Friday, August 17, 2007
Who is Emma Watson ?
Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson (born 15 April 1990) is a French-born English actress. She rose to prominence by playing Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter film series, a string of movie adaptations of the eponymous bestselling fantasy books by British author J. K. Rowling. Originally a child actor in minor school plays, Watson was cast for this role when she was eleven years old, beating out thousands of other candidates. From 2001 to 2007, she subsequently starred in all five Harry Potter film installments alongside Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint. She will return for the final two installments, Half-Blood Prince, due to be released in 2008, and Deathly Hallows.
Watson's work in the Harry Potter series has amassed her a combined £10 million ($20.3 million).In addition, she was ranked number 98 in the FHM 100 Sexiest Women in the World 2007 list.