'''Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson''' is a British actress, born in France on April 15th, 1990. Best known for playing Hermione in the ''Film/HarryPotter'' movies. She is following up the ''Potter'' series with a small role in ''Film/MyWeekWithMarilyn'', the Princess Pea in ''WesternAnimation/TheTaleOfDespereaux'' and the female lead in ''Literature/ThePerksOfBeingAWallflower''. She acted in Creator/SofiaCoppola's ''Film/TheBlingRing'' and in Creator/DarrenAronofsky's 2014 Biblical epic film, ''Film/{{Noah}}''. Also, she has been tapped to play Beauty in a Creator/GuillermoDelToro version of ''Literature/BeautyAndTheBeast''.

Not to be confused with EmilyWatson or Creator/EmmaThompson, both of whom are old enough to be her mother (but aren't, just so we're clear).
!!'''Tropes that apply to this actor include:'''
* AdaptationalAttractiveness[=/=]ProgressivelyPrettier[=/=]HollywoodHomely: In [[Literature/HarryPotter the books]], Hermione is described as looking somewhat homely -- not ugly, ''per se'', but rather plain. [[CaptainObvious This didn't happen in the movies.]] Of course, nobody knew when she was cast at age ten that Watson would turn out to be fashion-model good-looking by the time she was 18.
* [[AscendedFanboy AscendedFangirl]]: Emma was a fan of the Harry Potter books before she was cast as Hermione.
* AdamWesting: Appearing along with many other celebrities as humorous versions of themselves in the apocalyptic comedy ''Film/ThisIsTheEnd'' (2013) starring James Franco, Seth Rogen and Jonah Hill. The trailer shows her breaking into Franco's house with an axe and threatening Franco and his friends if they don't give her all they have to drink:
-->'''Emma:''' I AM NOT FUCKING AROUND!!
-->'''Danny [=McBride=]''' ''(later to video camera)'': "[[ShoutOut Hermione]] just stole all of our shit."
* CharacterTics: Her infamous "eyebrow acting".
* CoveredInGunge: She and RupertGrint had this happen to them (she got it worse) live on American TV.
* DeadpanSnarker: Sometimes, especially on {{Twitter}}, especially when there were rumors that she'd been cast in the female lead for the sexually explicit ''Film/FiftyShadesOfGrey'' movie.
* DumbIsGood: Has spoken out against this trope, claiming there are too many stupid girls in the media. She has said that she hopes the popularity of Hermione will encourage girls and let them know it's okay to be intelligent.
** And then she goes and makes ''Film/TheBlingRing'' playing the anti-Hermione.
* FakeAmerican: Her roles in ''Literature/ThePerksOfBeingAWallflower'' and ''Film/TheBlingRing''.
* FascinatingEyebrow: See CharacterTics.
* IAmNotSpock: Along with almost everyone else to act in the ''Film/HarryPotter'' series. Funny that she's also TheSpock in the main PowerTrio of the series. Also like Creator/LeonardNimoy before her, Watson was the only member of the central trio to consider leaving the franchise before its end.
** And just like Nimoy, got a much better deal out of it for her remaining time with the franchise.
* ImportantHaircut: Traditionally had long hair and was presumably under contract to keep it the same way for ''Harry Potter''. As soon as filming wrapped, she cut it into a pixie - though she did eventually grow it back out due to short hair restricting certain roles she could get.
* IvyLeague: Graduated in May 2014 from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.
* LargeHam: At first, but she's gotten more nuanced by now.
* OneOfUs:
** She has said that her way of escaping is just reading and going to school, and her grades rival Hermione's (which makes sense--she got into ''[[IvyLeague Brown]]'', after all).
** To acquaint himself with his lead actors, the director of the third Potter movie had the three actors write an essay on their characters. One wrote a 16 page essay. One wrote a 1 page essay. One didn't do it at all. Guess which one she was. Additionally Emma came close to leaving after the fifth film due to worrying about attending college. She then noted how it was such a Hermione thing to do.
* {{Oxbridge}}: Was a visiting student at Worcester College, Oxford, during the 2011-12 academic year.
* PlayingAgainstType: From playing very British BadassBookworm Hermione Granger to a vapid, RichBitch, SpoiledBrat American in Sofia Coppola's movie about the RealLife ''Film/TheBlingRing''. ''Literature/ThePerksOfBeingAWallflower'' is (arguably) PlayingWithCharacterType as she is playing a clever, plucky GirlNextDoor... who ReallyGetsAround.
** Also playing as [[AdamWesting herself]] as an ''AxCrazy psychopath'' with a PrecisionFStrike in ''Film/ThisIsTheEnd''.
-->'''Danny [=McBride=]:''' [[Main/IAmNotSpock Hermione]] [[MemeticMutation just stole all our shit]].
*** Although they "don't go there", the film version of Emma is also depicted as attending a drug- and sex-saturated Hollywood party, something the real Emma is not particularly known for.
* RealityIsUnrealistic: Her American accent in ''The Bling Ring'' might sound a little odd - but it's a near spot-on recreation of Alexis Neiers's voice (the girl on whom her character Nikki is based).
* SmurfetteBreakout: The female lead of the ''Harry Potter'' film series and has received the most public attention - as well as celebrity endorsements.