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Emily Watson

Emily Watson

English actress
Emily Watson was born and raised in London, the daughter of Katharine (Venables), an English teacher, and Richard Watson, an architect. After a self-described sheltered upbringing, Watson attended university for three years in Bristol, studying English literature. She applied to drama school and was rejected on her first attempt.After three years of working in clerical and waitress jobs she was finally accepted.Wikipedia
BornJanuary 14, 1967
HometownIslington, United Kingdom
Net worth$10 million
Height5'8" (1.73m)
SpouseJack Waters
ChildrenJuliet Waters, Dylan Waters
ParentsKatharine Watson, Richard Watson
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Berlin Film Festival: Mati Diop Wins Golden Bear With Documentary ‘Dahomey,’ Emily Watson And Sebastian Stan Take Acting Honors

  • Winners have been announced at the 74th Berlin Film Festival, with Dahomey by French-Senegalese filmmaker Mati Diop scooping the coveted Golden Bear for best film. Scroll down for the full list of winners, which were revealed Saturday evening at the Berlinale Palast. The doc borrows its name from the former West African kingdom of Dahomey, …

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On Chesil Beach: Exclusive Interview With Billy Howle

Florence (Ronan) and Edward (Howle) are just married and honeymooning on the dramatic coastline of Chesil Beach in Dorset. However, the hotel is old fashioned and stifling, and underlying tensions between the young couple come to the surface.MyMovies, feature, 2018, Drama, Dominic Cooke, Emily Watson, Saoirse Ronan
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

King Lear
King Lear
1h 55min
2018
The Dresser
The Dresser
1h 45min
2015
Within the Whirlwind
Within the Whirlwind
1h 50min
2009
Wah-Wah
Wah-Wah
R
1h 39min
2005
The Life and Death of Peter Sellers
The Life and Death of Peter Sellers
2h 2min
2004
God's Creatures
God's Creatures
R
1h 40min
2022
Monster Family 2
Monster Family 2
PG
1h 43min
2021
Too Close
Too Close
2h 23min
2021
FREE HBO: The Third Day
FREE HBO: The Third Day
2020
The Third Day
The Third Day
TV-MA
5h 40min
2020
Chernobyl
Chernobyl
TV-MA
5h 30min
2019
The Happy Prince
The Happy Prince
R
1h 45min
2018
On Chesil Beach
On Chesil Beach
R
1h 50min
2018
Happy Family
Happy Family
PG
1h 33min
2018
Apple Tree Yard
Apple Tree Yard
TV-14
3h 43min
2017
Molly Moon and the Incredible Book of Hypnotism
Molly Moon and the Incredible Book of Hypnotism
PG
1h 38min
2015
A Royal Night Out
A Royal Night Out
PG-13
1h 37min
2015
The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe
The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe
TV-MA
1h 24min
2015
Little Boy
Little Boy
PG-13
1h 46min
2015
The Theory of Everything
The Theory of Everything
PG-13
2h 3min
2014
The Book Thief
The Book Thief
PG-13
2h 7min
2013
The Politician's Husband
The Politician's Husband
3h
2013
War Horse
War Horse
PG-13
2h 26min
2011

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
2022British Academy of Film & Television ArtsLeading ActressToo CloseNominated
2020Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture MadeChernobylNominated
2020Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Limited SeriesChernobylNominated
2019Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or MovieChernobylNominated
2015Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureThe Theory of EverythingNominated
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