Emily Lloyd Biography
Even as a teenager Emily Lloyd was already serious about acting. At the age of fifteen she attended the Italia Conti School. Form the famed school she was spotted by director David Leland. He offered her a role in the move Wish You Were Here. Emily Lloyd was given the lead role in the film based on the memoirs of Cynthia Payne, one of Britishs madams. In the movie Emilys sister was given the chance to play a minor role.
The film was a big hit and Emily Lloyd found herself in the limelight. The film was nominated at the 1987 Cannes Film Festival. As for Emily Lloyd, she was given the Evening Standard Award, was nominated at the BAFTA and was won the Award of the National Society of Film Critics for 1987.
The following year, Emily Lloyd was seen in Susan Seidelmans Cookie. She played the daughter of mafia don played by Peter Flack. Her other co-stars were Jerry Lewis and Dianne Weist. That same year, she also appeared in the Norman Jewison flick In Country, an adaptation if the novel by Bobbie Ann Mason.
Emily Lloyds next movie was Chicago Joe and the Showgirl by Bernard Rose. The film, an adaptation from George Orwells Decline of the English Murder, was written by David Yallop. The movie was about the infamous Cleft chin murders in London. She played opposite actor Kiefer Sutherland.
Then in 1992 Emily Lloyd was seen in the critically and commercially acclaimed movie by Robert Redford, A River Runs Through It. She played opposite Brad Pitt, Tom Skerrit and Craig Sheffer. Emily played the role of Jessie Burns.
In 1997 Emily Lloyd was seen in the movie by Michael Winterbottom, Welcome to Sarajevo. Her role was praised by the critics. This was followed by another critically acclaimed performance in 2002, The Honeytrap. Emily Lloyd played opposite Valerie Edmond, Stuart Mc Quarrie and Anthony Green for this film.
In 2003 Emily returned to stage. She played Ophelia in the Shakespeare Festival for its production of Hamlet. In 2004 she landed a role in Denial.