EMMA WATSON Biography - Actors and Actresses


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Name: Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson                                               
Born: 15 April 1990 Paris, France                                               
Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson (born 15 April 1990) is a French-born English       
actress who rose to prominence playing Hermione Granger, one of three           
starring roles in the Harry Potter film series. Watson was cast for the role of 
Hermione at the age of nine, having previously acted only in school plays.       
From 2001 to 2007, she starred in five Harry Potter film installments alongside 
Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint. She will return for the final two             
installments: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, due to be released in 2008,
and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Watson's work in the Harry Potter     
series has earned her several awards and more than £10 million.                 
In 2007 she announced her involvement in two non-Harry Potter productions: the   
made-for-television adaptation of the novel Ballet Shoes and an animated film,   
The Tale of Despereaux. Ballet Shoes was broadcast on Boxing Day 2007 to an     
audience of 5.2 million and The Tale of Despereaux will be released in 2008.