Emily Watson Biography & Movies

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Born: January 14, 1967

Raised by an architect dad and a mom who was a teacher, the British born Emily Watson followed a stint at Bristol University with training from The Drama Studio, the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal National Theatre. She landed a role in A Summer Day's Dream opposite Sir John Gielgud for English television. Watson made her big screen debut in Lars Von Trier's acclaimed 1996 film, Breaking the Waves. Her performance as the deeply religious and erotically obsessed Bess earned her an Academy... See All

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