Emily Hampshire, a proven talent from Montreal, Quebec, has been gracing both the small and big screens since the late 1990s. Best known for her role in the CBC comedy series Schitt's Creek, Hampshire's versatile career spans from voice acting to horror movies.
From Rom-Coms to Syfy: Emily’s Filmography
In her early career, Hampshire starred in a number of Canadian and American productions, such as the 1998 romantic comedy Boy Meets Girl and the Syfy drama series 12 Monkeys. Her ability to transition between different genres and mediums is a testament to her artistic versatility.
Voicing Animated Characters
Adding another feather to her cap, Hampshire has lent her voice to characters in animated series like Braceface and Ruby Gloom. A nod to her talent, her voice has been instrumental in bringing numerous animated characters to life.
Her most recent work comprises the horror movie Appendage, now available for streaming on Hulu. In 2023, she also appeared in an episode of Celebrity Jeopardy, showcasing her diverse portfolio.
Personal Life and Relationships
While maintaining a successful career, Hampshire has also had her share of personal relationships. Her first public relationship was with a future Hollywood agent, Smith. After nearly a decade of being hitched, the couple divorced in January 2015, just before Hampshire's audition for Schitt's Creek.
A Chapter with Teddy Geiger
Later in 2018, Hampshire announced that she was dating Teddy Geiger, a singer-songwriter who publicly came out as a trans woman in 2017. The couple was engaged in November 2018, but by June 10, 2019, they had called off their engagement.
Emily’s Reflections on Relationships
In a 2021 interview, Hampshire opened up about how her past breakups significantly influenced her personal growth. She mentioned that the therapy she pursued post-breakup helped shape her into the individual she is now. She shared that she might avoid relationships in the future to steer clear of heartbreak.