Emily Booth


Emily Booth

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Emily Katherine Booth (born April 26, 1976), also known by her stage name Emily "Bouff" Bouffante, is an English actress and television presenter, in particular fronting shows on video gaming.

Biography

Early life

Booth was born in Chester, England; her mother is Palestinian. [ [http://www.bouff.tv/bouffante.php Emily Booth Interviews ] ] Her paternal great grandfather built one of the first cinemas in England in Cornwall. It is now a garage, but still has a plaque on the wall marking its significance. Booth studied for 3 A levels and a media and film degree at Goldsmiths College, University of London. She once worked in PR for the London based Salvation Films. She used to be an avid animal rights campaigner and earned money busking in the street playing the violin.

Career

Booth is known for her roles in such cult films as "Pervirella", "Cradle of Fear", "Evil Aliens" and "Inferno". She was also the host of several Channel 4 and satellite television shows, including L!ve TV's "Blue Review", "BITS", "Mission: Paintball", "Demolition" and "The Big Breakfast". She has presented several television programs related to cult films, including "OUTThere" on five and "Shock Movie Massacre" on "Bravo".

She is currently one of the presenters on Eat Cinema where she interviews A-list Hollywood stars on "The Buzz" and hosts her own show "First Night Bites". She also hosted the now defunct "Quiz Night Live", a premium rate call-in quiz show, shown on satellite/Freeview channel Ftn. Most recently, she has joined the presenter line up on XLeague.tv

She has been announced as one of the guest speakers at the 2008 Festival of Fantastic Films in Manchester.

Personal life

Her favourite films include: "Cat People" (Nastassja Kinski version), "The Company of Wolves", "Suspiria", "Educating Rita", "Jaws", "An American Werewolf in London", "", "But I'm a Cheerleader". Booth is also an accomplished kickboxer.

elected filmography

Films

*"Event Horizon" (1997) - Girl on monitor screen
*"Pervirella" (1997) - Pervirella
*"Witchcraft X: Mistress of the Craft" (1998) - Linnaca (as Emily Bouffante)
*"Sacred Flesh" (2001) - Williams girl
*"Cradle of Fear" (2001) - Mel (as Emily Bouffante)
*"Inferno" (2001) - Laura
*"Arthur's Amazing Things" (short film, 2002) - Denise Clarington-Semi-Skimmed
*"Fallen Angels" (2002) - Sally Munro (uncredited)
*"Spiderbabe" (2003) - Fly Girl (scenes deleted)
*"Evil Aliens" (2005) - Michelle Fox
*"Grindhouse" (2007) - (faux trailer segment "Don't Scream")
*"Doghouse (2007) (pre-production)

elected TV appearances

*"videoGaiden" (2008)
*"BITS" (1999-2001) - writer and presenter
*"The Big Breakfast": August 2001 - presenter
*"outTHERE": season three - presenter (Eden)
*"Shock Movie Massacre" - presenter
*"Blue Review" - presenter
*"Threesome" - Eve
*"Mission Paintball" (2001-2002) - presenter
*"Demolition" (2002) - presenter
*"Eat Cinema" channel - presenter
*"The Great Big British Quiz" - presenter
*"Quiz Night Live" - presenter
*"Make Your Play" - presenter
*"The Match" - presenter

Footnotes

External links

* [http://www.bouff.tv Emily Booth official website]
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