Emily Hampshire Biography

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Born: August 29, 1981


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.

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


Cosmopolis (2012)
Good Neighbours (2010)
The Trotsky (2009)
The Cradle (2007)
It's a Boy Girl Thing (2006)
Snow Cake (2006)
Blood (2004)
Twist (2003)
A Problem with Fear (2003)
Posers (2003)
The Life Before This (1999)
Dead Innocent (1997)
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