Emily Hampshire

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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.


mother! (2017)
Borealis (2016)
The Returned (2014)
All the Wrong Reasons (2013)
My Awkward Sexual Adventure (2013)
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)