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Emily Blunt Biography

Birth Name:
Emily Olivia Leah Blunt
Birth Place:
London, England
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • As a child, she was skilled at horseback riding, playing the cello and singing before she became interested in acting
  • At age 18, played the lead role in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet at the Chichester Festival in the United Kingdom
  • Made her London stage debut in 2001 in The Royal Family, opposite Judi Dench
  • Sang "Me and Mrs
  • Jones" with then-boyfriend Michael Bublé on his 2007 album Call Me Irresponsible
  • Named one of the Top Fresh Faces of 2008 by Vanity Fair
  • Underwent intense ballet training for her role opposite Matt Damon in the 2010 sci-fi thriller The Adjustment Bureau
  • Was named the face of Yves Saint Laurent's OPIUM fragrance in 2011
  • Stuttered as a child, and works with the Stuttering Foundation

Awards

  • 2019Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 2018Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role: winner
  • 2018Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 2018Critics' Choice Awards-Best Actress: nominated
  • 2018Critics' Choice Awards-Best Supporting Actor: nominated
  • 2017BAFTA Film Awards-Best Leading Actress: nominated
  • 2016Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 2015Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical: nominated
  • 2015Critics' Choice Movie Awards-Best Actress in an Action Movie: winner
  • 2013Critics' Choice Movie Awards-Best Actress in an Action Movie: nominated
  • 2013Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical: nominated
  • 2010Critics' Choice Movie Awards-Best Actress: nominated
  • 2010Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: nominated
  • 2007Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 2007BAFTA Film Awards-Best Actress in a Supporting Role: nominated
  • 2007Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: winner
  • 2006London Film Critics Association-Best Supporting British Actress: winner

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