Blunt, Emily 1983–

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Blunt, Emily 1983–


Full name, Emily Olivia L. Blunt; born February 23, 1983, in London, England; father, a barrister; mother, a teacher. Avocational Interests: Singing, playing cello, and horseback riding.


Agent—Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212; Ken McCreddie Ltd., Paurelle House, 91 Regent Blvd., London W1R 7TB United Kingdom.



Awards, Honors:

Evening Standard Award nomination, best newcomer, 2001, for The Royal Family; British Independent Film Award nomination, most promising newcomer, 2004, Evening Standard British Film Award, most promising newcomer, 2005, both for My Summer of Love; Teen Choice Award nomination, movies—choice breakout (female), 2006, ALFS Award, British supporting actress of the year, London Critics Circle, Film Award nomination, best actress in a supporting role, and Rising Star Award, both British Academy of Film and Television Arts, Golden Globe Award nomination, best performance by an actress in a supporting role in a motion picture, 2007, all for The Devil Wears Prada; Golden Globe Award, best performance by an actress in a supporting role in a series, miniseries, or motion picture made for television, 2007, for Gideon's Daughter.


Film Appearances:

Isolda, Boudica (also known as Warrior Queen), Moonlight Films, 2003.

Tamsin, My Summer of Love, Focus Features, 2004.

Mara, Irresistible, First Look Home Entertainment, 2006.

Emily, The Devil Wears Prada, Twentieth Century–Fox, 2006.

Wind Chill, Columbia, 2007.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Catherine Howard, Henry VIII, ITV and PBS, 2003.

Camane, Empire, ABC, 2005.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Jean Leckie, The Strange Case of Sherlock Holmes & Arthur Conan Doyle, BBC, 2005.

Natasha, Gideon's Daughter, BBC and BBC America, 2005.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Lucy Markham, "War Games," Foyle's War, ITV and PBS, 2003.

Linnet Ridgeway–Doyle, "Death on the Nile," Poirot (also known as Agatha Christie's "Poirot"), ITV and Arts and Entertainment, 2004.

The Film Programme (Film 2004), BBC, 2004.

The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, CBS, 2006.

Stage Appearances:

(Stage debut) Gwen Cavendish, The Royal Family, Haymarket Theatre, London, 2001.

Juliet, Romeo and Juliet, Chichester Festival, Chichester, England, 2002.

Also appeared as Eugenie Loyer, Vincent, Brixton, England.