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Born in Hammersmith, London, England, UK
Birth NameEmerald Lilly Fennell

Mini Bio (1)

Emerald Fennell was born on October 1, 1985 in Hammersmith, London, England as Emerald Lilly Fennell. She is an actress and writer, known for Promising Young Woman (2020), The Crown (2016) and Killing Eve (2018). She is married to Chris Vernon. They have one child.

Spouse (1)

Chris Vernon (? - present) (1 child)

Trivia (9)

Older sister of Coco Poppy Fennell (b. June 1988), a fashion designer.
Daughter of Alister Theodore "Theo" (b. 1951), born in Egypt, and Emma Shirley Louise (née MacGregor) Fennell (b. 1957), born in Hampshire.
Maternal granddaughter of Alasdair (1930-2010) and Jenifer (née Tod) MacGregor (1932-2017), and paternal granddaughter of Beryl Ruth (Verity) and Major Alister Ivor Fennell.
Graduated from Oxford.
When she was seven she told her parents when she grew up she wanted to write stories about murder and to live in America.
Gave birth to her first child at age 33, a son, in May 2019.
Was eight months pregnant with her son when she completed filming Promising Young Woman (2020).
Returned to work three months after giving birth to her son to begin filming season 4 of The Crown (2016).
Directed 1 actor to an Oscar nomination: Carey Mulligan, who was nominated for Promising Young Woman (2020).

Personal Quotes (2)

[on her role in Call the Midwife (2012)] I feel, possibly delusionally, that I could deliver a baby in real life. Although, of course, I would have no idea what I was doing and I would be a danger to society.
[on Promising Young Woman (2020)] How dedicated and brilliant every single person was who came on board, and they all did it because they believed in it. It was a low-budget, 23-day shoot with a first-time director. Their hard work has been rewarded. I'm especially so proud of Carey Carey Mulligan, who is truly the best person in the world. She is the film.

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