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26 April 1976 |
Chester, Cheshire, England
|Other names||Emily "Bouff" Bouffante|
Booth was born in Chester, Cheshire in 1976 but grew up in Hastings, East Sussex. Her paternal great-grandfather built one of the first cinemas in the UK in Cornwall. It is now a garage, but still has a plaque on the wall marking its significance. Booth studied for 3 A levels and a BA in media and film degree at Goldsmiths College, University of London. While she was a student she earned money busking in the street playing the violin and sang on Eurotrash. She once worked in PR for the London-based Salvation Films. She used to be an avid animal rights campaigner and has some rats as pets.
In 2011 she gave birth to her first child, Betty Seren Booth-Walters.
Booth is known for her roles in such cult films as Pervirella, Cradle of Fear, Evil Aliens and the BAFTA nominated short film Inferno. She also appeared in Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez's double header Grindhouse (2007) and in the mock trailer "Don't", by Edgar Wright (director of Shaun of the Dead).
Booth was also the host of several Channel 4 and satellite television shows. She co-presented and co-wrote video game review show Bits for two years. She was a segment presenter on Channel 4 flagship morning show The Big Breakfast, and also presented on the gameshow Banzai for E4. Other shows she worked on include L!VE TV's Blue Review, paintball challenge show Mission: Paintball, Threesome and Demolition.
Emily is a presenter on Eat Cinema, interviewing A-list Hollywood stars on The Buzz and hosting her own show First Night Bites. She also hosted the now defunct Quiz Night Live, a premium rate call-in quiz show, shown on satellite/Freeview channel Ftn. She presents The Match on the XLeague.tvchannel. In 2007 she joined Zone Horror where she works as a presenter and continuity announcer.
She also hosted GoreZone Magazine's Weekend of Horror and is the official poster girl for the magazine. GoreZone Magazine will launch a DVD cover mount starring Emily Booth each month from December 2009.
Emily is a supporter of the Classic Horror Campaign along with other horror actors and celebrities which is campaigning to bring back BBC2's Saturday night horror double bill seasons, popular on British television in the 1970s, '80s and '90s.
Since 2007 Emily has been the face of the Horror Channel. She also hosts a monthly highlights show titled 'Horror Bites.'
She also co-hosted the Frighten Brighton Classic Horror Film Festival in Brighton in August 2012.
|2012||Three's a Shroud||Segment "Over Developed" |
|Terror Toons 3||Nurse Stanley|
|2007||Grindhouse||faux trailer segment Don't|
|2005||Evil Aliens||Michelle Fox|
|2003||Spiderbabe||Fly Girl||scenes deleted|
|2002||Fallen Angels||Sally Munro||uncredited|
|Arthur's Amazing Things||Denise Clarington-Semi-Skimmed||Short film|
|Cradle of Fear||Mel||as Emily Bouffante|
|Sacred Flesh||Williams girl|
|1998||Witchcraft X: Mistress of the Craft||Linnaca||as Emily Bouffante|
|Event Horizon||Girl on monitor screen|||
- Forgot About The Drive-By: The Montell Jordan Story (2011) – presenter
- videoGaiden (2008)
- Bits (1999–2001) – writer and presenter
- The Big Breakfast: August 2001 – presenter
- outTHERE: season three – presenter (Eden)
- Shock Movie Massacre – presenter
- Blue Review – presenter
- Threesome – Eve
- Mission Paintball (2001–2002) – presenter
- Demolition (2002) – presenter
- Eat Cinema channel – presenter
- The Great Big British Quiz – presenter
- Quiz Night Live – presenter
- Make Your Play – presenter
- The Match – presenter
- Interesting Facts about Emily Booth
- "Zone Horror Press Release" (PDF).
- Festival of Fantastic Films website
- "Emily Booth interview". MJSimpson.co.uk. 1997. Retrieved 3 August 2009.