Feb 29, 2024

Emily Blunt (born 23 February 1983) is a British film and stage actress. Blunt made her professional debut in a 2001 London production of the play The Royal Family. Two years later, she appeared on screen for the first time in the 2003 television film Boudica (Warrior Queen). Her performance in the 2004 drama film My Summer of Love garnered her the Evening Standard British Film Award for Most Promising Newcomer.

For her performance in the TV film Gideon’s Daughter (2006) she received a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress. The same year, she received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture and a nomination for a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for The Devil Wears Prada.

In 2009, Blunt received the BAFTA Britannia Award for British Artist of the Year. She received more acclaim for portraying Queen Victoria in The Young Victoria (2009), receiving a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama.

2009 also saw Blunt appear in the crime caper comedy Wild Target with Bill Nighy and Rupert Grint. She found commercial success for roles in the romantic science-fiction thriller The Adjustment Bureau (2011), the science-fiction action thriller Looper (2012), and the science-fiction military film Edge of Tomorrow (2014).

Blunt received her fourth and fifth Golden Globe Award nominations for her roles in the romantic comedy-drama Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2012) and the musical fantasy Into the Woods (2014) in the Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical category.

In 2016, Blunt starred in the fantasy-action film The Huntsman: Winter’s War and The Girl on the Train, the latter based on the international best-selling novel of the same name,

and a performance that earned her nominations for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role.

Blunt had a three-year relationship with Canadian singer Michael Bublé. They met in 2005, while backstage at the Australian television Logie Awards in Melbourne. They later shared a home in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, before breaking up in 2008.

In November 2008, Blunt began dating American actor John Krasinski. They became engaged in August 2009,[34] and married on 10 July 2010 in Como, Italy. They have two daughters, Hazel (born 2014) and Violet (born 2016).