Emma Hunter (actress)
Emma Hunter (born 1984 or 1985) is a Canadian actress and comedian. She is known for her recurring role as Nisha in the sitcom Mr. D, and as co-anchor with Miguel Rivas of the news satire series The Beaverton. She has also appeared in several other productions, including the television series L.A. Complex and Royal Canadian Air Farce, and the independent feature film Mary Goes Round (2018). In 2017, she was featured in the CBC web series How To Buy a Baby.
In 2018, Hunter received three Canadian Screen Award nominations at the 6th Canadian Screen Awards, in the categories of Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Program or Series for Mr. D, Best Ensemble Performance in a Variety or Sketch Comedy Program or Series for The Beaverton, and Best Actress in a Web Program or Series for Save Me. She won the award for Best Actress in a Web Program or Series. She was also co-host of the televised Canadian Screen Awards gala, alongside Jonny Harris.
Awards and nominations
|2018||6th Canadian Screen Awards||Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Program or Series||Mr. D||Nominated|||
|Best Ensemble Performance in a Variety or Sketch Comedy Program or Series||The Beaverton||Nominated|
|Best Actress in a Web Program or Series||Save Me||Won|||
- "Ontario comedian brings a cavalcade of characters to comedy fest debut". Winnipeg Free Press, April 4, 2013.
- "Comedy-news show The Beaverton serves up satire with a straight face". The Globe and Mail, November 8, 2016.
- "Women well represented in Canadian Screen Awards nominations". Victoria Times-Colonist, January 17, 2018.
- "The Amazing Race Canada and Murdoch Mysteries are repeat Golden Screen Award winners". Toronto Star, March 9, 2018.
- "Jonny Harris, Emma Hunter to co-host 2018 Canadian Screen Awards". CBC News, February 13, 2018.
- "2018 TV Nominees". Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television. Retrieved March 12, 2018.
- "Emma Hunter: 2018 Best Actress, Web Program or Series". Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television. Retrieved March 12, 2018.
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