Knowledge Identifier: +Emily_Watson
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1967.
Countries: United Kingdom (39%), United States (25%), (14%)
Linked to: Royal Shakespeare Company, Chicago Film Critics Association Award, Los Angeles Film Critics Association, University of Bristol
Watson began her career on stage and joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1992
Watson married Jack Waters, whom she had met at the Royal Shakespeare Company, in 1995
She received Academy award nominations for Best Actress for her roles as Bes McNeil in the 1996 film "Breaking the Waves" and Jacqueline du Pré in the 1998 film "Hilary and Jackie"
Also at the Donmar in 2003, she starred in "Uncle Vanya" and was nominated for the Olivier award for Best Actress
On television, she starred in the &ITV drama "Appropriate Adult" in 2011, for which she won the BAFTA TV award for Best Actress
Margaret Humphreys - "Empty Cradles" has been dramatised as the 2011 feature film "Oranges and Sunshine" directed by Jim Loach with Emily Watson, Hugo_Weaving and David Wenham in the leading roles
Bonnie Wright - Later in 2012, Wright will start shooting her first leading role, a British nineteenth century period film "In Want of a Wife" as Lydia, opposite Emily Watson
In 2017, she starred in the BBC mini-series "Apple Tree Yard"
In April 2018, Watson presented Maternity Worldwide as her chosen charity on the BBC &Radio_4 (BBC_Radio_4) Appeal