Up and coming actress Emily Hahn in Toy Story 3

Chit Chatting with Emily Hahn

Written by: Jill Sheets

Emily Hahn

Emily Hahn

Picture credit: Staci Hahn

Recently Relate got the honor of interviewing “Toy Story 3” actress, 9 year old, Emily Hahn. Continue to read to learn more about this up and coming actress.

R: Tell us a little bit about yourself?

E: I’m 9 years old. I have 4 dogs and 1 bird.

R: How did you get into acting, and how long have you been doing it?

E: I started acting at a local theater at age 6.

R: Is acting something you would like to continue into your adult years?

E: If I’m still having fun absolutely.

R: You are the voice of Bonnie in “Toy Story 3.” Tell us about the movie and about your character.

E: I play the role of a little girl who goes to Sunnyside daycare. You will have to see the movie to get the story.

R: At what age did you start working on the film?

E: Age 9.

R: What was the audition processes like? How did you find out that you got the role?

E: I would go into the recording studio and record for about 30 minutes and then go home. We received an email 5 months later that I booked the role.

R: When you were recording your voice for the movie, what was it like? Where there other actors/actress in the room with you? If so, who and what was it like working with them?

E: I only worked with the director, Lee Unkrich, and the producer, Darla K. Anderson. They were very nice.

R: What is it like to see your voice come out of an animated character?

E: Surreal. I never thought I would be doing this. It’s amazing.

R: How do you prepare yourself of a role?

E: The director helps a lot. If you listen carefully it is easy to figure out.

R: Can you tell us about any up and coming projects?

E: “Hawthorne” later this month and “The Green Hornet” in 2011.

R: What has been you most “star struck” moment? Who was it, and tell us about it.

E: I don’t understand how people can get so hung up on another person. But I do think there are some amazing actors out there that support good causes. Like Demi Lovato and how she stands up against bullying.

R: If you could work with anyone in the world who would it be?

E: Air Bud or Beethoven. Not the composer. I would love to work with dogs.

R: If you could make a quest appearance on any show, which show would it be and why?

E: I would love to do an episode on “Animal Planet” about treating animals nicely.

R: Who has been your biggest influence?

E: Probably my parents and the people that are around me that keep me grounded.

R: What are your future goals?

E: To do well in school, be a good soccer player and travel the world.

R: Do you have any charities are causes that are close to your heart? If so, tell us a little bit about them.

E: Raise awareness about bullying and animal abuse.

R: What is the best advice you have ever gotten and by who?

Emily Hahn

Emily Hahn

Picture credit: Bader Howar

E: To treat people as you would like to be treated from my mom and dad.

R: What advice would you give girls today?

E: Stay clean cut and don’t lie.

R: What bands and singers to you listen to? Do you have a favorite song by each one?

E: I really think the cast on Glee have amazing voices. I also like “Halo” by Beyonce.

R: What do you like to do in your spare time?

E: Play soccer and hang out with my family, friends and pets.

R: Do you have any hidden talents?

E: Soccer

R: What has been your favorite memory so far?

E: Working with the producer and director of “Toy Story 3”.

R: Are you on any social networking sites? If so, which ones and what are their addresses?

E: No.

R: Is there anything else you would like to add or say to your fans?

E: That’s what I mean; I don’t know that I have any fans.

R: Emily, thank you for the interview. Have a great day.

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