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Emily Watson
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5' 8"

Spent two years at the British Shakespeare School of Acting saying "News from town, my Lord." When "Breaking the Waves" premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 1996, someone grapped Emily's shoulders and said to her, "Your life is about to change forever." And indeed it has.

Jack Waters (I) (1995 - present)

Supports the English soccer team Arsenal.

On December 31st 1999, Emily rode on the "millenium wheel" in London, the largest Ferris wheel ever built, which takes thirty minutes for one revolution.

Was considered for the lead role in "Bridget Jones's Diary", along with fellow Brits Kate Winslet and Rachel Weisz, and American model-turned-actress Cameron Diaz.

Was spotted by Lars von Trier during a representation of Lilian Hellman's "The Children's Hour", in which she played a young student who falsely accuses her teacher of lesbianism.

Won the role of Bess in "Breaking the Waves" after Helena Bonham Carter dropped out at the last minute because of the film's explicit sexuality.

She was 25 when she started acting professionally, and was 29 during the filming of "Breaking the Waves".

Her mother has a PhD in English, and is an English teacher.

Emily Watson stared in:

Title Year Saw with/at: Own On? Rating
Cradle Will Rock 1999 At Neils with Bill, Neil and Lois Read **
Gosford Park 2001 w/ Suzy at Showcase Orange ** 1/2
Punch-Drunk Love 2002 w/ Suzy at Showcase Berlin ** 1/2
Corpse Bride 2005 Hanna on DVD ** 1/2
The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep 2007 Hanna Digital ** 1/2
War Horse 2011 Suzy and Hanna Digital **
The Theory of Everything 2014 Suzy Digital *** 1/2
A Royal Night Out 2015 Suzy Digital ** 1/2
Molly Moon and the Incredible Book of Hypnotism 2015 Suzy and Hanna Digital **
Kingsman: The Golden Circle 2017 Kendra Digital ** 1/2