Emily Mortimer is an English actress, producer, and screenwriter whose notable film credits include Notting Hill (1999), Lovely and Amazing (2001), Match Point (2005), Mary Poppins Returns (2018), etc. She has more than 50k followers on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook each.

Born Name

Emily Kathleen Anne Mortimer

Nick Name


Sun Sign


Born Place

Hammersmith, London, England, United Kingdom


Brooklyn, New York, United States




Emily attended St Paul’s Girls’ School in her hometown. She studied English Literature and Russian from Lincoln College at the University of Oxford from 1990 to 1994.

She trained as an actor at the Moscow Arts Theater Drama School in Russia.


Actress, Screenwriter, Producer


  • Father – Sir John Mortimer (Writer, Lawyer)
  • Mother – Penelope Mortimer (née Gollop)
  • Siblings – Rosie Mortimer (Younger Sister), Ross Bentley (Older Half-Brother) (IT Consultant), Sally Silverman (Older Half-Sister), Jeremy Mortimer (Older Half-Brother) (Producer, Director)
  • Others – Herbert Mortimer (Paternal Grandfather), Kathleen Smith (Paternal Grandmother), William Gollop (Maternal Grandfather), Anne Leigh (Maternal Grandmother)


Emily is represented by –

  • Tavistock Wood Management (London)
  • William Morris Endeavor (California)




5 ft 7½ in or 171.5 cm


56 kg or 123.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Emily has dated –

  1. (1997-1999)
  2. Alessandro Nivola (2000-Present) – Emily married her Love’s Labour’s Lost co-star Alessandro Nivola on January 3, 2003. Their son Samuel John Nivola was born on September 26, 2003, and daughter May Rose Nivola on January 15, 2010.

Race / Ethnicity


She has English ancestry.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Husky voice

Brand Endorsements

Emily has endorsed –

  • Immigrant Justice Corps
  • Métier
  • Amanda Lacey Skincare
  • Grenson Shoes
  • L.K. Bennett



Emily Mortimer Favorite Things

  • TV Show – Search Party
  • Author – Charles Dickens
  • Podcast – S-Town
  • Books – Limonov by Emmanuel Carrere, Notes From Underground by Fyodor Dostoevsky, Edie by Jean Stein, Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë, Great Expectations by Charles Dickens, State of Wonder by Ann Patchett, The Amazing Bone by William Steig, Hons and Rebels by Jessica Mitford, Lectures on Russian Literature by Vladimir Nabokov, The Girls of Slender Means by Muriel Spark
  • Movies – Calamity Jane (1953), Saturday Night Fever (1977), The Big Lebowski (1998)
  • Newsroom Films – Network (1976), Broadcast News (1987), It Happened One Night (1934), His Girl Friday (1940)
  • Designers – Alberta Ferretti, Agnès B.
  • Song To Sing – Honky Tonk Women by The Rolling Stones
  • Role Of Herself – Elizabeth Marks in Lovely and Amazing
  • Item At Home – A picture of the Rolling Stones performing on stage in 1969
  • Hotels – Babylonstoren in South Africa, Coqui Coqui Coba in Mexico, La Colombe d’Or in France, Su Gologone in Italy

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Emily Mortimer Facts

  1. Fellow actress was her classmate at St Paul’s Girls’ School.
  2. Apart from English, Emily is also fluent in Russian.
  3. Her dad John Mortimer had fathered a son with actress Wendy Craig during their brief affair in 1961. Emily’s family found out about the secret love child, Ross Bentley, only in 2004.

Featured Image by Carlos Delgado / / CC BY-SA 4.0


Facts of Emily Mortimer

  • full nameEmily Mortimer
  • Date of Birth December 01, 1971
  • Age 50 years 0 months
  • Horoscope Sagittarius
  • Lucky Number 4
  • Lucky Stone Turquoise
  • Lucky Color Orange
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo, Aquarius
  • weight56 kg
  • height5 ft 7½ in

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