Emily Booth

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.

Booth was born in Chester, England; her mother is Palestinian.[1] 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.


[edit] 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.


[edit] Personal life
Her favourite films include: Cat People (Nastassja Kinski version), The Company of Wolves, Suspiria, Educating Rita, Jaws, An American Werewolf in London, Faust: Love of the Damned, But I'm a Cheerleader. Booth is also an accomplished kickboxer.

Emily Booth

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