Day in the Life: Emily Mortimer

She plays a type-A producer on the new HBO show The Newsroom. But off set, at home in Brooklyn, the British actress enjoys taking things a little slower.

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    I wake up early. At 6:30 a.m., I'm at my most optimistic. While my husband [actor Alessandro Nivola] and two kids, Sam, 8, and May, 2, are still sleeping, I steal downstairs and ring England to talk to my mom, sister, or best girlfriend.

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