Emily Mortimer was born on December 1, 1971, in London, England. She was the daughter of Sir John Mortimer QC, who was a lawyer and dramatist. She took her studies from St Paul’s Girls School. After completing her studies from St. Paul’s, she moved on to Lincoln College, Oxford, where she read Russian and performed in several plays.
Professional Career- While studying from Oxford University, Emily performed in several plays and received appreciation. She did promising roles in 1999, she played three roles that raised her profile outside the UK: She was the ill-fated “Perfect Girl” dropped by Hugh Grant in “Notting Hill” and appeared as Esther in the American TV mini-series “Noah’s Ark” and was Angelina, the star of the film-within-a-film, in the upscale slasher flick “Scream 3”.