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Mix Up Star: EMILY BLUNT



Age: 39

Birthday: 23rd February


Emily Blunt is a British actress. She is the recipient of several accolades, including a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award, in addition to nominations for three British Academy Film Awards.



Blunt made her acting debut in a 2001 stage production of The Royal Family. She went on to appear in the television film Boudica (2003) and portrayed Queen Catherine Howard in the miniseries Henry VIII (2003). Blunt's breakthrough came in 2006 with her starring roles in the television film Gideon's Daughter and the comedy-drama film The Devil Wears Prada. The former won her a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress and the latter earned her a nomination for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.



Blunt's profile continued to grow with leading roles in the period film The Young Victoria (2009), the romantic comedy Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011), the science fiction films The Adjustment Bureau (2011), and Edge of Tomorrow (2014), and the musical films Into the Woods (2014) and Mary Poppins Returns (2018). She received critical acclaim for playing a principled FBI agent in the crime film Sicario (2015), an alcoholic in the thriller The Girl on the Train (2016), which earned her a nomination for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. In 2021, she starred in the adventure film Jungle Cruise.





BAFTA AWARD NOMINATIONS: 2

2017 - Best Leading Actress - THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN

2007 - Best Supporting Actress - THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA


GOLDEN GLOBE AWARD NOMINATIONS: 6 WINS: 1

2019 - Best Leading Actress - MARY POPPINS RETURNS

2015 - Best Supporting Actress - INTO THE WOODS

2013 - Best Leading Actress - SALMON FISHING IN THE YEOMAN

2010 - Best Leading Actress - THE YOUNG VICTORIA

2007 - WINNER: Best Supporting TV Actress - GIDEON'S DAUGHTER

2007 - Best Supporting Actress - THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA



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WATCH EMILY BLUNT THIS WEEK...


The English

Thursday 10th November, BBC2, 9:00pm

Released from long-term army service in 1890 Oklahoma, Pawnee scout Eli Whipp is intent on returning north to his ancestral homelands in Nebraska to stake a legal land claim. Incarcerated in violent circumstances, Eli meets Lady Cornelia Locke, an Englishwoman who is also looking to travel north with the sole intent of taking revenge against the man she believes is responsible for the death of her child. Drama, starring Blunt and Chaske Spencer.


ON NETFLIX...

FILM: The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016)

Blunt joins this new take on the Snow White fairytale adventure.


ON DISNEY+

FILM: Jungle Cruise (2021)

Blunt takes on the jungle in this Disney adventure.



ON AMAZON PRIME


FILM: Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

Blunt is in sci-fi action mode in this action packed take on a Groundhog Day formula.

 

Make sure you are booked in for this week's DRAMA CLASSES


Mix Up Theatre provide drama classes Online for anyone aged 12-18 (can be based anywhere!)

and in-person drama classes for ages 3-18 throughout Scotland.













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