Emily Watson

Emily Watson

Highest Rated: 100% The Dresser (2015)

Lowest Rated: 10% Monster Family (2018)

Birthday: Jan 14, 1967

Birthplace: Islington, London, England, UK

Made feature-film debut in 1996 in Breaking the Waves; she won the role after Helena Bonham Carter, who was to play the part, dropped out. Turned down the lead in 2001 romantic comedy Amélie, which was written with her in mind, in part because she didn't speak French well enough. In 2003, received an honourary master's degree from her alma mater, Bristol University. As a supporter of the children's charity, the NSPCC, was inducted into the society's hall of fame for leading the successful campaign to appoint a Children's Commissioner for England in 2004. In 2007, wrote Mood Indigo with her husband, a film script set in the Second World War about a young woman who falls in love with a pilot. Appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2015. Active in the British children's charity Scene & Heard.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
72% The Happy Prince Constance Wilde 2018
67% On Chesil Beach Violet Ponting 2018
10% Monster Family Emma 2018
91% King Lear Regan 2018
No Score Yet Apple Tree Yard Actor 2017
74% A Royal Night Out Queen Elizabeth $1.7M 2015
100% The Dresser Her Ladyship 2015
73% Everest Helen Wilton $46.6M 2015
No Score Yet A Song for Jenny Julie Nicholson 2015
84% Testament Of Youth Mrs. Brittain 2015
24% Little Boy Emma Busbee $5M 2015
79% The Theory of Everything Beryl Wilde $35.9M 2014
84% Belle Lady Mansfield $8.8M 2014
47% The Book Thief Rosa 2013
57% Some Girl(s) Lindsay 2013
63% Anna Karenina Countess Lydia Ivanovna $12.9M 2012
No Score Yet Clan Of The Meerkats 2d Actor 2012
No Score Yet Meerkats 3D Actor 2012
74% War Horse Rosie Narracott $79.9M 2011
69% Oranges And Sunshine Margaret $2.1M 2011
22% Fireflies in the Garden Young Jane Lawrence $37.4K 2011
55% Cemetery Junction Mrs. Kendrick 2010
No Score Yet Within The Whirlwind Evgenia Ginzburg 2009
75% Cold Souls Claire $0.8M 2009
68% Synecdoche, New York Tammy $3.1M 2008
No Score Yet The Memory Keeper's Daughter Caroline Gil 2008
74% The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep Anne MacMorrow $40.5M 2007
67% Miss Potter Millie Warne $2.9M 2007
No Score Yet Kruistocht in spijkerbroek (Crusade in Jeans) (Crusade: A March Through Time) Actor 2006
53% Wah-Wah Ruby Compton $0.2M 2006
71% Separate Lies Anne Manning $0.9M 2005
84% Tim Burton's Corpse Bride Victoria Everglot $53.4M 2005
87% The Heart of the Game Actor $0.4M 2005
86% The Proposition Martha Stanley $1.8M 2005
65% Bright Young Things Actor $0.9M 2004
69% The Life and Death of Peter Sellers Anne Sellers 2004
No Score Yet Back to Gaya (Boo, Zino & the Snurks) Actor 2004
40% Equilibrium Mary O'Brien 2002
79% Punch-Drunk Love Lena Leonard $17.9M 2002
68% Red Dragon Reba McClane $93M 2002
86% Gosford Park Elsie $41.3M 2001
58% The Luzhin Defence Natalia 2001
No Score Yet Ice Worlds Director 2001
28% Trixie Trixie Zurbo 2000
52% Angela's Ashes Angela 1999
64% Cradle Will Rock Olive Stanton 1999
64% Metroland Marion 1999
88% Hilary and Jackie Jacqueline Du Pre 1998
80% The Boxer Maggie 1997
No Score Yet The Mill on the Floss Maggie Tulliver 1997
85% Breaking the Waves Bess McNeill 1996

TV

Credit
96% Chernobyl
2019
Ulana Khomyuk 2019
82% Little Women
2017
Marmee 2019
2018
70% Genius
2017-2019
Elsa Einstein 2018
2017
92% Apple Tree Yard
2017
Yvonne Carmichael 2017
55% Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe
2015
Grace McKee 2015
No Score Yet The View
1997
Guest 2011
No Score Yet The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
1992-2014
Guest 2000
No Score Yet Masterpiece
1971-2014
Maggie Tulliver 1997

QUOTES FROM Emily Watson CHARACTERS

Roland Leighton says: I'd like permission to see Vera again, Mrs Brittain. Fully chaperoned, of course.

Mrs. Brittain says: We'll see.

Mr. Brittain says: Vera, come back and apologise now. If you can't show me the respect I deserve, then at least show some for our guests.

Vera Brittain says: I don't want a piano. You knew I didn't want one and still you bought it. I won't be bullied by you.

Mr. Brittain says: Oh, I buy her the most expensive gift of her life, but no, I'm bullying.

Mrs. Brittain says: Your father hoped you'd be happy, dear.

Vera Brittain says: That piano could pay for a whole year at Oxford.

Lindsay says: How do you help me get back some of the dignity that I lost?

Bess McNeill says: Sometimes I don't even have to tell him about it. Jan and me, we have a spiritual contact.

Lena Leonard says: So here we go.

Lena Leonard says: People are just crazy in this world, I think.

Lena Leonard says: Oh, I'm sorry. Was that like, a secret pudding?

Barry Egan says: I'm lookin' at your face and I just wanna smash it. I just wanna fuckin' smash it with a sledgehammer and squeeze it. You're so pretty.

Lena Leonard says: I want to chew your face and I want to scoop out your eyes and I want to eat them and chew them and suck on them.

Barry Egan says: Ok. This is funny. This is nice.

Victoria Everglot says: No i'm telling the truth. Victor needs my help.

Victoria Everglot says: Its Victor, he's married a corpse. A corpse bride.

Victoria Everglot says: It's true, Victor married a dead woman! I saw her. We need to save him.

Rosie Narracott says: I might hate you more, but I'll never love you less.

Rosie Narracott says: I might hate you more, but I'll never love you less.

Jane Lawrence says: Meat is murder.

Bess McNeill says: His name is Jan.

Martha Stanley says: What if it had been me?

Mary O'Brian says: Aren't you going to take your dose?

Mary O'Brian says: Did your friends kill him?

John Preston says: Not my friends. I killed him.

Jacqueline Du Pre says: Listen to that, it sounds like you are running for a bus.

Daniel Barenboim says: I've never run for a bus in my life!

Margaret Humphreys says: I don't like the idea of you walking around with a monster like that in your head.

Maggie says: I luv you!

Maggie says: I love you!

Rosie Narracott says: Easy stomach, eeaazzzeeee!

Victoria Everglot says: Oh, Hildegarde, what if....what if Victor and I don't....like each other?

Maudeline Everglot says: Ha! As if that has anything to do with marriage. Do you suppose your father and I "like" each other?

Victoria Everglot says: Surely you must, a little....

Maudeline Everglot says: Of course not!

Finis Everglot says: Of course not!

Maudeline Everglot says: Get those corsets laced properly. I can hear you speak without gasping.

Finis Everglot says: Marvelous news, Victoria, there'll be a wedding after all.

Victoria Everglot says: You found him?

Maudeline Everglot says: Make haste, my dear, our relatives will arrive at any moment. We must have you looking presentable for Lord Barkis.

Victoria Everglot says: Lord Barkis?

Maudeline Everglot says: He will make a fine husband.

Finis Everglot says: Aye. A fortuitous turn of events indeed.

Maudeline Everglot says: A far better prospect this time.

Victoria Everglot says: But I do not love him. You cannot make me do this!

Finis Everglot says: We must.

Victoria Everglot says: Please, I beg of you! There must be another way!

Finis Everglot says: Without your marriage to Lord Barkis, we shall be forced penniless into the street. We are destitute.

Victoria Everglot says: But...Victor....

Maudeline Everglot says: Victor Van Dort is gone, child.

Finis Everglot says: You shall marry Lord Barkis tomorrow. *with Maudeline* According to plan!

Victor Van Dort says: Victoria!

Victoria Everglot says: Victor? I'm so happy to see you!! Here, come by the fire. Where have you been? Are you all right?

Victor Van Dort says: I....I...oh, dear.

Victoria Everglot says: You're as cold as death! What's happened to you? Your coat!

Victor Van Dort says: Victoria, I confess. This morning I was...terrified of marriage. But then, on meeting you, I....felt I should be with you always, and that out wedding could not come soon enough!

Victoria Everglot says: Victor....I feel the same....

Victor Van Dort says: Victoria, I s-s... I seem to find myself married. And you should know it's unexpected!

Corpse Bride says: My darling, I just wanted to meet.....darling! Who's this?

Victoria Everglot says: Who is she?!

Corpse Bride says: I'm his wife.

Victoria Everglot says: Victor?

Victor Van Dort says: Victoria, wait, you don't understand. She's dead. Look!

Corpse Bride says: Hopscotch!

Victor Van Dort says: No, no! VICTORIAAAAA!!

Victor Van Dort says: Victoria?

Victoria Everglot says: *hugs Victor* Oh, Victor...I never thought I'd see you again....

Victoria Everglot says: [hugs Victor] Oh, Victor... I never thought I'd see you again...

Barkis Bittern says: *crawls out from underneath table, after all the dead people interrupt the wedding reception* That's it. We're going to take whatever money we can and get out of here.

Barkis Bittern says: [crawls out from underneath table, after all the dead people interrupt the wedding reception] That's it. We're going to take whatever money we can and get out of here.

Victoria Everglot says: Money? What money?

Barkis Bittern says: Your dowry. It's my right!

Victoria Everglot says: My parents don't have any money. It's my marriage to you that will save them from the poorhouse.

Barkis Bittern says: The....the poorhouse?! *grabs and shakes Victoria* You're lying. It isn't true. Tell me that you're lying!!

Barkis Bittern says: The....the poorhouse?! [grabs and shakes Victoria] You're lying. It isn't true. Tell me that you're lying!!

Victoria Everglot says: Did things not go according to your plan, Lord Barkis? *squirms out of Barkis's arms* Well, perhaps in dissapointment we are perfectly matched!

Victoria Everglot says: Did things not go according to your plan, Lord Barkis? [squirms out of Barkis's arms] Well, perhaps in dissapointment we are perfectly matched!

Mary O'Brian says: you exist to continue your existence. what is the point?

Mary O'Brian says: It's circular, you exist to continue your existence. What's the point?

Reba McClane says: If there's anything I hate worse than pity, it's fake pity. Especially from a walking hard-on like Ralph Mandy.

Francis Dolarhyde AKA The Tooth Fairy says: I have no pity.

Rosie Narracott says: I might hate you more, but i'll never love you less.

Victoria Everglot says: (To Victor, after he calls her "Miss Everglot) Perhaps, in view of the circumstances...you could call me Victoria. *smiles*

Victoria Everglot says: [to Victor, after he calls her Miss Everglot ] Perhaps, in view of the circumstances...you could call me Victoria. *smiles*

Rosie Narracott says: [to Ted] I might hate you more, but I'll never love you less.

Henry Denton says: You Brits really don't have a sense of humor do you?

Elsie says: We do if something's funny, sir.

Rosie Narracott says: I could love you no less, but I could hate you more.

Francis Dolarhyde AKA The Tooth Fairy says: You felt so good.

Reba McClane says: So did you D.

Margaret Humphreys says: Were talking about the organized deportation of children.

Anne MacMorrow says: Jings, Crusoe. You're as big as a prize pig.