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Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson (born 15 April 1990) is a British actress and activist. She was born in Paris and brought up in Oxfordshire, Watson attended the Dragon School as a child and trained as an actress at the Oxford branch of Stagecoach Theatre Arts. She is promienently known for playing the role of Hermione Granger in Harry Potter film franchise from 2001 to 2011. She also worked in films like The Bling Ring, Noah, My Week With Marilyn, The Perks of Being a Wallflower. She lended her voice to The Tale of Despereaux and appearing in the television adaptation of the novel Ballet Shoes. She completed her studies at Brown University and Worcester College with a bachelor's degree in English literature in May 2014. She was honoured by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in 2014, winning for British Artist of the Year. It was in the same year she was appointed as s a UN Women Goodwill Ambassador and helped launch the UN Women campaign HeForShe, which calls for men to advocate gender equality. Watson has promoted education for girls, visiting Bangladesh and Zambia to do so.In July 2014, she was appointed as a UN Women Goodwill Ambassador.In September that year, an admittedly nervous Watson delivered an address at UN Headquarters in New York City to launch the UN Women campaign HeForShe, which calls for men to advocate for gender equality. In that speech she said she began questioning gender-based assumptions at age eight when she was called "bossy" (a trait she has attributed to her being a "perfectionist") whilst boys were not, and at 14 when she was "sexualised by certain elements of the media". Watson's speech also called feminism "the belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities" and declared that the perception of "man-hating" is something that "has to stop".


Emma Watson and Reni Eddo-Lodge helm project to rename London tube map

July 22, 2020 2:10 pm

The project will be unfold in collaboration with curators, historians, writers. The general public too will be asked to weigh in and submit their ideas. It will be published on International Women’s Day (March 8) next year by Haymarket Books

Emma Watson joins luxury fashion group Kering

June 18, 2020 11:07 am

Last year, Stella McCartney left the parent company and joined LVMH after 17 long years. Thus, Watson joining will give the group an impetus and make it more accessible to millennial. Watson has also been a long advocate of sustainable fashion

JK Rowling 'transphobia' controversy: Everything you need to know

June 14, 2020 8:42 am

JK Rowling has attracted the ire of transgenders, activists and their allies because of her allegedly anti-trans tweets. Many have been reevaluating the diversity quotient in her books.

After Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Eddie Redmayne and others react to JK Rowling's controversial trans tweets

June 11, 2020 9:39 am

A host of celebrities who played pivotal roles in the Harry Potter film franchise have come out in support of the transgender community.

Little Women review: A near-perfect adaptation

February 08, 2020 8:23 am

Little Women movie review: Writer-director Greta Gerwig gets right to the heart of it, capturing the small, everyday rebellions of the story set in the 1860s, and making it as current as it was 150 years ago.

Every time Emma Watson gave sustainable fashion goals

February 07, 2020 12:12 pm

The Harry Potter actor has often been conscious in picking her outfits, becoming one of the biggest influencers in sustainable fashion right now.

Men, gender equality is your issue too: Emma Watson

November 07, 2019 10:17 am

One of Emma Watson's most enduring speeches was at United Nations Headquarters, New York, on 20 September 2014. She was speaking for the HeForShe campaign.

'Self-partnered' Emma Watson is done with the anxiety of turning 30

November 06, 2019 4:52 pm

After starting her career at nine with the blockbuster movie series Harry Potter, now that she is about to turn 30, Watson talks how 2019 was tough.

Emily Watson set to lead the cast of thriller Too Close

September 09, 2019 7:04 pm

Too Close is based on actor-author Clara Salaman's novel of the same name. Emily Watson will play Dr Emma Robinson who is sent to assess a suspect, Connie, ahead of her trial.

Little Women trailer: Emma Watson, Saoirse Ronan bring the heartwarming classic novel to life

August 14, 2019 9:07 am

Set in 1860s New England, the narrative attempts to throw light on the struggles of the four March daughters as they face the trial and tribulations of life. Little Women also stars Timothee Chalamet, Laura Dern and Meryl Streep in significant parts.


Wimbledon 2018: Meghan Markle, Emma Watson, Tiger Woods watch Anglique Kerber win title

July 14, 2018 10:48 pm

A flurry of stars and royals, including former tennis players, attended the women's singles final at Wimbledon where Angelique Kerber beat Serena Williams.

Happy birthday, Emma Watson! 10 memorable quotes by Hermione Granger

April 15, 2018 7:05 pm

On Emma Watson's birthday, we bring to you some of the most famous lines of Hermione Granger.

Harry Potter cast then and now: Whatsapp chat vs Floo Network!

March 11, 2017 4:43 pm

Emma Watson, who rose to fame with her character Hermoine Granger recently said in an interview that she is in a Whatsapp group chat with her friends from Harry Potter cast.

Priyanka, Kendall, Will Smith, Nina Dobrev at White House Correspondents dinner

May 01, 2016 2:02 pm

The 2016 White House Correspondents’ dinner, which was US President Barack Obama’s last in office, was attended by Priyanka Chopra, Nina Dobrev, Will Smith, Kendall Jenner and many more from film fraternity from all across the globe.

Amal Clooney, Charlize Theron, Emma Watson: Hollywood's Best Dressed of 2015

August 10, 2015 12:59 pm

While we're always admiring our own desi beauties when it comes to style and fashion choices, here's a list of best international style icons from 2015 that feature in Vanity Fair.

Red Carpet stunners Kim Kardashian, Julianne Moore, Emma Watson at Time 100 Gala

April 23, 2015 12:30 pm

Hollywood celebrities Julianne Moore, Emma Watson, music Mogul Kanye West and his wife Kim Kardashian among others attended the 2015 Time 100 Gala in New York, celebrating the 100 most influential people in the world, at the Frederick P. Rose Hall, Time Warner Center on Tuesday (April 21).

Julianne Moore, JLo, Cate Blanchett: Top 10 Best Dressed beauties of Oscars 2015

February 23, 2015 12:48 pm

On this Oscars red carpet, the statement necklaces went home with multiple trophies. Cate Blanchett wore chunky turquoise, but Oscars 2015 red carpet looks were generally considered classic Academy Awards.

Prince William invites Kate Moss, Emma Watson to Windsor Castle

May 14, 2014 2:01 pm

Prince William hosted a dinner at Windsor Castle to celebrate work of The Royal Marsden Hospital.