Emily Hampshire biography

The Death and Life of John F. Donovan

Emily Hampshire

Date of Birth: August 29, 1981

Born and raised in Montreal, Quebec, Emily Hampshire is a noteworthy actress in Canadian television and film.

Her acting career began with an appearance in the popular Canadian television series Are You Afraid of the Dark? when she was a teen. Soon after she starred in the Canadian horror film Dead Innocent. Throughout her career she has appeared in a number of television series such as Doc and Twice in a Lifetime, as well as a recurring role in the show Made in Canada, for which she shared a Gemini Award for Best Ensemble Performance in a Comedy Program or Series.

Emily appeared in a number of television movies and dabbled in voice acting before breaking into feature films. Although she appeared in films such as Snow Cake (for which she received a Genie award nomination) and It's a Boy Girl Thing , her appearance in Cosmopolis opposite Robert Pattinson has gained her the most attention to date, sharing a Birks Canadian Diamond award at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival with their co-star Sarah Gadon.

For her regular role as Steve Budd on the CBC sitcom Schitt's Creek, Emily won a Canadian Screen Award in 2018.

Emily, who is married to Matt Smith, resides in Los Angeles.

Emily Hampshire Filmography


The Death and Life of John F. Donovan

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  123 min.
In theatres: August 23, 2019 (limited)

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Cast: Kit Harington, Natalie Portman, Jacob Tremblay, Susan Sarandon, Kathy Bates, Thandie Newton, Ben Schnetzer, Amara Karan, Chris Zylka, Jared Keeso, Emily Hampshire, Sarah Gadon, Michael Gambon