Emma Watson

Occupation: Actress

Nationality: British

Born: April 15, 1990 (25)

Emma Watson was catapulted to fame in 1999, when at just 9 years old she won the role of Hermione Granger in the movie adaptation of Harry Potter And The Philosophers Stone.

Her memorable performance ensured that a substantial and dedicated fanbase built up following the film's 2001 release. After 10 years and eight films, Watson's journey as Granger ended, with Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 2.

For the portrayal, she has been nominated and won many awards, such as the People's Choice Award and Saturn Awards.

She is currently enrolled on a liberal arts course at Brown University in the US.

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