There’s something about Emily Blunt that alternatively makes you either want to befriend or bone her; that easy like-ability that’s more brains that just beauty (and the perfect British accent!) As one half of the cutest couple of the planet, Emily Blunt has managed to trascend her natural British-ness and play just about anything well; zany comedy, surreal science fiction and the occasional creature feature.

In under a decade, the actress has managed to put together a pretty intense filmography that spans the classics to the cutting edge, and as she gets ready to don a bodysuit and boots as Ms. Marvel in the next Avengers installment, we bring you up to speed on why you need to take notice of this lady, and fast.