Emily Watson
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"Emily Margaret Watson", Order of the British Empire/OBE is an English actress who gave an acclaimed debut film performance in Lars von Trier's Breaking the Waves. She is a two-time Academy Award nominee and four-time BAFTA Award nominee.

Watson began her career on stage and joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1992. She received Academy Award nominations for Academy Award for Best Actress/Best Actress for her roles as Bess McNeil in the 1996 film Breaking the Waves and Jacqueline du Pré in the 1998 film Hilary and Jackie. In 2002, she returned to the stage in Twelfth Night at the Donmar Warehouse. Also at the Donmar in 2003, she starred in Uncle Vanya and was nominated for the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress/Olivier Award for Best Actress. On television, she starred in the ITV Network/ITV drama Appropriate Adult in 2011, for which she won the British Academy Television Award for Best Actress/BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress.

Her other films include, The Boxer (1997 film)/The Boxer (1997), Angela's Ashes (film)/Angela's Ashes (1999), Gosford Park (2001), Punch-Drunk Love (2002), Red Dragon (film)/Red Dragon (2002), Equilibrium (film)/Equilibrium (2002), The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004), Within the Whirlwind (2009) and The Book Thief (film)/The Book Thief (2013).

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