Emily Watson

Submitted by on Sep 19, 2015

Emily Watson

Born: 14 January 1967

The talented British actress Emily Watson is familiar to those who have watched the movie «Breaking the Waves». “Miss Potter”, “The Life and Death of Peter Sellers,” “My pet dinosaur» and many other works of British filmmakers. In Russia, many viewers remember Emily Watson for her role of Countess Lidia Ivanovna in the film «Anna Karenina».

Emily Watson was born and raised in the heart of England – in London. Her parents were among the people of the theater world: Mom Emily lifetime teaching English and has achieved the title of professor in this field, and his father was an ordinary architect. Not surprisingly, after school, Emily chose the most predictable in this case, the path – entered the department of English literature, to continue the work of her mother. But by the end of the study at the university, she realized that this road is too boring for her and think seriously about the theatrical art.

After finishing his studies at the connoisseur of literature, Emily Watson has made every effort to go to the London studio of Dramatic Art. Alas, this problem was not the easiest – future actress took three years and three attempts to get his. But to return to my old life, Emily was not going, and did not even try at this time to work on his first specialty, preferring to earn a waitress. When, finally, a dream come true, and Emily came to the studio, she knew immediately that it is not for nothing was so hard towards its goal. Study was given to her with joy, and even during training Watson gradually began to act in the theater. And immediately after graduation, she won a place in the company of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. Working in the theater did not bring Emily large and interesting roles, two years later, she left him and soon married one of the actors, which managed to close to come together in rehearsals. They found Jack Uotres talented British actor film and – for the most part – the theater. Ten years later, Emily gives birth to his first daughter, and soon his son.

Emily Watson and her film career / Emili Uotson

After retiring from the Shakespeare Theatre, while Emily Watson starred in the television series “Midsummer Night’s Dream”, until one day it did not notice the famous director Lars von Trier. At the time Lars was looking for an actress for a role in his film «Breaking the Waves». and Watson seemed to him a suitable return for the candidates refused to shoot Helena Bonham Carter. Of course, Emily did not abandon such an interesting proposal and will soon speak about it in England – young actress so successfully made its debut in a large cinema, which was nominated for “Oscar”and”Golden Globe” and received awards «New York Film Critics Circle Award »and« London Film Critics Circle Award ».

The actress was repeatedly nominated for the award “Oscar” and a BAFTA.

This was a happy beginning of a new life and a new era in the life of an ordinary girl to London, from where once no one expected more than the work in the field of English literature.

The new role of Emily Watson fell one after another. Only in the next 10 years, she has starred in over 20 films.

Emily Watson voiced Victoria in the movie “Corpse Bride».

One of the most successful works of Watson has been recognized in the film «Hilary and Jackie». where Emily played a brilliant cellist and have been unable to achieve in life happiness. According to Watson itself, the fire that role she threw episodes from the life of his sister, whose fate is reminiscent of the actress of her character.

Another vivid and memorable films in a career Watson has become «Angela’s Ashes». the actress had to try on the role of a large woman from Ireland, who is forced to live with her husband, an alcoholic, and try to give the best to their children. For this role, Emily was again nominated for “Oscar”and”Golden Globe” and the film grossed more than $ 13 million.

In 2012, Emily won the role in the movie «Anna Karenina». where she had to play a Russian countess Lidia Ivanovna. Unlike the Keira Knightley. features Emily Watson really were very similar to the classic image of Russian women.

It is noteworthy that in the theater, Emily has also repeatedly received the role of Russian women in Russian plays, including “The Three Sisters”and”Uncle Vanya».

Filmography Emily Watson / Emili Uotson

  • The Book Thief (2014)
  • Poisoner (2013)
  • Some Girls (2013)
  • The Kid (2013)
  • 33 Liberty Lane (2013)
  • Belle (2013)
  • Molly Moon: The Incredible Hypnotist (2013)
  • The Politician’s Husband (2013)
  • Anna Karenina (2012)
  • War Horse (2011)
  • Trustee (2011)
  • Oranges and Sunshine (2010)
  • The town Semetri (2010)
  • Inside the vortex (2009)
  • Frozen Soul (2008)
  • New York, NY (2008)
  • The daughter of the keeper of the secrets of (TV, 2008)
  • Fireflies in the Garden (2008)
  • My Pet Dinosaur (2007)
  • Miss Potter (2006)
  • Crusade in Jeans (2006)
  • The Bodyguard employment (2005)
  • Corpse Bride (2005)
  • Wah-wah (2005)
  • Offer (2005)
  • The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (TV, 2004)
  • Back to Gaya (2004)
  • Flowers & Blood (2003)
  • Equilibrium (2002)
  • Red Dragon (2002)
  • Punch-Drunk Love (2002)
  • Gosford Park (2001)
  • The Luzhin Defence (2000)
  • Trixie (2000)
  • Angela’s Ashes (1999)
  • Cradle Will Rock (1999)
  • Hilary and Jackie (1998)
  • The Boxer (1997)
  • Metroland (1997)
  • The Old Mill (1997)
  • Breaking the Waves (1996)
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1994)

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