver screen? Let us know in the comments!

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