Emily Blunt (who is Emily Blunt?)

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Emily Blunt is an acclaimed British actress known for her versatility and performances across a range of genres, from dramatic roles to comedies and musicals. Born Emily Olivia Leah Blunt on February 23, 1983, in London, England, she first developed an interest in acting in part to overcome a stutter. She found that adopting different voices and characters helped her speak more fluently.

Blunt began her acting career in the theater, with notable early appearances including a production of "The Royal Family" opposite Judi Dench in 2001. Her breakout role came in 2004 with the British television drama "Gideon's Daughter," for which she won a Golden Globe Award. That same year, Blunt made her feature film debut in the British film "My Summer of Love," which garnered critical acclaim.

She gained widespread recognition for her performance in the 2006 film "The Devil Wears Prada," in which she played the snobbish assistant Emily Charlton, acting alongside Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway. Her performance was widely praised and contributed to the film's commercial and critical success.

Following her success in "The Devil Wears Prada," Blunt's career took off, and she began to take on a variety of roles in films like "The Young Victoria" (2009), wherein she portrayed Queen Victoria and earned nominations for the Golden Globe and Critics' Choice Movie Awards.

Her subsequent filmography is varied and reflects her ability to handle a diversity of roles:

  • "The Adjustment Bureau" (2011) with Matt Damon, a romantic thriller with a science fiction twist.
  • "Looper" (2012), a critically acclaimed science fiction film wherein she starred opposite Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis.
  • "Edge of Tomorrow" (2014), a critically and commercially successful science fiction action film co-starring Tom Cruise.
  • "Into the Woods" (2014), a musical fantasy film by Rob Marshall, for which she received another Golden Globe nomination.
  • "Sicario" (2015), a tense thriller about the war on drugs where Blunt played an FBI agent.
  • "The Girl on the Train" (2016), a psychological thriller based on the bestselling novel, earned her a BAFTA nomination.
  • "A Quiet Place" (2018), where she starred opposite her husband, John Krasinski, who also directed the film. Her performance earned her Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role.
  • "Mary Poppins Returns" (2018), in which she took on the iconic role of Mary Poppins, leading to a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical.

Blunt's talent earned recognition not only from audiences but also from her peers; she has received numerous award nominations and accolades throughout her career.

Aside from her work on screen, Blunt is also known for her voice work in animation, lending her voice to projects like "Gnomeo & Juliet" (2011) and its sequel "Sherlock Gnomes" (2018).

In her personal life, Emily Blunt is married to American actor and director John Krasinski, with whom she has two children. The couple’s collaborative work in "A Quiet Place" showcased their dynamic as both a real-life couple and a creative team.

Blunt is also noted for her style and has been featured in various "best-dressed" lists, further establishing her as a figure of both cinematic and fashion influence.

Active in the industry for over a decade, Blunt's career is characterized by a continuous series of critically successful and interesting roles. As a high-profile actress, she remains one of Hollywood's most sought-after talents, with future projects likely to add to an already impressive filmography.

For more information, her profile on IMDb and biography details are available on sites like Biography and articles detailing her work and career highlights. Her projects and potential future roles are often covered by entertainment news outlets such as Variety and The Hollywood Reporter.

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