Oliver Simon Peter Blunt: Everything About Emily Blunt’s Father?

Oliver Simon Peter Blunt
Emily Blunt and her father Oliver Simon Peter Blunt

Who is Oliver Simon Peter Blunt?

Oliver Simon Peter Blunt is a Barrister and also the father of Emily Blunt. Oliver Simon Peter Blunt’s daughter is a famous Hollywood actress. She is known for movies including the comedy-drama film The Devil Wears Prada,  Mary Poppins Returns, and  A Quiet Place. For incredible performances in her movies, She has received many accolades, including a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award, in addition to nominations for three British Academy Film Awards.

Oliver Simon Peter Blunt: Bio Summary

Full NameOliver Simon Peter Blunt
famous asBarrister and father of Emily Blunt
Age67 years old as of 2023
Date of birthMarch 8, 1951
Place of BirthGermany
Zodiac signPisces
Children Felicity Blunt, Emily Blunt, 
Susannah BluntSebastian Blunt
Spouse Joanna Mackie

Emily Blunt’s father is an English Barrister

Oliver Simon Peter Blunt is popular as an English Barrister and also the father of  A Quiet Place actress Emily Blunt. He was called to the bar on November 1974 according to Barstandardsboard. His primary practice address is Furnival Chambers, 32 Furnival Street, LONDON, EC4A 1JQ, United Kingdom. Emily Blunt’s father is a Queen’s Counsel- (a lawyer who is typically a senior trial lawyer).

He was born on March 8, 1951. As of 2023, he is 67 years old. Oliver Blunt attended the University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom, and Bedford School, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Oliver Blunt’s father was a British Army officer

Oliver Blunt’s father Major-General Peter John Blunt was a British Army officer and businessman. He was also a director of Associated Newspapers. During the Second World War, his father served also in the Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry. Oliver Blunt’s father married his mother Adrienne Blunt (née Richardson). His mother was the daughter of General T. W. Richardson. Oliver Blunt has two siblings. Oliver’s father passed away on 8 August 2003 at the age of 80 in London.

His brother is a politician

Oliver Blunt’s brother Crispin Blunt is a British politician. According to his Wikipedia, He is a member of the Conservative Party and has served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Reigate since 1997. Oliver’s brother was also the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Prisons and Youth Justice within the Ministry of Justice. He served in this position from 2010 to 2012 and was also the Chair of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee from 2015 until 2017.

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Oliver Simon Peter Blunt’s brother, Crispin was deselected by the Constituency Executive Council, with speculation that this was due to his public announcement that he was gay in 2013. However, after a ballot of party members in Reigate, the decision was overturned and he was reselected as the Conservative candidate for the 2015 general election.

Oliver Blunt and his family

Oliver Simon Peter Blunt’s wife is an actress

Oliver Simon Peter Blunt is married to a former actress and teacher Joanna Mackie. The couple got married in 1979 and are still together after decades. His wife has starred in many movies but she is not successful like their daughter Emily. According to her IMDB account, she is known for Lillie (1978), Fighting Back (1986), and Grange Hill (1978). The couple has four children including Emily. The other three are  Felicity Blunt, Susannah Blunt, and Sebastian Blunt.

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Oliver Blunt’s daughter had difficulties with stuttering.

Blunt’s daughter Emily from age seven to 14 had difficulties with stuttering. She credits a school teacher for helping her manage the stutter through acting. In November 2008, Emily began dating American actor John Krasinski. The two movie stars reside in the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood of New York City and have two daughters, one born in 2014 and the other in 2016, making Oliver Blunt a grandfather.

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