|Years active 1997–present|
Name Emily Booth
|Born 26 April 1976 (age 39) (1976-04-26) Chester, Cheshire, England|
Other names Emily "Bouff" Bouffante
Occupation Actress TV hostess Writer
Education Goldsmiths, University of London
Movies and TV shows Evil Aliens, Cradle of Fear, The Reverend, Doghouse, Bits
Similar People Jake West, Eileen Daly, Alex Chandon, Emily Newton Dunn, Aleks Krotoski
Children Betty Seren Booth-Walters
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Emily Katherine Booth (born 26 April 1976), also known by her stage name Emily "Bouff" Bouffante, is an English actress and television presenter.
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- Early life
- Television appearances
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Booth was born in Chester, Cheshire in 1976 but grew up in Hastings, East Sussex. Her paternal great-grandfather built one of the first cinemas in the UK 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 BA in media and film degree at Goldsmiths College, University of London. While she was a student she earned money busking in the street playing the violin and sang on Eurotrash. Booth once worked in PR for the London-based Salvation Films, has been an avid animal rights campaigner and has some rats as pets.
In 2011 she gave birth to a daughter.
Booth is known for her roles in such cult films as Pervirella, Cradle of Fear, Evil Aliens and the BAFTA nominated short film Inferno. She also appeared in Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez's double header Grindhouse (2007) and in the mock trailer "Don't", by Edgar Wright (director of Shaun of the Dead).
Booth was also the host of several Channel 4 and satellite television shows. She co-presented and co-wrote video game review show Bits for two years. She was a segment presenter on Channel 4 flagship morning show The Big Breakfast, and also presented on the gameshow Banzai for E4. Other shows she worked on include L!VE TV's Blue Review, paintball challenge show Mission: Paintball, Threesome and Demolition.
Booth has presented several television programmes related to cult films, including OUT There on five and Shock Movie Massacre on Bravo.
Booth is a presenter on Eat Cinema, interviewing A-list Hollywood stars on The Buzz and hosting 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. She presents The Match on the XLeague.tvchannel. In 2007, she joined Zone Horror where she works as a presenter and continuity announcer. In 2007, Booth became the face of the Horror Channel, and hosted a monthly highlights show, Horror Bites.
Booth was among the guests at the 2009 Festival of Fantastic Films in Manchester and announced the results of the Delta Film Award. She co-hosted the Frighten Brighton Classic Horror Film Festival in Brighton in August 2012.