Emily Mortimer Biography


Emily Mortimer

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Birth Name: Emily Mortimer
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Birth Country: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Birth Sign: sagittarius
Age:   45 Years
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Lovely and Amazing star, Emily Mortimer is the famous actress and screenwriter from United Kingdom. She rose to prominence after she was awarded with the Independent Spirit Awards in 2003. Emily Mortimer was from the upper class family born as Finsbury Park, London, England of United Kingdom to John Mortimer and Penelope Gollop. She is English and is of white ethnicity. She received her formal education from St Paul's Girls' School.

In 2000, she was filming in the movie Love's Labour's Lost and the same time American actor, Alessandro Nivola was also playing his part in this movie. They saw each other for the first time in their life while filming in this movie and the same time they fell in love and began seeing each other. They finally got married on 3rd of January 2003. She has also been mother of a two sweet children with him.

While Emily was enrolled at St Paul's Girls' School, she got a chance to appear in pupil productions. After graduation from there, she joined Oxford University and there she expressed her acting skills by appearing in several stage shows. She began her career as a columnist, screenwriter and then finally actress. She played her first acting role in the television series, Under the Hammer and in 1996 she appeared in the movie. Her net worth is rumored to be around $2 million.   

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Born in Finsbury Park, London

1971 1st of December

Emily Mortimer was from the upper class family born as Finsbury Park, London, England of United Kingdom to John Mortimer and Penelope Gollop. She is English and is of white ethnicity. She received her formal education from St Paul's Girls' School.

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Joined Lincoln College

1990

Emily Mortimer was first enrolled at St Paul's Girls' School and there she received her formal education. While she was there she got a chance to appear in pupil productions. After graduation from there, she joined Oxford University and studied English & Russian. 

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Began working for Daily Telegraph

1993

She began studying Russian and English in Oxford University since 1990. After few years, she began her professional career and she began working as columnist in the Daily Telegraph. Then she also began her career as a screenwriter. 

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Began her acting career

1994

After being columnist and screenwriter for few months she was able to make her debut acting role. She played her first acting role in the television series, Under the Hammer. The same year, she was also seen in Blue Heelers. 

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Made her big screen debut

1996

It just took two years for her to finally earn her place in the movie. After appearing in the television series for about two years, she was offered a role to appear in the movie, The Ghost and the Darkness in 1996.

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Began dating Alessandro Nivola

2000

While she was filming in the movie Love's Labour's Lost, her love of her life Alessandro Nivola was also playing his part in this movie. They saw each other for the first time in their life while filming in this movie. 

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Married to Alessandro Nivola

2003 3rd of January

After being in love with Alessandro Nivola for about three years, she desired to enter into the new stage of her relationship so these two actors and actress wed at the end of 2002 and finally got married on 3rd of January 2003.

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First child, Samuel John Nivola

2003 26th of September

She became mother for the first time in her life in 2003 after being married with American actor, Alessandro Nivola for less than a year. This sweet couple welcomed their first child together on 26th of September and it was a son named Samuel John Nivola. 

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Won Independent Spirit Awards

2003

Independent Spirit Awards is also one of the prestigious awards in the acting world and everyone really fells honored if they win this award. She has also been honored with this award once in her life and that was in 2003 for Best Supporting Female. 

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Won Chlotrudis Awards

2003

2003 and her role in Lovely and Amazing are some of the things she will never forget in her life. After portraying her role in this movie, she won several prestigious awards in her life and one of this was Chlotrudis Awards. 

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Won Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2003

She has also been honored with the Central Ohio Film Critics Association. She got her first nomination in this award in 2003 for Best Supporting Actress and she was also able to be the winner of this award the same year. 

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Won Online Film & Television Association

2006

She has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and she has also won some of them. In 2006, she got her one and only nomination in Online Film & Television Association. She won this award for Best Voice-Over Performance. 

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Second child, May Rose Nivola

2010 15th of January

She became mother for the second time in her life in 2010. She and her husband, Alessandro Nivola announced that they were expecting their second child together at the end of 2009 and they welcomed sweet little baby girl named  May Rose Nivola on 15th of January 2010. 

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