38 years old (Born on February 23, 1983)
English actress; She is famous from The Devil Wears Prada, The Young Victoria.For her breakout performance in The Devil Wears Prada (2006), Emily convinced David Frankel that her character should be British rather than American. Emily also improvised many of her lines and told interviewers that she based the character on people she's met, but would never want to associate with. Recently named Best Female Scene-Stealer for her performance in The Devil Wears Prada (2006) in Entertainment Weekly. Grew up in Roehampton, London. Made her theatrical debut alongside Dame Judi Dench in "The Royal Family". At the 2002 Chichester Festival, Emily earned rave reviews playing "Juliet" in a production of "Romeo and Juliet".
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Fun Facts About Emily Blunt
Divides time between London, Sydney and Vancouver where she lives with her partner Michael Bublu00e9.
Co-star Meryl Streep has praised Blunt as the best young actress she's worked with in some time, perhaps ever.
Bought a $2,2mil new house in Vancouver where she lives with her partner Michael Bublu00e9.
Only did six months acting training before winning the role of "Gwen" in "The Royal Family".
In 2004, Emily shared the prestigious Evening Standard British Film Award for Most Promising Newcomer with Nathalie Press.
Susan Sarandon asked for Emily to be auditioned for the role of "Mara" in Irresistible (2006) after watching My Summer of Love (2004).
She was told to lose weight for her role as "Emily" in The Devil Wears Prada (2006). She revealed this in a 2006 interview with Craig Ferguson.
Her boyfriend Michael Bublu00e9's self-penned hit single, "Everything", was written for her.
She is not related to singer James Blunt.
The new face of Max Mara add campaign (2007).
Favourite actresses are: Cate Blanchett, Emma Thompson, Meryl Streep and Nicole Kidman.
Upon filming their first scene together for The Devil Wears Prada (2006), Meryl Streep laughed that Blunt should be given the film carbon copy, rather than steal the movie.
Acting, and adopting new accents, helped her overcome a debilitating speech impediment at age 12.
Admits she and her The Devil Wears Prada (2006) co-star Stanley Tucci competed to see who could be more over-the-top in their scenes. Tucci admits his young co-star won "hands down".
Good friends with Anne Hathaway.
She is the great-niece of actor and retired Major-General Tony Richardson.