English actress Emily Mortimer discusses motherhood

English actress Emily Mortimer, 36, who’s best known from Woody Allen’s Matchpoint, discusses the change in her life, following the birth of son Samuel, 4.

I love my kid. He’s amazing. I thought what being a mother was going to be about was about seeing yourself in your child and feeling depressed about it. Actually, this creature comes along and they’re absolutely nothing like you. He might as well have been delivered by a stork. I’m allowed to marvel at him and be nothing but proud and feel very boastful every day.

Sam’s father, Face/Off actor Alessandro Nivola, 35, finds praise in his role as a father.

He’s brilliant. He’s extremely patient and funny and gets him to school on time, which is more than I can say for myself. He’s brilliant. I feel smart that I chose the right guy.

Emily and Alessandro met on the set of Love’s Labour Lost in 2000 and celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary yesterday.

Source: OK! Magazine

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