Emma Walton Hamilton
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|Born||Emma Katherine Walton
27 November 1962
London, England, UK
|Other names||Emma Walton-Hamilton (pen name)|
Tony Walton (biological)
Blake Edwards (stepfather)
Emma Walton-Hamilton (born Emma Katherine Walton, 27 November 1962) is an actress and an author of children's books. She currently works as an instructor for the MFA program at Stony Brook Southampton.
Early and personal life
She is the daughter of actress and singer Julie Andrews and set and costume designer Tony Walton. Her godmothers are actress/comedienne Carol Burnett, and prima ballerina, Svetlana Beriosova; her godfather is Vic Oliver. Walton-Hamilton attended UCLA Lab School, according to her mother.
She is married to Steve Hamilton, and the couple have two children: Sam (born 18 October 1996) and Hope (born 17 August 2003).
She has published over 23 books with her mother including The Very Fairy Princess and Dumpy the Dumptruck. In 2011, their Julie Andrews' Collection Of Poems, Songs, And Lullabies won a Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for Children. Her father has illustrated several books written by the mother-daughter duo. Her stepfather was director Blake Edwards, who was married to her mother from 1969 until his death in 2010.
She is the co-founder of Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor, New York. She was the theatre`s Co-Artistic Director and Director of Education and Programming for Young Audiences
|1983||Curse of the Pink Panther||Angry Hooker||As Emma Walton|
|1984||Micki + Maude||Maude's Nurse||As Emma Walton|
|1986||A Fine Mess||First Extra||As Emma Walton|
|That's Life!||Kate Fairchild||As Emma Walton|
|1987||Blind Date||Muggette #1||As Emma Walton|
|1991||Switch||Fur Protestor||As Emma Walton|
|1990||The Bill||Natasha's Sister||As Emma Walton
1 Episode: "Old Friends"
|1995||Great Performances||Herself||As Emma Walton
1 Episode: "Julie Andrews: Back on Broadway"
|2012||Today||Herself - Guest||As Emma Walton
1 Episode: "Episode dated 4 October 2012"
|2007-2012||Rachael Ray||Herself||4 Episodes:
- Thanks to You: Wisdom from Mother to Child - 2007
- Simeon's Gift - 2006
- The Great American Mousical - 2006
- Dumpy's Extra Busy Day - 2006
- Dumpy's Valentine - 2006
- Dumpy's Happy Holiday - 2005
- Dumpy's Hound of Honor - 2005
- Dumpy to the Rescue - 2004
- Dumpy's Apple Shop - 2004
- Dumpy and the Firefighters - 2003
- Dumpy and the Big Storm - 2002
- Dumpy Saves Christmas - 2001
- Dumpy and his Pals - 2001
- Dumpy at School - 2000
- Dumpy and the Dumptruck - 2000
- Three Time #1 Bestseller
- Parents Choice Gold Medal
- Living Now Silver Medal
- IPPY Book Awards Silver Medal
- Grammy Award, Best Spoken Word Album for Children
- Personal Website
- Emma Walton Hamilton at the Internet Movie Database
- Springen, Karen. "How To Keep Kids Turning Pages". Newsweek. Interview retrieved from the "Julie Andrews Biography" page on http://www.julieandrewsonline.com.
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