[29] Watson was nominated for five awards for her performance in Philosopher's Stone, winning the Young Artist Award for Leading Young Actress. Emma Watson … She landed the role when she was just 10 years old. [56][57][58] The following year, she voiced the character Princess Pea in the animation The Tale of Despereaux, a children's comedy starring Matthew Broderick, with Harry Potter co-star Robbie Coltrane also starring in the film. [141], Watson is single, which she described in 2019 with the self-coined phrase "self-partnered". [74], She also appeared in a music video for One Night Only, after meeting lead singer George Craig at the 2010 Winter/Summer Burberry advertising campaign. Casting agents found Watson through her Oxford theatre teacher, and producers were impressed by her confidence. Each world has more than 20 groups with 5 puzzles each. Lucky You! The Los Angeles Times said Watson and her co-stars had matured between films,[31] while The Times criticised director Chris Columbus for "under-employing" Watson's hugely popular character. The film is based on the real-life Bling Ring robberies, with Watson playing a fictionalised version of Alexis Neiers, a television personality who was one of seven teenagers involved in the robberies. Emma Watson, Actress: The Perks of Being a Wallflower. [98] In February 2016, Watson announced she was taking a year-long break from acting. [40][41] Later that year, Watson became the youngest person to appear on the cover of Teen Vogue,[42] an appearance she reprised in August 2009. Watson is best known for playing Hermione Granger in Harry Potter. The film opened to favourable reviews; David Sexton of the Evening Standard opined that Watson's performance was "plausible and touching". Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson was born on 15 April 1990 in Paris, France, to English lawyers Chris Watson and Jacqueline Luesby. [100] The film earned over $1.2 billion at the box office and emerged as the second-highest-grossing film of 2017, behind only Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and the 14th-highest-grossing film of all time. As a child, she rose to prominence with her first professional acting role as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter film series, having acted only in school plays previously. [23][24] In an interview with Elle Australia, she said that an uncertain future meant finding "a way to always feel safe and at home within myself. [61][62] Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince premiered on 15 July 2009,[63] having been delayed from November 2008. [120], In June 2020, Watson was appointed to the board of directors of Kering, the owner of various fashion brands such as Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent. [138], In March 2017, Watson received backlash for a Vanity Fair photo shoot in which one of the shots had her breasts partly visible; some in the news media accused her of hypocrisy. Who Is Emma Watson? Kamau Bell/Jersey Pizza Boys/The Lucas Brothers, Emma Watson/Rascal Flatts/Stephen 'tWitch' Boss, Guest Co-Host Jason Bateman/Allison Janney/Emma Watson/Brandy Clark/Mac Lethal, Vanity Fair: Emma Watson Gives Strangers Advice for $2 at Grand Central. [146], British Academy of Film and Television Arts, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, List of awards and nominations received by Emma Watson, "Emma Watson: Is there Life After Hermione? [104], In 2005, Watson began her modelling career with a photo shoot for Teen Vogue, which made her the youngest person ever to feature on its cover. Born in Paris and raised in Oxfordshire, Watson attended the Dragon School and trained as an actress at the Oxford branch of Stagecoach Theatre Arts. Born in Paris and raised in Oxfordshire, Watson attended the Dragon School and trained as an actress at the Oxford branch of Stagecoach Theatre Arts. [43] In 2006, Watson played Hermione in The Queen's Handbag, a special mini-episode of Harry Potter in celebration of Queen Elizabeth II's 80th birthday. [34] Although critics derided Radcliffe's performance, labelling him "wooden", they lauded Watson's; A. O. Scott of The New York Times remarked: "Luckily Mr. Radcliffe's blandness is offset by Ms. Watson's spiky impatience. She said, "I loved all the arguing. It has many crosswords divided into different worlds and groups. [53][54] The film's director, Sandra Goldbacher, commented that Watson was "perfect" for the starring role of aspiring actress Pauline Fossil: "She has a piercing, delicate aura that makes you want to gaze and gaze at her. She's a true English rose known and loved by millions of film and fashion fans around the world". Looking for something to watch? Legal advice is provided by Rights of Women, a charity which works to help women through the law. Radio One's movie critic James King named "Ron Weasley" and " "[39] Nominated for three awards for Goblet of Fire, Watson won a bronze Otto Award. [46] As the fame of the actress and the series continued, Watson and her Harry Potter co-stars Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint left imprints of their hands, feet and wands in front of Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on 9 July 2007. 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