Celebrity speaker for hire Emily Blunt is a British actress known for roles in such films as ‘The Devil Wears Prada,’ ‘Edge of Tomorrow,’ ‘Into the Woods’ and ‘A Quiet Place.’ She is the recipient of many awards, including a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award, and has been nominated for two British Academy Film Awards.
At age 18, Blunt made her debut on the London stage opposite Dame Judi Dench in The Royal Family. For her work, she was named best newcomer by The Evening Standard. British TV would soon come calling, and Blunt appeared on television shows as Foyle’s War and Agatha Christie: Poirot and landed a recurring role in the miniseries Empire. She also found her acting footing in TV movies such as Henry VIII (2003) and The Strange Case of Sherlock Holmes & Arthur Conan Doyle (2005). Blunt made her debut to the big screen during this period, making an impression in My Summer of Love (2004), in which she played a character who had a summer fling with another woman. Her portrayal received praise, and her next big break was just around the corner.
Imagine appearing in one of your first films alongside none other than Meryl Streep and still having your performance commended as a breakthrough? Motivational speaker for hire Emily Blunt may actually be the only actress to have had that unique honor when she hit the screens as Miranda Priestly’s (Meryl Streep) co-assistant and Andy’s (Anne Hathaway) work frenemy Emily Charlton in The Devil Wears Prada for her distinguished performance. In 2006, Blunt co-starred in the film and she was nominated for a Best Supporting Actress at the Golden Globes. In addition, she received a Globe for her work in the TV movie Gideon’s Daughter. Prada also earned celebrity speaker Emily Blunt a BAFTA nomination for its Rising Star award, and it marked the beginning of the end of her life on the small screen.
In 2016 Blunt received marquee recognition for her role as a glamorous queen in The Huntsman: Winter’s War opposite Charlize Theron. Later that year Blunt starred as an alcoholic divorcée who may have committed murder in The Girl on the Train, an adaptation of Pamela Hawkins’s best-selling book. She also did voice work for the animated comedies My Little Pony: The Movie, which was based on the popular TV series, and Animal Crackers (both 2017). Blunt continued to show her range when she starred in the horror movie A Quiet Place (2018), about a young family attempting to survive in a world that has been invaded by monsters that kill at any sound. Her husband, John Krasinski, whom she married in 2010, co-starred in and directed the film. In Mary Poppins Returns (2018) Blunt took on the mantle of the onymous nanny, accumulating reviews that declared her performance “practically perfect in every way.”
Inspirational speaker for hire Emily Blunt struggled with stuttering from the ages of 7 to 14, with the problem being at its worst when she was 12. Blunt hasn’t forgotten her struggle with stuttering and is currently on the board for the American Institute for Stuttering. Blunt has been an outspoken advocate of education for young women. In April 2018 she spoke at Variety’s “Power of Women” event about her inspiring story: “There are over 130 million girls missing out on an education because they have to work or they are married by the age of 12…. If women are given a voice they use it. When they are handed the purse strings, the communities thrive.” Blunt also uses her celebrity as a platform to raise money for the Malala Fund, the non-profit founded by education activist Malala Yousafzai.