Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson (born April 15, 1990) is a French-born English actress, model, activist, and UN Women Goodwill Ambassador who is best known for her roles as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter film series, Sam in Stephen Chbosky's coming-of-age drama film The Perks of Being a Wallflower, and Nicki Moore in The Bling Ring. Before that, she had starred in several plays.

For Disney, she portrayed Belle in the 2017 film Beauty and the Beast.

Disney Role



  • She was offered the role of Cinderella in the 2015 live-action film of the same name, but turned it down due to scheduling conflicts and also because she did not connect with the character.
  • She was also attached to star in a different film adaptation of the fairy tale Beauty and the Beast, directed by Guillermo Del Toro, but later joined the Disney version when that project was put on indefinite hold.

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  • Thoughts on Emma Watson's singing?

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    • It wasn't great but give her at least five more years of practise and maybe her voice will get better?
    • PandaGirl1 wrote:Borderline dreamer wrote:As a singer myself, I can see that Emma ''can'' sing but due to her inexperience ...