Emily Mortimer

Emily Mortimer

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1971-12-01 (49 years old) · Gender: Female · Place of Birth: London, England, UK

56 Movies · 17 TV shows

Also Known As: 에밀리 모티머 · Emily Kathleen Mortimer · Emily Kathleen A. Mortimer · Έμιλι Μόρτιμερ

Biography

Emily Kathleen Anne Mortimer (born 6 October 1971) is a British-American actress and screenwriter. She began acting in stage productions and has since appeared in several film and television roles. In 2003, she won an Independent Spirit Award for her performance in Lovely and Amazing. She is also known for playing the role of Mackenzie McHale in the HBO series The Newsroom, and as the voice actress of Sophie in the English-language version of Howl's Moving Castle (2004). Mortimer also stars in Scream 3 (2000), Match Point (2005), the Pink Panther series (2006 and 2009), Lars and the Real Girl (2007), Chaos Theory (2008), Harry Brown (2009), Shutter Island (2010), Hugo (2011), and Mary Poppins Returns (2018).

Personal Life

In 2000, Mortimer met American actor Alessandro Nivola while both were starring in Love's Labour's Lost. The couple married in the village of Turville in the Chilterns, Buckinghamshire, on 3 January 2003. Mortimer gave birth to their first child on 26 September 2003, and their second in 2010. They live in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn with their children. Mortimer became an American citizen, for tax reasons, circa 2010.

Early Life

Mortimer was born 6 October 1971 in Hammersmith, London, to dramatist and barrister Sir John Mortimer, and his second wife, Penelope (née Gollop). She has a younger sister, Rosie; two older half-siblings, Sally Silverman and Jeremy, from her father's first marriage to author Penelope Fletcher; and a half-brother, Ross Bentley, from her father's relationship with actress Wendy Craig.Mortimer studied at St Paul's Girls' School in west London where she appeared in several pupil productions. She then went on to the University of Oxford, where she read Russian at Lincoln College and performed in several plays. Before becoming an actress, Mortimer wrote a column for the Daily Telegraph and was screenwriter for an adaptation of Lorna Sage's memoir, Bad Blood.

Movies & TV shows

2021.

1 TV show
TV
The Pursuit of Love

The Pursuit of Love

2021
The novel is the basis for the pursuit of love.

2020.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
Don't Look Deeper

Don't Look Deeper

10
2020
In near-future California, a high school senior learns a dark secret about herself. She is suddenly running for her life after her dreams of graduation and college are dashed.
Relic

Relic

2020
When Edna—the elderly and widowed matriarch of the family—goes missing, her daughter and granddaughter travel to their remote family home to find her. Soon after her return, they start to discover a s...

2019.

5 Movies
Lost Holiday

Lost Holiday

2019
Margaret Rockland is depressed when she returns to the Washington DC suburb she grew up in for a Christmas reunion. She has settled into a respectable family life. Adding insult to injury, her former ...
To Dust

To Dust

2019
Shmuel, a Hasidic cantor in upstate New York who is distraught at the death of his wife, struggles to find religious solace while secretly obsessing over how her body will decay. As a secret partnersh...
Mary

Mary

5.28
2019
A struggling family buys an old ship at an auction with high hopes of starting a charter business, but they discover her horrifying secrets on the isolated open waters.
Phil

Phil

2019
A depressed dentist in mid-life crisis tries to learn why one of his happiest patients suddenly commits suicide, and a dark comedy ensues.
Good Posture

Good Posture

2019
After breaking up with her boyfriend, Lillian moves in with married couple Julia and Don only to overhear them arguing in the night. The front door slams as Don moves out, and the following days sees ...

2018.

4 Movies
Mary Poppins Returns

Mary Poppins Returns

7.06
2018
In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael's three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins, following a personal loss. She helps the family rediscover...
Head Full of Honey

Head Full of Honey

2018
A young girl is trying to help her grandfather, who is suffering from Alzheimer's, navigate his increasing forgetfulness, and ends up going on a remarkable adventure with him.
One Cambodian Family Please for My Pleasure

One Cambodian Family Please for My Pleasure

2018
In 1981, a Czechloslovakian woman sends a letter requesting that a Cambodian family leave their wartorn country and live with her in Fargo, North Dakota.
Write When You Get Work

Write When You Get Work

2018
Ruth Duffy is getting by on an assistant's salary at a pricey school for girls in Manhattan, managing to move beyond the trouble and loss of her teenage years. Jonny Collins is working local jobs near...

2017.

3 Movies
The Bookshop

The Bookshop

2017
Set in a small English town in 1959, a woman who decides against polite but ruthless local opposition to open a bookshop, a decision which becomes a political minefield.
The Sense of an Ending

The Sense of an Ending

2017
A man is haunted by his past and is presented with a mysterious legacy that causes him to re-think his current situation in life.
The Party

The Party

6
2017
Various individuals think they are coming together for a party in a private home, but a series of revelations results in a huge crisis that throws their belief systems and their values into total disa...

2016.

1 Movie
Spectral

Spectral

7
2016
A special-ops team is dispatched to fight supernatural beings that have taken over a European city.

2015.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
TV
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

1
2015
Stephen Colbert is leaving "The Colbert Report" to return to television. As the host of The Late Show franchise redux -- taped at the historic Ed Sullivan Theatre at New York -- Colbert talks to actor...
10,000 Saints

10,000 Saints

2015
A sweeping multigenerational story set against the backdrop of the raw, roaring New York City of the late 1980s; adoption, teen pregnancy, drugs, hardcore punk rock, the unbridled optimism and reckles...
Ladygrey

Ladygrey

2015
While sleeping with Angus, she tried to maintain her sense of self.

2014.

1 Movie · 2 TV shows
TV
Off Camera with Sam Jones

Off Camera with Sam Jones

2014
Sam Jones sits down with the professionals of television and movies, and other celebrities, to discuss their development before fame, their passions beyond their careers, and gives them a space to ope...
TV
Doll & Em

Doll & Em

6
2014
Doll & Em is a British comedy series starring real-life friends Emily Mortimer (Em) and Dolly Wells (Doll), filmed in the style of a reality TV show. After a break up, Doll heads to Hollywood to be wi...
Rio, I Love You

Rio, I Love You

2014
The third episode of the Cities of Love franchise, Rio, I Love You, was created by 10 visionary directors from across the globe. The story line of each segment focuses on an encounter of love in a dif...

2012.

1 TV show
TV
The Newsroom

The Newsroom

5.79
2012
There is a behind-the-scenes look at the people who make a nightly cable news program. The series focuses on a network anchor, his new executive producer, the newsroom staff, and their boss, as well a...

2011.

3 Movies
Hugo

Hugo

7.56
2011
In 1930s Paris, Hugo Cabret lived in the walls of a train station and was alone except for his uncle. Hugo's job is to oil and maintain the station's clocks, but his most important task is to protect ...
Cars 2

Cars 2

6.07
2011
The World Grand Prix race will feature a car race. As the road to the championship becomes rocky, Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own.
Our Idiot Brother

Our Idiot Brother

2011
Everybody has a sibling who is behind the curve when it comes to getting his life together. Liz, Miranda and Natalie like to refer to Ned as their brother. The lives of Ned's family begin to fall apar...

2010.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
TV
Conan

Conan

8.14
2010
O'Brien hosted the show.
Shutter Island

Shutter Island

7.23
2010
A soldier from World War II is in the U.S. A man is a soldier. The disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane is being investigated by a marshal, but his efforts are compromi...
Leonie

Leonie

2010
The true life story of Leonie Gilmour, whose life crossed continents, wars and cultures, embodied with courage and passion in search of art and freedom, is the subject of a lush film. A tender and ins...

2009.

3 Movies
City Island

City Island

2009
The Rizzos, a family who doesn't share their habits, aspirations, and careers with one another, find their delicate web of lies disturbed by the arrival of a young ex-con brought home by Vince, the pa...
Harry Brown

Harry Brown

5
2009
An elderly ex-serviceman and widower looks to avenge his best friend's murder by doling out his own form of justice.
The Pink Panther 2

The Pink Panther 2

7.5
2009
When legendary treasures from around the world are stolen, Chief Inspector Dreyfus is forced to assign Inspector Clouseau to a team of international detectives and experts charged with catching the th...

2008.

3 Movies
TransSiberian

TransSiberian

6
2008
The TransSiberian train journey from China to Moscow becomes a thrilling chase of deception and murder when an American couple encounters a mysterious pair of fellow travelers.
Redbelt

Redbelt

6
2008
His wife wants Mike in the ring to make money, but he doesn't like competition. A woman shoots out the studio's window after sideswiping Mike's car. A person is at a bar. In return, the actor befriend...
Chaos Theory

Chaos Theory

6
2008
Frank Allen is a professional speaker who lectures on time management. His day is ruined when his wife sets his clock forward. He decided that his life has done him little good and began to make multi...

2007.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
Lars and the Real Girl

Lars and the Real Girl

2
2007
It's not possible to befriend someone who is very shy. When he tells his brother and sister-in-law that he has a girlfriend, they are overjoyed. The new lady in the picture is a life-size plastic woma...
TV
The Graham Norton Show

The Graham Norton Show

9.5
2007
GrahamNorton talks about what's happening. The guests are talking. Graham is playing an instrument.

2006.

3 Movies · 1 TV show
TV
30 Rock

30 Rock

6.1
2006
30 Rock is an American television comedy series that ran on NBC from October 11, 2006 to January 31, 2013). The series takes place behind the scenes of a fictional live sketch comedy series that airs ...
Paris, Je T'Aime

Paris, Je T'Aime

8
2006
There are 20 directors who contributed to this collection. Two mimes, a husband trying to choose between his wife and his lover, and a married man who turns to prostitution are some of the colourful c...
Rabbit Fever

Rabbit Fever

2006
The Rabbit is the world's belling-selling vibrator. In the past year alone, millions have been sold all over the globe. Now experts are warning the Rabbit is becoming the new addiction; women who star...
The Pink Panther

The Pink Panther

7.33
2006
When the coach of the France soccer team is killed by a poisoned dart in the stadium in the end of a game, and his expensive and huge ring with the diamond Pink Panther disappears, the ambitious Chief...

2005.

1 Movie
Match Point

Match Point

5.83
2005
Match Point is Woody Allen's satire of the British High Society and the ambition of a young tennis instructor to enter into it. A dark psychological match begins when he has to decide between two wome...

2004.

1 Movie
Dear Frankie

Dear Frankie

4
2004
Since he can remember, nine-year-old Frankie and his single mom have been on the move, most recently arriving in a Scottish seaside town. Wanting to protect her son from the truth that they've run awa...

2003.

5 Movies
Nobody Needs to Know

Nobody Needs to Know

2003
Bound together by the voice of Lamont, a young black man pushed by the constant surveillance of his everyday life to discover the real power is off-screen. Lamont uncovers a living and breathing New Y...
The Sleeping Dictionary

The Sleeping Dictionary

9
2003
A young Englishman is sent to Sarawak to join the British government. He has to make a difficult decision about his affections for the beautiful Selima because of some unconventional local traditions....
A Foreign Affair

A Foreign Affair

2003
Two brothers need household help after their Ma passes away. They decide to join a romance tour to Russia to find and bring home a traditionally minded wife.
Bright Young Things

Bright Young Things

2003
In the 1930s, a social set known to the press, who follow their every move, as the "Bright Young Things", are Adam and his friends who are eccentric, wild and completely shocking to the older generati...
Young Adam

Young Adam

2003
A young drifter working on a river barge is disrupting his employers' lives by hiding the fact that he knows more about a dead woman than he admits.

2002.

1 Movie
Jeffrey Archer: The Truth

Jeffrey Archer: The Truth

2002
There is a satirical look at the true life of Jeffrey Archer. Everything but the truth.

2001.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
TV
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross

Friday Night with Jonathan Ross

2001
Jonathan Ross's take on current topics of conversation, guest interviews and live music from both a guest music group and the house band.
Lovely & Amazing

Lovely & Amazing

2001
An intimate family portrait of four hapless but resilient women and the lessons they learn in keeping up with the frenetic demands of their individual neuroses. The salvation the women find is illusor...
The 51st State

The 51st State

2001
An American master chemist is going to score a once in a lifetime drug deal. After all does not go as planned, he is entangled in a web of deception.

2000.

4 Movies
Love's Labour's Lost

Love's Labour's Lost

2000
The King of Navarre and his three companions swear a very public oath to study together and to renounce women for three years. Their honour is immediately put to the test by the arrival of the Princes...
Scream 3

Scream 3

5.68
2000
If the demons of her past are to be stopped, the killer must be stopped.
The Miracle Maker

The Miracle Maker

2000
A mother and father in search of help for their sick daughter cross paths with an extraordinary carpenter named Jesus, who has devoted his life to spreading God's word. A miracle shows the true meanin...
The Kid

The Kid

2.25
2000
Russ Duritz is working. He meets a chubby, charming 8-year-old version of himself who can't believe he could turn out so badly. Russ is able to reconcile with the person he once dreamed of being with....

1999.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
Noah's Ark

Noah's Ark

6
1999
In the story of Genesis, God floods the world as Noah rescues his family and animals.
Notting Hill

Notting Hill

8.62
1999
When Anna Scott appeared in his store, William Thacker's mundane existence was thrown into turmoil. A kiss that blossoms into a full-blown affair is the result of a chance encounter over spilled orang...

1998.

3 Movies · 1 TV show
Elizabeth

Elizabeth

6.2
1998
The story of the ascension to the throne and the early reign of Queen Elizabeth the First are contained in the book.
Cider with Rosie

Cider with Rosie

1998
Made by Carlton Television for ITV (UK) , this adaptation of Laurie Lee's autobiographical novel follows a young man's maturation in the country town of Gloucestershire near the end of World War I. A...
Coming Home

Coming Home

1998
There was a drama about the Dunar and Carey-Lewis families.
TV
Rosamunde Pilcher: Coming Home

Rosamunde Pilcher: Coming Home

1998
At boarding school, Judith made friends with Loveday Carey- Lewis. Judith was introduced to her family by Loveday.

1997.

1 Movie · 2 TV shows
TV
Midsomer Murders

Midsomer Murders

6
1997
The Midsomer community is shattered by violent crimes, suspects are placed under suspicion, and it is up to a veteran and his young sergeant to eliminate the innocent and the guilty.
TV
A Dance to the Music of Time

A Dance to the Music of Time

1997
A Dance to the Music of Time is a four-part adaptation of Anthony Powell's novel sequence that aired on Channel 4 in 1997. The series depicts upper-class and bohemian England from the early 1920s to t...
The Saint

The Saint

5.49
1997
Simon Templar is a thief for hire and his latest job to steal the secret process for cold fusion puts him at odds with a traitor who is trying to topple the Russian government as well as the woman who...

1996.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
TV
Silent Witness

Silent Witness

5.5
1996
Silent Witness focuses on a team of forensic pathology experts.
The Ghost and the Darkness

The Ghost and the Darkness

6
1996
Sir Robert said that the railroad in Africa is behind schedule. An engineer was brought in to fix the ship. The foreman's corpse was found by the crew. After several more attacks, Patterson calls in r...
The Last of the High Kings

The Last of the High Kings

1996
The world was shocked by the death of Elvis Presley. He just finished his final exams. He survived the summer by organizing a beach party, having lustful thoughts about two girls he believes are unobt...

1995.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
Sharpe's Sword

Sharpe's Sword

1995
The most important spy in Lord Wellington's network is at risk because of domestic issues, a young girl, and possibly French spies.
A Very Open Prison

A Very Open Prison

1995
The Home Secretary has his eye on the Prime Minister's job. But an experiment in the way the prisons are run leads to embarrassment - and escaped murderers! The fore runner of Crossing The Floor
TV
The Glass Virgin

The Glass Virgin

1995
In 19th century England, wealthy young Annabella Lagrange lives a comfortable and secluded life on her family's country estate, where her parents own a glass works. As a child, she develops a special ...

1993.

1 TV show
TV
Late Night with Conan O'Brien

Late Night with Conan O'Brien

6
1993
Late Night with Conan O'Brien is an American late-night talk show hosted by Conan O'Brien that aired 2,725 episodes on NBC between 1993 and 2009. The show featured varied comedic material, celebrity i...

Unknown Year.

1 Movie
Wig Shop

Wig Shop

Chaya goes to Tippy's Wig Shop with the intentions of finding the woman who has been having an affair with her husband and meets Tippy, the owner of the shop, who tries to get Chaya to try a new wig, ...
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