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EMILY MORTIMER's many film credits include Nicole Holofcener's LOVELY & AMAZING, a breakout role that brought Mortimer great critical acclaim and a 2003 Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Actress. Mortimer has been featured in a wide range of recent films, including: Martin Scorsese's box office hit, SHUTTER ISLAND; the comedy CITY ISLAND; the crime drama HARRY BROWN; Brad Anderson's thriller TRANSSIBERIAN; and THE PINK PANTHER and THE PINK PANTHER 2. Other recent films include LARS AND THE REAL GIRL; David Mamet's REDBELT; Woody Allen's MATCH POINT; Shona Auerbach's DEAR FRANKIE; David Mackenzie's YOUNG ADAM; Stephen Fry's BRIGHT YOUNG THINGS; Kenneth Branagh's LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST; and Shekhar Kapur's award-winning ELIZABETH.

Mortimer also voiced the character of young Sophie in Walt Disney Studios' English language version of HOWL'S MOVING CASTLE, directed by the renowned Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki, and most recently the voice of Holly Shiftwell in Pixar's CARS 2. In addition to her several film projects, Mortimer has also guest-starred in a range of television series, and had a recurring role as a love interest for Alec Baldwin's character, during the 2007 season of the hit NBC series "30 Rock.”

On stage, her credits include Jez Butterworth's "Parlour Song”; Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice” and "The Lights” on London's West End. She also appeared in Eric Idle's new play, "What About Dick?: A Film for Radio,” in the 2007 tryout run in Los Angeles.

The daughter of famed writer Sir John Mortimer and Penelope Glossop, she studied English and Russian at Oxford University. She is married to actor Alessandro Nivola, and they have two children.

Among her upcoming projects are Martin Scorsese's HUGO and Aaron Sorkin's new drama for HBO, MORE AS THE STORY DEVELOPS.

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