Emma Watson had to audition seven times before finally being cast as Hermione in the Harry Potter movies.
Emma Watson is no doubt a household name at this point – and has been ever since starring as Hermione Granger in the popular Harry Potter series.
1. Everyone seems to love this wholesome actress who isn’t afraid to speak her mind and stand up for what she believes in.
2. Here we satisfy Emma’s curiosity with 30 of the most interesting facts about this famous actress!
3. Even though everyone knows Emma Watson is British, she was actually born in Paris, France, and can speak a little French!
4. Emma is 31 years old and was born on April 15, 1990. Her full name is Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson.
5. Emma Watson is of British and Turkish descent, and while her parents are both lawyers, they both separated early on in her childhood.
6. Because of this, Emma has three step-brothers and two step-sisters.
7. Growing up, she wanted to be an actress from the age of only 6! Luckily, she was able to train at the Oxford branch of Stagecoach Theater Arts part-time as a kid.
8. At her regular school, she was on the dance team as well as the field hockey team.
9. Her first-ever acting role was being cast as Hermione Granger in the popular Harry Potter series. Before that, she had never acted professionally.
10. Her teachers convinced her to audition for the role, but she actually had to audition seven times before being cast at last as Hermione.