Jemima Rooper is an English actress. Her acting career started in the early 1990s. During her beginnings, she had roles in the films The Higher Mortals and Willie’s War. On television, her first main role was as George in The Famous Five. She next acted in the movie Owd Bob. She later had roles in the miniseries Wives and Daughters and The Railway Children. She also joined the main cast of the series As If. From 2004 to 2005, she played Thelma Bates in Hex. She also appeared in the films A Sound of Thunder, Kinky Boots, and The Black Dahlia. Following this, she starred as Emma in the ITV series The Time of Your Life. More recently, she had notable roles in the British shows Fearless and Death in Paradise.