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Emily Blunt is a famous British-American actress

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BirthdayFebruary 23, 1983
NationalityBritish
FamousFilm & Theater Personalities, Actresses
SpousesJohn Krasinski
SiblingsStanley Tucci
Known asEmily Olivia Leah Blunt
Childrens Hazel Krasinski, Violet Krasinski
Universities
  • Ibstock Place School
Birth PlaceRoehampton, London, United Kingdom
Height171cm
GenderFemale
FatherOliver Simon Peter Blunt
MotherJoanna
Net Worth$8 million as of Feb 22,2017
Sun SignPisces
Born inRoehampton, London, United Kingdom
Famous asActress
Socials

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Who is Emily Blunt?

Emily Blunt is a British-American actress whose claims to fame include seminal roles in films like ‘The Devil Wears Prada’, ‘The Girl on the Train, and ‘Edge of Tomorrow’. She used to stammer as a kid but overcame her stammering eventually. An intense avidness for acting during her growing up years saw her landing the part of Juliet in a theatrical adaptation of the legendary Shakespearean tragedy ‘Romeo and Juliet’, at the age of 18. Soon after, she debuted professionally by appearing in ‘The Royal Family’, a drama adapted for the London stage where she starred opposite the celebrated English actress, Dame Judi Dench. The Evening Standard bestowed her with the ‘Best Newcomer’ award for her portrayal of Gwen Cavendish in the play. After appearing in numerous other stage productions, she got her first major break to act in the small screen when she was offered a part in the British TV film ‘Boudica’. She also bagged the role of Catherine Howard in ‘Henry VIII’, a drama movie adapted for the television. Soon after, she made her debut on the big screen with the movie ‘My Summer of Love’. Thereafter, Emily went on to star in numerous movies, TV films and episodes for which she has earned several prestigious awards and nominations.

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Childhood & Early Life

Emily Blunt was born on 23 February 1983, in Wandsworth, London, to Oliver Simon Peter Blunt, a barrister, and Joanna, a teacher and one-time actress. She has three siblings, an older sister, Felicity, a younger brother, Sebastian, and a younger sister, Susannah.

Emily had to grapple with stammering from the age of eight that continued for the next seven years. She was inspired by a school teacher to take up acting so that she could prevail over her stuttering.

Emily began her schooling in Ibstock Place School in Roehampton and thereafter attended Hurtwood House, a high school for residential students situated in Dorking, Surrey. She completed a two-year program on performing arts besides excelling in singing, playing cello, and sports.

In August 2000, she got an opportunity to demonstrate her acting skills in the Edinburgh Festival where she caught the attention of Kenneth Mcreddie, an actor and agent. Kenneth played a key role in Emily’s making a mark in the London’s theater district, West End, and BBC.

Professional Career: The Initial Years

Kenneth helped Emily Blunt corner plum roles in numerous period plays, dramas and TV productions. Emily launched her professional career as a theater artist in 2001 when she received an offer to act as the granddaughter (Gwen Cavendish) of Fanny Cavendish (Judi Dench) in the play, ‘The Royal Family’.

Emily’s performance in ‘The Royal Family’ was highly appreciated and she was named “Best Newcomer” by the British tabloid ‘The Evening Standard’.

She continued to perform in numerous other West End productions, notable amongst them being ‘Vincent in Brixton’ and ‘Romeo and Juliet’.

She featured on the small screen for the first time in 2003 when she starred as Isolda in ‘Boudica-The Warrior Queen’, a British TV drama film. In that year, her portrayal of Catherine Howard in the drama movie ‘Henry VIII’ was highly eulogized.

Emily’s depiction of the character of Tamsin in ‘My Summer of Love’, a telefilm aired in 2004, also received copious plaudits and encomiums. The plot of ‘My Summer of Love’ hinged around the lesbian liaison between two women hailing from diverse backgrounds that was considered a taboo in pastoral society.

She picked up another Evening Standard award under the category of ‘Most Promising Newcomer’ in 2005 for her poignant performance in ‘My Summer of Love’. She shared the honors with Natalie Press who starred as Mona in the movie.

She starred opposite the noted American actress Susan Sarandon in the movie, ‘Irresistible’ in 2005. Emily impressed her fans and critics with her stellar depiction of Mara as a marriage wrecker and sociopath in ‘Irresistible’.

Professional Career: Turning Points

Emily starred as Natasha in the TV film ‘Gideon’s Daughter’ which was adapted on the script written by Stephen Poliakoff who was also the movie’s director. The film was screened at the 2005 Hamptons International Film Festival and was aired for the first time across British TV screens in 2006.

Emily received the Golden Globe Award under the category of ‘Best Supporting Actress’ for her immaculate rendering of Natasha as a distressed single child.

She appeared in the comedic film, ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ featuring as senior assistant ‘Emily’ reporting to the editor-in-chief of Runway periodical, Miranda Priestly portrayed by Meryl Streep. Emily’s appearance in this movie, which released in 2006, proved to be momentous as her acting won rave reviews as well as award nominations.

Emily received BAFTA and Golden Globe Awards nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role and Best Supporting Actress respectively for her depiction of Emily Charlton in ‘The Devil Wears Prada’.

2007 turned out to be a prolific year for Blunt as she starred in four movies, each of a distinct genre; ‘Wind Chill’ (horror film), ‘The Jane Austen Book Club’ (romantic movie) and comedy movies, ‘Charlie Wilson’s War’, and ‘Dan in Real Life’.

The year 2008 witnessed Emily featuring as Norah Lorkowski in the movie ‘Sunshine Cleaning’, and as Valerie Brennan in ‘The Great Buck Howard’. She was the lead in the indie drama film, ‘The Young Victoria’ produced in 2009, portraying Queen Victoria’s early life.

Emily was nominated for the Critics’ Choice Movie Award and the Golden Globe Award for ‘Best Actress’ for her part in ‘The Young Victoria’ in 2009.

2010 also proved to be remarkably significant for Emily Blunt as she starred opposite some celebrated Hollywood actors and actresses. She shared screen space with Anthony Hopkins, featuring as Gwen Conlife, an antique dealer, in the horror flick ‘Wolfman’ and alongside Matt Damon in ‘The Adjustment Bureau’, a thriller.

2011 was extremely productive for Emily as she appeared in a total of five movies: ‘Gnomeo & Juliet’, ‘The Adjustment Bureau’, ‘Salmon Fishing in the Yemen’, ‘Your Sister’s Sister’ and ‘The Muppets’. She earned a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actress for skillfully depicting Harriet Chetwode-Talbot, a financial consultant, in ‘Salmon Fishing in Yemen’.

2012 saw Emily featuring opposite Jason Segel in ‘The Five Year Engagement’ and as Charlotte in ‘Arthur Newman’ where Colin Firth was the lead actor.

2014 opened on a promising note for Blunt as she found herself carving up screen space with the likes of Tom Cruise and Meryl Streep and walking away with a Critics’ Choice Movie Award.

Emily was cast as Rita Vrataski, a warrior assigned with the responsibility of training Tom Cruise, a PRO in the film ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ that was a huge box-office hit, grossing over $USD3.70 billion in 2014. She co-starred with Johnny Depp, Anna Kendrick, Meryl Streep, Tracy Ullman, and James Corden in ‘Into the Woods’.

In 2015, Emily played a FBI agent in the crime-thriller ‘Sicario’ that starred Josh Brolin and the Puerto Rican actor, Benicio Del Toro. The movie was screened at the Cannes Film Festival and was critically acclaimed.

She continued to impress fans and critics alike in 2016 with her performances in films, such as ‘The Huntsman: Winter’s War’ and ‘The Girl on the Train’.

She is contributing as a voiceover artist in the movies, ‘Animal Crackers’, ‘My Little Pony: The Movie’, and ‘Gnomeo & Juliet: Sherlock Gnomes’ that are under production.

Awards & Achievements

Emily Blunt won the BAFTA Award in 2009 for the category - British Artist of the Year.

In 2015, she won the Critics’ Choice Movie Award in the category ‘Best Actress in an Action Movie’ for the movie ‘Edge of Tomorrow’

In 2007, Emily Blunt won the Golden Globe Award for ‘Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film’ for the television drama ‘Gideon’s Daughter’.

Personal Life

Emily Blunt was in a relationship with Canadian singer Michael Buble from 2005 to 2008.

In 2008, she started dating American actor John Krasinski. They got married on 10 July 2010 and have two daughters, Hazel (born 2014) and Violet (born 2016).

Trivia

In 2015, Emily Brunt became a naturalized American citizen.

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Emily Blunt awards

YearNameAward

Golden Globe Awards

2007Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for TelevisionGideon's Daughter (2005)

Emily Blunt biography timelines

  • // 23rd Feb 1983
    Emily Blunt was born on 23 February 1983, in Wandsworth, London, to Oliver Simon Peter Blunt, a barrister, and Joanna, a teacher and one-time actress. She has three siblings, an older sister, Felicity, a younger brother, Sebastian, and a younger sister, Susannah.
  • // Aug 2000
    In August 2000, she got an opportunity to demonstrate her acting skills in the Edinburgh Festival where she caught the attention of Kenneth Mcreddie, an actor and agent. Kenneth played a key role in Emily’s making a mark in the London’s theater district, West End, and BBC.
  • // 2001
    Kenneth helped Emily Blunt corner plum roles in numerous period plays, dramas and TV productions. Emily launched her professional career as a theater artist in 2001 when she received an offer to act as the granddaughter (Gwen Cavendish) of Fanny Cavendish (Judi Dench) in the play, ‘The Royal Family’.
  • // 2003
    She featured on the small screen for the first time in 2003 when she starred as Isolda in ‘Boudica-The Warrior Queen’, a British TV drama film. In that year, her portrayal of Catherine Howard in the drama movie ‘Henry VIII’ was highly eulogized.
  • // 2004
    Emily’s depiction of the character of Tamsin in ‘My Summer of Love’, a telefilm aired in 2004, also received copious plaudits and encomiums. The plot of ‘My Summer of Love’ hinged around the lesbian liaison between two women hailing from diverse backgrounds that was considered a taboo in pastoral society.
  • // 2005
    She picked up another Evening Standard award under the category of ‘Most Promising Newcomer’ in 2005 for her poignant performance in ‘My Summer of Love’. She shared the honors with Natalie Press who starred as Mona in the movie.
  • // 2005
    She starred opposite the noted American actress Susan Sarandon in the movie, ‘Irresistible’ in 2005. Emily impressed her fans and critics with her stellar depiction of Mara as a marriage wrecker and sociopath in ‘Irresistible’.
  • // 2005 To 2006
    Emily starred as Natasha in the TV film ‘Gideon’s Daughter’ which was adapted on the script written by Stephen Poliakoff who was also the movie’s director. The film was screened at the 2005 Hamptons International Film Festival and was aired for the first time across British TV screens in 2006.
  • // 2005 To 2008
    Emily Blunt was in a relationship with Canadian singer Michael Buble from 2005 to 2008.
  • // 2006
    She appeared in the comedic film, ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ featuring as senior assistant ‘Emily’ reporting to the editor-in-chief of Runway periodical, Miranda Priestly portrayed by Meryl Streep. Emily’s appearance in this movie, which released in 2006, proved to be momentous as her acting won rave reviews as well as award nominations.
  • // 2007
    2007 turned out to be a prolific year for Blunt as she starred in four movies, each of a distinct genre; ‘Wind Chill’ (horror film), ‘The Jane Austen Book Club’ (romantic movie) and comedy movies, ‘Charlie Wilson’s War’, and ‘Dan in Real Life’.
  • // 2007
    In 2007, Emily Blunt won the Golden Globe Award for ‘Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film’ for the television drama ‘Gideon’s Daughter’.
  • // 2008 To 2009
    The year 2008 witnessed Emily featuring as Norah Lorkowski in the movie ‘Sunshine Cleaning’, and as Valerie Brennan in ‘The Great Buck Howard’. She was the lead in the indie drama film, ‘The Young Victoria’ produced in 2009, portraying Queen Victoria’s early life.
  • // 2009
    Emily was nominated for the Critics’ Choice Movie Award and the Golden Globe Award for ‘Best Actress’ for her part in ‘The Young Victoria’ in 2009.
  • // 2009
    Emily Blunt won the BAFTA Award in 2009 for the category - British Artist of the Year.
  • // 2010
    2010 also proved to be remarkably significant for Emily Blunt as she starred opposite some celebrated Hollywood actors and actresses. She shared screen space with Anthony Hopkins, featuring as Gwen Conlife, an antique dealer, in the horror flick ‘Wolfman’ and alongside Matt Damon in ‘The Adjustment Bureau’, a thriller.
  • // 2011
    2011 was extremely productive for Emily as she appeared in a total of five movies: ‘Gnomeo & Juliet’, ‘The Adjustment Bureau’, ‘Salmon Fishing in the Yemen’, ‘Your Sister’s Sister’ and ‘The Muppets’. She earned a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actress for skillfully depicting Harriet Chetwode-Talbot, a financial consultant, in ‘Salmon Fishing in Yemen’.
  • // 2012
    2012 saw Emily featuring opposite Jason Segel in ‘The Five Year Engagement’ and as Charlotte in ‘Arthur Newman’ where Colin Firth was the lead actor.
  • // 2014
    2014 opened on a promising note for Blunt as she found herself carving up screen space with the likes of Tom Cruise and Meryl Streep and walking away with a Critics’ Choice Movie Award.
  • // 2014
    Emily was cast as Rita Vrataski, a warrior assigned with the responsibility of training Tom Cruise, a PRO in the film ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ that was a huge box-office hit, grossing over $USD3.70 billion in 2014. She co-starred with Johnny Depp, Anna Kendrick, Meryl Streep, Tracy Ullman, and James Corden in ‘Into the Woods’.
  • // 2015
    In 2015, Emily played a FBI agent in the crime-thriller ‘Sicario’ that starred Josh Brolin and the Puerto Rican actor, Benicio Del Toro. The movie was screened at the Cannes Film Festival and was critically acclaimed.
  • // 2015
    In 2015, she won the Critics’ Choice Movie Award in the category ‘Best Actress in an Action Movie’ for the movie ‘Edge of Tomorrow’
  • // 2015
    In 2015, Emily Brunt became a naturalized American citizen.
  • // 2016
    She continued to impress fans and critics alike in 2016 with her performances in films, such as ‘The Huntsman: Winter’s War’ and ‘The Girl on the Train’.

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Emily Blunt's FAQ

  • What is Emily Blunt birthday?

    Emily Blunt was born at 1983-02-23

  • Where is Emily Blunt's birth place?

    Emily Blunt was born in Roehampton, London, United Kingdom

  • What is Emily Blunt nationalities?

    Emily Blunt's nationalities is British

  • Who is Emily Blunt spouses?

    Emily Blunt's spouses is John Krasinski

  • Who is Emily Blunt siblings?

    Emily Blunt's siblings is Stanley Tucci

  • Who is Emily Blunt childrens?

    Emily Blunt's childrens is Hazel Krasinski, Violet Krasinski

  • What was Emily Blunt universities?

    Emily Blunt studied at Ibstock Place School

  • How tall is Emily Blunt?

    Emily Blunt's height is 171

  • Who is Emily Blunt's father?

    Emily Blunt's father is Oliver Simon Peter Blunt

  • Who is Emily Blunt's mother?

    Emily Blunt's mother is Joanna

  • What is Emily Blunt's sun sign?

    Emily Blunt is Pisces

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    Emily Blunt is famouse as Actress

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