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Emma Watson

Emma Watson won the hearts of millions as the bossy, brainy Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter franchise, but there is more to the British actress than we know

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    Born Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson on April 15, 1990 in Paris, France. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin / 2012 Getty Images)
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    Emma won the coveted role of Hermione Granger at age 9 and started filming “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” at age 10. She auditioned for the part because her friends did and she thought it would be a good laugh. It was her first audition. (Photo by Derek Storm / Splash News / (C) www.splashnews.com)
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    Emma dances in several different styles, such as break dancing, modern, body popping and street dance. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin / 2011 Getty Images)
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    Emma enjoys field hockey, tennis, netball, skiing, painting, singing, and dancing. (Photo by Tim Whitby / 2009 Getty Images)
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    Both of Emma’s parents are lawyers. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez / 2007 Getty Images)
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    Emma was named the 'Highest Grossing Actress of the Decade' by the Guinness Book of World Records. (Photo by Ben Stansall / 2011 AFP)
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    Emma provided the voice for Princess Pea in the animated movie “The Tale of Desperaux.” (Photo by Kevin Winter / 2008 Getty Images)
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    Emma was chosen by Burberry to be the face of the brand for the Fall/Winter 2009-2010 collection and continued as the face of Burberry for their Spring/Summer 2010 collection. (Photo by Chris Jackson / 2009 Getty Images)
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    Emma is currently enrolled at Brown University, an Ivy League university in Providence, Rhode Island, where she is studying literature. (Photo by Entertainment Press / (C) www.splashnews.com)
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    In 2005, Emma was the youngest person to appear as the cover girl for Teen Vogue at the age of 15. (Photo by Francois Durand / 2008 Getty Images)
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    Emma is very conscious about her extremely posh English accent because she’s afraid that it will make Americans think she’s a snob. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin / 2010 Getty Images)
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    Emma was with Rupert Grint when they were told by producer David Heyman that they won the roles of Hermione and Ron, respectively. (Photo by Kevin Winter / Getty Images)
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    On set she is nicknamed “One-Take Watson” because of her ability to get her scenes done in one take. (Photo by Andy Kropa / 2012 Getty Images)
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    During the filming of the first two Harry Potter movies, Emma had an obvious crush on Tom Felton. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole / 2010 Getty Images)
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    Emma passed her driving test on the first try.(Photo by People Tree/Splash News / (C) www.splashnews.com)
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    Emma has worked as a creative advisor with the organic and fair trade fashion company People Tree.(Photo by People Tree/Splash News / (C) www.splashnews.com)
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    Emma took a break from her studies at Brown University to promote the "Deathly Hallows" films, as well as other projects. She continued studying at the Worcester College at Oxford University and plans on returning to Brown. (Photo by Ian Gavan / 2011 Getty Images)
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    Emma can speak French, German, and Italian. (Photo by Christopher Polk / 2012 Getty Images)
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    While her parents are both English, her grandmother was French. Emma lived in France until she was five years old. (Photo by Ian Gavan / 2012 Getty Images)