Emily Hampshire is a Canadian actress best known for her roles as Angelina in the 1998 romantic comedy Boy Meets Girl, Vivienne in the 2006 film Snow Cake, Jennifer Goines in the Syfy drama series 12 Monkeys, and Stevie Budd in the CBC comedy series Schitt's Creek.
Hampshire was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, in 1979. She began acting at a young age and moved to Toronto to pursue her career at the age of 16. She has appeared in a variety of film and television projects, including the films It's a Boy/Girl Thing, The Trotsky, and Cosmopolis, as well as the television series This Space For Rent, Carl², Northern Town, and Good Neighbours.
Hampshire's work has been recognized by the Canadian Academy of Cinema and Television with three Genie Award nominations and a Gemini Award. She was also awarded the Birks Canadian Diamond Award at the 2012 Cannes International Film Festival.
In recent years, Hampshire has gained international recognition for her role as Stevie Budd on Schitt's Creek. The show was a critical and commercial success, and Hampshire's performance was widely praised. She won a Canadian Screen Award for Best Lead Performance in a Web Program or Series for her work on the show in 2017.