Wednesday, 4 June 2014

Emily Blunt

Emily Olivia Leah Blunt (born 23 February 1983) is an English actress with dual British and American citizenship. She has appeared in The Devil Wears Prada (2006), The Young Victoria (2009), The Adjustment Bureau (2011), Looper (2012), Edge of Tomorrow (2014), and Into the Woods (2014). She has been nominated for five Golden Globe Awards, four Critics' Choice Awards, two London Film Critics' Circle Awards, and one BAFTA Award. She won a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for her work in the BBC television drama Gideon's Daughter (2007).In 2009, she received the BAFTA Britannia Award for British Artist of the Year.


In November 2001, Blunt made her professional debut, opposite Judi Dench in Sir Peter Hall's production of the play The Royal Family.Hailed by critics for her performance, she was named "Best Newcomer" by The Evening Standard. She went on to perform as Eugenie in Nicholas Wright's Vincent in Brixton at the National Theatre, and as Juliet in Indhu Rubasingham's production of Romeo and Juliet at Chichester Festival Theatre, both in 2002.
In 2003, Blunt made her screen debut in the British television drama Boudica, about the life of the ancient Celtic warrior-queen who fought the Romans.That same year, she was praised for her performance as the 16th-century queen Catherine Howard in the two-part British television drama Henry VIII.





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