Mortimer, Emily 1971–

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Mortimer, Emily 1971-


Born December 1, 1971, in London, England; daughter of Sir John Clifford (an author) and Penelope (maiden name, Glossop) Mortimer; married Alessandro Nivola (an actor), January 3, 2003; children: Sam. Education: Attended Lincoln College, Oxford, 1990-94.


Agent—William Morris Agency, 1 William Morris Pl., Beverly Hills, CA 90212; Harry Robinson, International Creative Management, Oxford House, 76 Oxford St., London W1D 1BS, England. Manager—Brillstein-Grey Entertainment, 9150 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 350, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.



Awards, Honors:

Independent Spirit Award, best supporting female, Independent Features Project, Chlotrudis Award, best supporting actress, Chlotrudis Society for Independent Film, Central Ohio Film Critics Association Award, best supporting actress, Chicago Film Critics Association Award nomination, best supporting actress, and Golden Satellite Award nomination, best supporting actress in a comedy or musical, International Press Academy, all 2003, for Lovely & Amazing; DVDX Award nomination, best supporting actress in a DVD premiere movie, DVD Exclusive Awards, 2003, for The Sleeping Dictionary; Empire Award nomination, best British actress, 2004, for Young Adam; Audience Award nomination, best actress, European Film Awards, 2005, for Dear Frankie.


Film Appearances:

Helena Patterson, The Ghost and the Darkness, Paramount, 1996.

Romy Thomas, The Last of the High Kings (also known as Summer Fling), Miramax, 1996.

Woman on plane, The Saint, Paramount, 1997.

Kat Ashley, Elizabeth (also known as Elizabeth: The Virgin Queen), Gramercy, 1998.

Perfect girl, Notting Hill, Universal, 1999.

Jackie, Killing Joe, 1999.

Angelina Tyler/Sidney, Scream 3, Miramax, 2000.

Katherine, Love's Labour's Lost (also known as Peines d'amour perdues), Miramax, 2000.

Amy, The Kid (also known as Disney's "The Kid"), Walt Disney, 2000.

Dakota Parker, The 51st State (also known as Formula 51 and Formule 51), Screen Gems, 2002.

Elizabeth Marks, Lovely & Amazing, Lions Gate Films, 2002.

Angela Beck, A Foreign Affair (also known as 2 Brothers & a Bride), Innovation Film Group/Zenpix, 2003.

Emily, Nobody Needs to Know, Kick It Over Productions, 2003.

The Sleeping Dictionary, Fine Line, 2003.

Cathie Dimly, Young Adam, Savoy Pictures International, 2004.

Nina Blount, Bright Young Things, ThinkFilm, 2004.

(English version) Voice of young Sophie, Hauru no ugoku shiro (animated; also known as Howl's Moving Castle), Buena Vista, 2004.

Lizzie Morrison, Dear Frankie, Miramax, 2005.

Chloe Hewett Wilton, Match Point, DreamWorks, 2005.

Nicole, The Pink Panther, Sony Pictures Releasing, 2006.

Susan, Chaos Theory, Warner Independent Pictures, 2006.

Herself, Rabbit Fever, Maiden Voyage Pictures, 2006.

Frances, "Pere-Lachaise" segment, Paris, je t'aime (also known as Paris, I Love You), First Look International, 2007.

Jessie, Transsiberian, Universum Film, 2007.

Karin, Lars and the Real Girl, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2007.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Annabella Lagrange, The Glass Virgin (also known as Catherine Cookson's "The Glass Virgin"), 1995.

Una, No Bananas, BBC, 1996.

Polly Duport, A Dance to the Music of Time, Channel 4, 1997.

Esther, Noah's Ark (also known as Arche Noah—Das grosste abenteuer der menschheit), NBC, 1999.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Miss Flynn, "Cider with Rosie," Masterpiece Theatre, PBS, 1998.

Judith Dunbar, Coming Home (also known as Heimkehr and Rosamunde Pilcher—Heimkehr), ITV, 1998.

Diana, Princess of Wales, Jeffrey Archer: The Truth, BBC, 2002.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Voice of Mary of Nazareth, The Miracle Maker, 2000.

Herself, A Kid Becomes the Kid (also known as Spotlight on Spencer Breslin), 2000.

Scream: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 2001.

Herself, Once Upon a Time in Utah: Sundance, BBC, 2003.

(In archive footage) Celebrity Naked Ambition, Channel 5, 2003.

Presenter, The 2004 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards, Independent Film Channel, 2004.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Fran, "Long Days, Short Nights: Part 1," Silent Witness, BBC, 1996.

"Aristocrats," Jack and Jeremy's Real Lives, 1996.

Catherine Lacey, "The Killings at Badger's Drift," Midsomer Murders, Arts and Entertainment, 1998.

Phoebe, 30 Rock, NBC, c. 2006.

Television Guest Appearances; Episodic:

Richard & Judy, Channel 4, 2005.

The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, CBS, 2005.

Corazon de …, 2005.

Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC, 2005.

Television Appearances; Other:

Lass, Sharpe's Sword, 1995.

Emma, Lords of Misrule, 1996.

Elvira Crossland, Heartstones, 1996.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared in The Lights, Royal Court Theatre, London, and The Merchant of Venice, Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, Scotland.



Conversations with Jon Turteltaub (also known as Spotlight on John Turteltaub), 2000.

Who the Hell Is Stel Pavlou?, Momentum Pictures, 2001.


Columnist for Telegram.



Black Book, March, 2006, pp. 100-103.

Entertainment Weekly, January 21, 2000, p. 40.

Interview, July, 2002, p. 46.

Movieline, July, 2000, p. 18.

Premiere, February, 2006, p. 17.

Talk, August, 2000, p. 105.

Vogue, June, 2000, p. 121.

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