Emma Watson

Actress Emma Watson
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Profession: Actress


Why Famous: Rose to prominence playing Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter film series. She starred in all eight Harry Potter films, and was cast as Hermione at the age of nine despite only acting previously in school plays.

Born: April 15, 1990
Birthplace: Paris, France
Age: 29 years old

Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries

Events in the Life of Emma Watson

  • 2007-03-23 After some initial hesitation, Emma Watson signs on to appear as Hermione in the final three Harry Potter films
  • 2014-09-18 Emma Watson delivers an address to a standing ovation at UN Headquarters in New York City, helping launch the UN Women campaign HeForShe, which calls for men to advocate for gender equality
  • 2017-03-17 Live-action remake "Beauty and the Beast" directed by Bill Condon and starring Emma Watson opens
  • 2017-05-07 MTV becomes 1st major awards show to adopt gender-neutral categories - Emma Watson best film actor, Millie Bobby Brown best TV actor

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