Emma Watson (who is Emma Watson?)

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Emma Watson is a British actress, model, and activist who gained fame for her role as Hermione Granger in the "Harry Potter" film series. Born on April 15, 1990, in Paris, France, to Jacqueline Luesby and Chris Watson, both English lawyers, Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson spent her early years in France before moving back to England after her parents' divorce.

She attended the Dragon School in Oxford and later trained as an actress at the Stagecoach Theatre Arts. Her career started when she joined the cast of "Harry Potter" at the age of nine, which was her first professional acting job. Over the next decade, she and her co-stars Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint became known worldwide due to the immense success of the film series, which adapted J.K. Rowling's beloved novels.

Watson's portrayal of the intelligent and determined Hermione made her a role model for young girls and a fixture in pop culture. Following the conclusion of the "Harry Potter" series, Watson sought to diversify her acting portfolio. She took roles in films such as "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" (2012), "The Bling Ring" (2013), Darren Aronofsky's biblical epic "Noah" (2014), and "Beauty and the Beast" (2017), where she played Belle, further establishing herself as a leading actress in Hollywood.

Aside from acting, she pursued education, attending Brown University and Worcester College, Oxford, from which she graduated with a degree in English literature in 2014. Emma Watson has been praised for her academic dedication and her efforts to balance her education with her acting career.

In addition to her acting career, Watson is known for her activism, particularly her work on women's rights. She was appointed as a UN Women Goodwill ambassador in July 2014, and she helped launch the UN Women campaign HeForShe, which calls for men to advocate gender equality.

Watson has also worked in fashion, having been involved in campaigns for Burberry and Lancôme. Her interest in sustainable fashion has made her a prominent figure in the industry, often advocating for environmentally responsible choices in fashion.

Watson has received numerous accolades for her work, including British Artist of the Year at the 2014 Britannia Awards and being named in the Time 100 list of the world's most influential people in 2015.

Throughout her career, Watson has maintained a relatively private personal life and often speaks out on issues of media overreach and the importance of privacy. She continues to be an influential figure both within the entertainment industry and in her activist pursuits.

For more detailed information you can visit Emma Watson's official IMDb profile or her UN Women profile.

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