Hampshire in September 2012
|Born||1981/1982 (age 37–38)|
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
|Spouse(s)||Matthew Smith (m. 2006; divorced)|
Emily Hampshire (born 1981/1982) is a Canadian actress. Her best known roles include Angelina in the 1998 romantic comedy Boy Meets Girl, Vivienne in the 2006 film Snow Cake, Jennifer Goines in the Syfy drama series 12 Monkeys (2015–2018), and Stevie Budd in the CBC comedy series Schitt's Creek (2015–2020).
Hampshire was born c. 1981/1982 in Montreal. She became interested in acting at age 11 after attending a performance of Les Miserables with her mother. Her interests were solidified by the vice principal of her all girls Catholic school, who praised her performance during a school theatre production. At age 16, Hampshire moved to Toronto to pursue roles in TV and film. She was accepted into the American Academy of Dramatic Arts shortly after high school but never attended, as it conflicted with a film opportunity.
Hampshire has been professionally active in the Canadian film and television industry since 1996. She has starred in the Canadian series This Space For Rent, Carl², and Northern Town. She played Margaret in The Life Before This, a feature film directed by Jerry Ciccoritti, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 1999.
In 2006, starred alongside Kevin Zegers and Samaire Armstrong in the 2006 romantic comedy It's a Boy/Girl Thing, in which she played the character Chanel. In 2009, she appeared in The Trotsky as Leon Trotsky's love interest Alexandra. In 2010, she starred in the Canadian indie film, Good Neighbours. Hampshire has also done voice-acting, voicing the character Misery on the animated series Ruby Gloom, Diana Barry in Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series, Chloe Crashman in Carl Squared, Starr in 6Teen, and Alyson Malitski in Braceface.
On 23 May 2012, in Cannes, France, Hampshire and fellow actress Sarah Gadon were presented with the first Birks Canadian Diamond award during Telefilm Canada's inaugural Tribute To Canadian Talent press event and reception. Also in 2012, Hampshire starred in David Cronenberg's Cosmopolis as Jane Melman, and co-starred in Sean Garrity's comedy film My Awkward Sexual Adventure, for which she received positive critical notice. The same year she was cast in the futuristic-zombie film The Returned.
In 2014, Hampshire was cast in the Syfy series 12 Monkeys in the recurring role of Jennifer Goines, a reimagined version of Brad Pitt's character from the film on which the series is based; in 2015, she was upped to a series regular for the show's second season. From 2015 to 2020, she played Stevie Budd in the CBC television series Schitt's Creek.
In 2006, Hampshire married Matthew Smith, a former soccer player turned agent-in-training at the William Morris talent agency. Hampshire and Smith divorced shortly before she was cast in Schitt's Creek in 2014. In September 2018, it was confirmed that Hampshire was in a relationship with singer-songwriter Teddy Geiger; they became engaged in November 2018. The couple ended their engagement on June 10, 2019.
|1998||Boy Meets Girl||Angelina Milleflores|
|1999||The Life Before This||Margaret|
|2003||A Problem with Fear||Dot|
|2006||Snow Cake||Vivienne Freeman|
|2006||It's a Boy Girl Thing||Chanel|
|2009||The Trotsky||Alexandra Leith|
|2012||My Awkward Sexual Adventure||Julia Bowe|
|2013||All the Wrong Reasons||Nicole|||
|2018||The Death and Life of John F. Donovan||Amy Bosworth|
|1994||Are You Afraid of the Dark?||Sandy Campbell||Episode: "The Tale of Cutter's Treasure: Part 1"|
|1996||Are You Afraid of the Dark?||Heather||Episode: "The Tale of the Vacant Lot"|
|1997||The Last Don||Young Rose Marie||Television miniseries|
|1997||Every 9 Seconds||Missy||Television film|
|1997||Earth: Final Conflict||Julie Payton||Episode: "Miracle"|
|1998–2001||Made in Canada||Siobhan Roy||Recurring role (seasons 1–3), 15 episodes|
|1999||Seasons of Love||Adult Charlotte||Television film|
|1999||Love Letters||Gretchen Lascelles||Television film|
|1999||Happy Face Murders||Tracy Billings||Television film|
|1999||Mythic Warriors||2nd Village Girl||Voice role; episode: "Phaeton: The Chariot of Fire"|
|2000–2001||Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series||Diana Barry||Main voice role|
|2000||Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal||Abby Butler||Episode: "Tyler/Tim"|
|2000||Twice in a Lifetime||Young Blair Wilson||Episode: "Party Girls"|
|2000||La Femme Nikita||Satin Tate||Episode: "Sleeping with the Enemy"|
|2000||The Ride||Adeline Kelly||Television film|
|2001||Doc||N/A||Episode: "You Gotta Have Heart"|
|2001||The Associates||Sarah Arrigo||Episode: "Care & Control"|
|2001–2004||Braceface||Alyson||Main voice role|
|2001||MythQuest||Contessa||Episode: "The Doppelganger"|
|2002||Chasing Cain: Face||Holly||Television film|
|2002||Mutant X||Charlotte Cooke||Episode "Altered Ego"|
|2002||A Nero Wolfe Mystery||Carol Annis||Episode: "Poison à la Carte"|
|2002||The Eleventh Hour||Amy Kimball / Meredith||Episode: "Tree Hugger"|
|2003||Foolish Girl||Goth Girl||TV series|
|2003||The Atwood Stories||Christine Anderson||Episode: "The Man from Mars"|
|2003||Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Kids||Katie||Voice role; Television film|
|2004||This Is Wonderland||Marsha Flutie||Episode 1.5|
|2004||Puppets Who Kill||Sister Selma||Episode: "Prostitutes for Jesus"|
|2004||Atomic Betty||Megan||Voice role; episode: "The Doppelganger/Cosmic Cake"|
|2004||6teen||Starr||Voice role; episode: "The Five Finger Discount"|
|2004–2005||Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Friends||Katie Katydid||Voice role; 3 episodes|
|2005–2006||Carl²||Chloe Crashman||Recurring voice role; 14 episodes|
|2006||6teen||Starr||Episode: "Lights Out"|
|2006||Northern Town||Amanda||TV series|
|2006–2007||Ruby Gloom||Misery||Main voice role|
|2007||This Space for Rent||Iona Goldenthal||Episode: "Stain'd"|
|2011||Republic of Doyle||Tricia||Episode: "Something Old, Something New"|
|2012||Hitched for the Holidays||Julie||Television film (Hallmark)|
|2013||Rookie Blue||Celery||Recurring role, 4 episodes|
|2015||Man Seeking Woman||Krystal||Episode: "Pitbull"|
|2015–2018||12 Monkeys||Jennifer Goines||Recurring role (season 1); main role (seasons 2–4)|
|2015–2020||Schitt's Creek||Stevie Budd||Main role|
|2016||Houdini & Doyle||Madame Korzha||Episode: "The Curse of Korzha"|
|2019||Save Me||Sasha||Web series; episodes: "Bar is Low", "Boyfriend Material"|
- Command & Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight (2010), as Lillian Parker
Awards and nominations
|2001||Gemini Awards||Best Ensemble Performance in a Comedy Program or Series||Made in Canada||Won|||
|2003||Genie Awards||Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role||A Problem with Fear||Nominated|||
|2004||Genie Awards||Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role||Blood||Nominated|||
|2006||Genie Awards||Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role||Snow Cake||Nominated|||
|2008||Gemini Awards||Best Individual or Ensemble Performance in an Animated Program or Series||Ruby Gloom||Nominated|||
|2012||Canadian Diamond Awards||Tribute to Canadian Talent||Various||Won|||
|2013||Canadian Comedy Awards||Best Female Performance in a Feature||My Awkward Sexual Adventure||Won|||
|2015||Golden Maple Awards||Newcomer of the year in a TV series broadcasted in the U.S.||12 Monkeys
|2016||Canadian Screen Awards||Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role or Guest Role in a Comedic Series||Schitt’s Creek||Won|||
|Golden Maple Awards||Best actress in a TV series broadcast in the U.S.||12 Monkeys
|2017||Canadian Screen Awards||Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role or Guest Role in a Comedic Series||Schitt’s Creek||Won|||
|2018||Canadian Screen Awards||Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role or Guest Role in a Comedic Series||Schitt’s Creek||Won|||
|2019||Canadian Screen Awards||Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role or Guest Role in a Comedic Series||Schitt’s Creek||Won|||
|2019||Screen Actors Guild Awards||Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series||Schitt's Creek||Nominated|||
|2020||Canadian Screen Awards||Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role or Guest Role in a Comedic Series||Schitt’s Creek||Won|||
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