Emily Blunt (born 23 February 1983) is an English-American actress. She made her professional debut alongside Judi Dench in The Royal Family, for which she was named Best Newcomer by Evening Standard. Her screen debut came with the 2003 television film Boudica (Warrior Queen), and she delivered her breakout performance in the 2004 drama film My Summer of Love, for which she received the Evening Standard British Film Award for Most Promising Newcomer. Her performance in the television film Gideon’s Daughter (2006) garnered her a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film, and the same year, she received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture and a BAFTA Award nomination 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 garnered further acclaim for portraying Queen Victoria in The Young Victoria (2009), for which she received a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama. 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 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 (2016) and will play the lead role in The Girl on the Train (2016), based on the international best-selling novel of the same name.
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, Canada, before breaking up in 2008.