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Emma Watson

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Emma Watson in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson (born April 15, 1990 in Oxfordshire, England) is a British actress who plays Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter film series.

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Personal life

She was given the name, Emma, after her paternal grandmother. Her parents Jaqueline Watson and Chris Watson, who are both lawyers, are now divorced. She has a younger brother, Alex, who was born in 1993. Outside of acting, she enjoys hockey, tennis,singing and rounders. She is not related to actress Emily Watson.

Career

She had begun showing interest in acting as soon as she entered school and began to participate in several plays (including Arthur the Young Years, where she played Morgan Le Faye), The Daisy Pratt Poetry contest (in which she won first place), and even on a video production they made. However, she had no professional acting experience prior to her being cast as Hermione.

Awards and Honours

As a result of her critically acclaimed performance in The Chamber of Secrets, on 14 January 2003, she won the award for "Best Performance by a Youth in a Lead or Supporting Role - Female" in the Phoenix Film Critics Awards. Her performance in The Prisoner of Azkaban was also well-received, but had an additional effect – it propelled her to #8 on the Lycos Top 50, and she is the only "Potter Star" to have appeared on that list.

Trivia

  • A myth that she is known to her family as "Emma Watson (II)" came about through her being included in the Internet Movie Database under that name. The Roman numeral simply indicates that she was the second actress named Emma Watson in their database.
  • Height: 5'3{as of early 2005}
  • Is of British and Turkish heritage.
  • Lived for 4 years in France as her parents were working there.
  • Her brother,Alex,was born in France.
  • Hates vegetables and loves chocolate.
  • Languages:English
  • Has naturally brown hair.

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External links

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