Emily Mortimer is a famous English actress and screenwriter most widely recognized for her work in both television and films. She earned massive fame for her starring role as Elizabeth Marks in Lovely and Amazing , for which she won the Independent Spirit Awards for Best Supporting Female. She has appeared in a number of independent productions and Hollywood movies, including Lars and the Real Girl, Young Adam, Chaos Theory, Harry Brown, Shutter Island (2010), and Dear Frankie. She has also starred as Mackenzie McHale in the HBO series The Newsroom.
Emily Kathleen Mortimer
She holds dual citizenship in the United States and England.
Birthday / Date of Birth
Emily Mortimer was born on December 1, 1971 in London, England, UK.
She is currently 47 years old.
Mortimer attended St Paul’s Girls’ School in west London and went on to study English Literature and Russian at the Lincoln College, Oxford University. There she performed in several plays.
She studied acting at the Moscow Arts Theater Drama School for two years.
- Father – John Mortimer
- Mother – Penelope (née Gollop)
- Siblings – Rosie Mortimer (Younger Sister), Sally Silverman (Older Half-Sister), Jeremy Mortimer (Older Half Brother), Ross Bentley (Half-Brother)
Emily Mortimer married American actor Alessandro Nivola on January 3, 2003 in the village of Turville in the Chilterns, Buckinghamshire. They have two children, a son, Samuel John Nivola (b. September 26, 2003) and a daughter, May Rose Nivola (b. January 15, 2010).
- In feet – 5 feet 8 inches
- In centimeters – 173 cm
- In meters -1.73 m
- In Kilograms – 59 kg
- In Pounds – 130 lbs
- Measurements – 34-24-35
- Bust – 34 inches
- Waist – 24 inches
- Hip – 35 inches
- Bra Size – 32B
She wears a size 8 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 6 (US).
Emily Mortimer made her acting debut with historical adventure film, The Ghost and the Darkness in 1996, playing the role of Helana Patterson.
Her first television appearance came in 1994 when she was cast as Angela in an episode titled “The Virgin of Vitebsk” of the TV series Under the Hammer.
Having played Elizabeth Marks in Lovely and Amazing (2001), Cathie Dimly in Young Adam (2003), Rachel Solando in Shutter Island (2010), and as Mackenzie McHale in the HBO political drama series The Newsroom from 2012 to 2014.
Emily Mortimer Net worth
Emily’s net worth is estimated to be $6 million. She charges $50,000 per episode for her work in television series. She lives with her family in Los Angeles.
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Emily Mortimer Facts
She began her acting career at a very young age, performing in school plays throughout her school years. She continued to perform in stage productions while in college and went on to work as a writer for the Daily Telegraph and writing screenplays.
She shifted to screen acting early in her career, and has since appeared in a numerous film and television roles.
She can speak fluently in Russian.
In addition to on-screen roles, she did voiceovers for Cars 2 and Howl’s Moving Castle.
Emily was one year behind the famous actress Rachel Weisz at St Paul’s Girls’ School.
The Mexican punk band Los Super Elegantes performed at their wedding.
Her upcoming movies include Mary Poppins Returns and Honey in the Head.