Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson is a French-born English actress, model, and activist who is best known for her roles as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter film series, Sam in Stephen Chbosky's coming-of-age drama film, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Nicki Moore in Sofia Coppola's satirical crime film, The Bling Ring, and Meg March in Greta Gerwig's coming-of-age period drama film, Little Women. Before that, she had starred in several plays. She also served as a UN Women Goodwill Ambassador and led the formation of the UN Women campaign HeForShe, which calls for men to advocate gender equality.

For Disney, she portrayed Belle in the 2017 live-action film Beauty and the Beast.

Disney Role



  • She was offered the role of Cinderella in the 2015 live-action film of the same name, but turned it down due to scheduling conflicts and also because she did not connect with the character.
  • She was also attached to star in a different film adaptation of the fairy tale Beauty and the Beast, directed by Guillermo Del Toro, but later joined the Disney version when that project was put on indefinite hold.
  • Emma Watson shares the following things with Emma Thompson:
    • Both of them were born on April 15.
    • Their first names of both of them is Emma, and their respective surnames ends in "-son".
    • Both of them played in the Harry Potter movies. Also, both of them played in Beauty and the Beast from 2017 (Emma Watson as Belle and Emma Thompson as Mrs. Potts).
      • Speaking of that movie, they also share their birthday with Luke Evans, who portrayed Gaston and Nathan Mack, who portrayed Chip.
    • Both of them are famous British actresses.

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  • Thoughts on Emma Watson's singing?

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    • It wasn't great but give her at least five more years of practise and maybe her voice will get better?
    • PandaGirl1 wrote:Borderline dreamer wrote:As a singer myself, I can see that Emma ''can'' sing but due to her inexperience ...
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