EMMA WATSON has starred as Hermione Granger, loyal friend to both Harry Potter and Ron Weasley, in each of the Harry Potter films, most recently including "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix." She will again star as Hermione in "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows," the two-part film adaptation of the seventh and final Harry Potter book.
Apart from her work in the Harry Potter films, Watson was heard as the voice of Princess Pea in the 2008 animated adventure "The Tale of Despereaux." She also starred opposite Victoria Wood, Richard Griffiths and Emilia Fox in the role of Pauline Fossil in the BBC's television drama "Ballet Shoes".
Watson made her professional acting debut in the first Harry Potter film, "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone," winning a Young Artist Award for Best Leading Young Actress for her performance. She subsequently won two consecutive AOL Awards for Best Supporting Actress, the first for "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" and another for "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban."
Watson has also garnered two Critics' Choice Award nominations from the Broadcast Film Critics Association for her work in "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" and "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire." In addition, the readers of Total Film magazine voted her Best New Performer for her role in "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban." In addition, Empire, the U.K.'s leading film magazine, honored Watson and her co-stars, Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint, with the prestigious Outstanding Contribution Award in recognition of their work in the Harry Potter films.