Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter film series
Emma Watson was born on April 15, 1992 in Paris, France. Her best-known performance was playing Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter film series, and was cast in that role at the age of nine. Before that she had only performed in school plays. She's also a successful model, making her debut for Burberry's autumn/winter campaign in 2009.
In 2007, Watson announced her involvement in The Tale of Despereaux and the television adaptation of the novel Ballet Shoes. The Tale of Despereaux, based on the novel by Kate DiCamillo, was released in 2008 and grossed more than US $86 million in worldwide sales. In 2012, she starred in Stephen Chbosky's film adaptation of The Perks of Being a Wallflower, and has been cast in the role of Ila in Darren Aronofsky's biblical epic Noah, set for release this year (2014)
In October 2013, she was voted Sexiest Female Movie Star in a worldwide poll conducted by Empire magazine.
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