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Emily Mortimer

Full / Real Name: Emily Kathleen A. Mortimer
Born: 01 December 1971 (49 years old)
Gender: Female

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Emily Mortimer is an English actress who has appeared in several film and television roles including 30 Rock, Scream 3, Match Point, Lars and the Real Girl, Hugo, Cars 2, Shutter Island, Harry Brown and The Newsroom.

Mortimer is the daughter of writer and barrister Sir John Mortimer and his second wife, Penelope. She was educated at St Paul's Girls' School in West London, and it was whilst there she began acting.

Mortimer moved on from school to Lincoln College, Oxford University, where she studied English Literature and Russian, and spent two terms at the Moscow Arts Theatre Drama School, studying acting.

While appearing in an Oxford University student production, Mortimer was spotted by a TV producer who cast her in an adaptation of Catherine Cookson' s The Glass Virgin, in 1995. She made her feature film debut in 1996 alongside Val Kilmer in The Ghost and the Darkness.

Roles in various projects have followed, including Elizabeth (1998), Love's Labour's Lost (2000), Match Point (2005), Lars and the Real Girl (2007), Shutter Island (2010) and Hugo (2011).

During the making of Love's Labour's Lost, Mortimer met her husband Alessandro Nivola. The couple have two children, Samuel and May.


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