Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson b. Contents [ show ] Career Emma knew she wanted to act from the age of six. At school, she took the lead role in several plays, including Arthur: Along with plays, Emma participated in many other school productions, including the Daisy Pratt Poetry Competition, in which she won first place for her year at age seven.
In , she returned to the Potter franchise a fifth time in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix , reprising her role as Hermione Granger. Following the release of Order of the Phoenix , Watson made her first major forays beyond the Potter franchise, playing Pauline Fossil in the television film Ballet Shoes, and voicing Princess Pea in the animated film The Tale of Despereaux.
She returned to the role of Hermione for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince , which was released in after originally being scheduled for a Christmas release. She then went on to perform the character for the final two Harry Potter films, filmed in and released in and She was the only one from her cast mates. In , Emma was nominated and awarded fourth place in Portrait Magazine's Top 30 Under 30 list making this her 2nd time.
Emma modelling clothing from her second line with People Tree Watson's post-Potter acting career has been the subject of conflicting media reports, with some saying she plans to quit acting to concentrate on university, and others stating she plans to continue acting. In June Emma became the new face of Burberry. As of Autumn , Emma is no longer the face of Burberry, but is still with the company.
On September 17, , Emma announced on her official website and as reported in the Guardian that she will be collaborating on a fashion line with People Tree , the sustainable and fair trade fashion brand. Emma did three lines for People Tree. The play was a student-directed play at Brown University, where she was a freshman at the time.
Also in June , the man who had digitally altered photos to make a fake nude picture of Emma in May pleaded gulity to 19 counts of indecent images including children. In March Emma's five piece organic clothing line with Alberta Ferretti debuted.
The film is based off the novel by Stephen Chbosky. Emma played an American high-schooler named Sam. In June , The Bling Ring hit theatres. It was based on actual events where a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use the internet to track celebrities' whereabouts so they can rob their homes.
Emma played a bratty American teenager named Nicki. The Bling Ring was directed by Sofia Coppola. Emma also co-stars with Russell Crowe and Jennifer Connelly in Noah, about the Biblical prophet, which was released in In January , it was announced that Emma Watson had been cast in the role of Belle in The Walt Disney Company's planned live-action adaptation of "the tale as old as time," Beauty and the Beast. The film was released on 17 March Her parents are Jacqueline Luesby and Chris Watson, and both are lawyers.
Both her parents have remarried, and she has three half-siblings and two step-brothers. She then transferred to Headington School , an independent girls' school. An avid sports player, Watson enjoys playing hockey, tennis, and rounders. She is also said to be a gifted singer. White or Cream  Favourite Scent: The Berkeley in London  Favourite Architect: Trunks  Favourite Destination: Kenya, Africa  Favourite Personal Discovery: Watson was asked in an interview promoting Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone how she would feel kissing her co-stars Rupert or Dan.
She jokingly replied 'no chance, not written in my contract'. Ironically, she kissed both of them. Emma broke her wrist while filming Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Emma also used to have a pet hamster named Millie who Emma enjoyed taking to the Harry Potter set often, she recalled that Millie would squirm around in her lap while getting her make up done. Shortly after production began for Chamber of Secrets, Millie, sadly passed away. Emma was left devastated and word of Millie's passing quickly ran through the studio.
Then the set department made a special hamster-sized coffin for Millie and Emma said "I don't think a hamster has ever had a better send-off". She also revealed that her grades were mainly in the A category.
On "David Letterman's Late Show", Watson also revealed that she passed her automatic driving test in and she is driving a Toyota Prius. Controversy arose shortly before the release of the Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix film when it was discovered that Watson's breast size had been digitally enhanced on a poster advertising the film's IMAX release.
This image gave Melissa Anelli , webmistress of fansite The Leaky Cauldron, "the full heebie jeebies ," since Watson was playing a fifteen-year-old,  and was herself under eighteen. She jokingly compared this to her portrayal of Hermione Granger, a self-conscious know-it-all. Watson passed her driving test on her first attempt, on January 28, Ironically, in the books, Hermione is the oldest of the three; her birthday is in September while Ron and Harry's are the following year in March and July, respectively.
Watson owns two cats, by the names of Domino and Bubbles. She doesn't drink tea or coffee. She says she doesn't like the taste. Emma Watson is a huge fan of Nutella. He also was a model for Burberry alongside Emma Watson and her brother Alex. They later had a row about Emma going to Brown University in the United States which resulted in them breaking up.
In an interview, Watson said that she hates it so much when people call her "Emily" instead of "Emma" and is frequently confused with Oscar-nominated British actress Emily Watson. Rumours claimed that Watson nearly did not return for Half-Blood Prince and Deathly Hallows filming, but ultimately decided to because she "couldn't bear seeing anyone else playing Hermione.