Birth Name: Emily Blunt
Birth Place: London, England, GB
Born on Feb. 23, 1983 in London, England, Emily Blunt was one of four children to her father, Oliver, a barrister, and her mother, Joanna, a teacher who once enjoyed an acting career on stage and television before having a family. While growing up, Blunt excelled at singing, playing cello and horseback riding, but had not considered following in her mother's acting footsteps because she, herself, struggled with a stutter. Blunt eventually overcame the hurdle with speech therapy, which included learning to adopt different accents and voices. Unbeknownst to her at the time, the vocal exercises were her introduction to character interpretation. When she was 16, Blunt attended the performing art...
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