Emily Watson Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Emily Watson Quick Info
Height5 ft 8 in
Weight60 kg
Date of BirthJanuary 14, 1967
Zodiac SignCapricorn
SpouseJack Waters

Emily Watson is an English actress, theatre artist, and voiceover artist who is known for her critically acclaimed performances in several on-screen projects like The Luzhin Defence, Punch-Drunk Love, Gosford Park, Oranges and Sunshine, The Life and Death of Peter Sellers, Chernobyl, The Theory of Everything, and Synecdoche, New York. For her role as Bess McNeill in Breaking the Waves, she was nominated for Academy Award for “Best Actress”. Moreover, Emily Watson has also been a part of various theatre productions including The Lady from the Sea, Othello, and All’s Well That Ends Well.

Born Name

Emily Margaret Watson

Nick Name

Emily

Emily Watson pictured at San Sebastian Festival 2016
Emily Watson pictured at San Sebastian Festival 2016 (Bruno Chatelin / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

Islington, London, England, United Kingdom

Residence

Greenwich, London, England, United Kingdom

Nationality

English

Education

Emily Watson studied at St James Independent Schools and then got enrolled at the University of Bristol from where she graduated with a BA degree in 1988 and then received an MA (honorary) degree in 2003.

She also trained at Drama Studio London.

Occupation

Actress, Voiceover Artist, Theatre Artist

Family

  • Father – Richard Watson (Architect)
  • Mother – Katharine (née Venables) (English Teacher at St David’s Girls’ School, West London)
  • Sibling – Harriet Watson (Sister)

Manager

Emily Watson is represented by –

  • Viewpoint, Inc., Public Relations Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States
  • United Talent Agency, Talent Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States

Build

Slim

From Left to Right - Adam Sandler, Paul Thomas Anderson, Emily Watson, and Philip Seymour Hoffman at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival promoting 'Punch-Drunk Love'
From Left to Right – Adam Sandler, Paul Thomas Anderson, Emily Watson, and Philip Seymour Hoffman at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival promoting ‘Punch-Drunk Love’ (Rita Molnár / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 2.5)

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Weight

60 kg or 132 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Emily Watson has dated –

  1. Jack Waters (1995-Present) – The duo got married in 1995 and parents 2 children – a daughter named Juliet (b. 2005) and a son named Dylan (b. 2009).

Race / Ethnicity

White

Emily Watson is of English and Scottish descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • High cheekbones
  • Dimpled chin

Religion

She was raised as an Anglican.

Emily Watson as seen at the Orange British Academy Film Awards in London's Royal Opera House in February 2007
Emily Watson as seen at the Orange British Academy Film Awards in London’s Royal Opera House in February 2007 (Caroline Bonarde Ucci / Flickr / CC BY 3.0)

Emily Watson Facts

  1. She is one of the few artists who have achieved the feat of receiving an Oscar nomination for their debut work.
  2. She was considered for the titular role in Bridget Jones’s Diary which finally went to Renée Zellweger.
  3. For her remarkable portrayal of Bess McNeill in Breaking the Waves (1996), Emily Watson was placed at the 18th spot on the “100 Greatest Performances of All Time” list curated by Premiere Magazine in 2006.
  4. She is often confused for being the Harry Potter fame actress Emma Watson.
  5. She supports the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.
  6. For services to drama, Emily Watson was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2015 New Year Honours.
  7. She is an Arsenal F.C. supporter.

Featured Image by Bruno Chatelin / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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