Emily Watson

Emily Watson is known as an English actress. She is most famous for her roles in Breaking the Waves and Hilary and Jackie.

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Background and Age

Emily Margaret Watson was born on January 14, 1967 in Islington, London, United Kingdom. Her father, Richard Watson was an engineer and her mom Katharine Watson was an English teacher. Watson was instructed at St James Independent Schools. She then went to the University of Bristol, where she acquired a degree in English. She prepared for her future acting career at the Drama Studio London.

Career and Net Worth

Watson's acting career started on the stage. Her stage credits include The Children's Hour at the Royal National Theater, Three Sisters, Much Ado About Nothing and The Lady from the Sea. Watson has also worked with the Royal Shakespeare Company in A Jovial Crew, The Taming of the Shrew, All's Well That Ends Well and The Changeling.

In 2002, she put a hold on film to assume two roles in Sam Mendes' productions of Uncle Vanya and Twelfth Night. Her performance was generally acclaimed around the country. She assumed a main role in Cradle Will Rock, directed by Tim Robbins.

During 2001, she appeared with John Turturro in The Luzhin Defense and in Robert Altman's troupe piece Gosford Park. In 2006, she played a supporting role in Miss Potter, a historical movie of children's author Beatrix Potter from Babe director Chris Noonan, with Ewan McGregor and Renée Zellweger. In 2008, Watson featured with Julia Roberts and Carrie-Anne Moss in Fireflies in the Garden, the Lifetime Television motion picture The Memory Keeper's Daughter based on the novel with the same name, and in screenwriter Charlie Kaufman's directorial debut, Synecdoche, New York.

In 2009, she appeared in the movie Cold Souls, from first-time director Sophie Barthes, and Within the Whirlwind, a movie about Russian artist and Gulag survivor Evgenia Ginzburg from The Luzhin Defense director Marleen Gorris. In 2014, Watson had supporting roles in The Book Thief where she featured with Geoffrey Rush and Sophie Nélisse.

In September 2019, at the 2019 Emmy Awards show, Emily was nominated for Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie because of her performance in Chernobyl.

Biography | Marriage, Husband and Kids

Emily Watson is a happily married lady. She got married to her long-lasting beau, Jack Waters in 1995. She met her better half toward the starting period of her career and from that point forward they became a strong unit. They have two children together named Juliet Waters and Dylan Waters.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 14 Jan, 1967
Age: 53 yrs
Occupations: Television actor
Film actor
Stage actor
Citizenship: United Kingdom
Birth Place: London
residence: Greenwich
Gender: Female
Description: English actress
Net Worth 2021: 10 million
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Last Modified: Feb 19 2023
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