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Emily Mortimer

English actress Emily Mortimer is the daughter of writer and barrister Sir John Mortimer and his second wife, Penelope (née Gollop). 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 Theater 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 (1995). She made her feature film debut in 1996 alongside Val Kilmer in The Ghost and the Darkness (1996). 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 (2000), Mortimer met her husband Alessandro Nivola. The couple have two children, Samuel and May.

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Dec 1, 1971 In London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Glass Virgin 1995-01-06
Latest Project:
Series Doll & Em 2014-03-19

5 wins & 11 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Doll & Em
Poster of The Newsroom
Poster of 30 Rock
Poster of The Daily Show
Doll & Em Emily 12 episodes, 2013-2015 2014-03-19
The Newsroom MacKenzie McHale 25 episodes, 2012-2014 2012-06-24
The Jonathan Ross Show Unknown 2011-09-03
Conan Unknown 2010-11-08
Chelsea Lately Unknown 2007-07-01
30 Rock Unknown 2006-10-11
Blue Heelers Unknown 1998-09-07
Midsomer Murders Unknown 1998-06-28
Silent Witness Unknown 1996-02-21
The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
The Glass Virgin Annabella Lagrange 3 episodes, 1995 1995-01-06