• Emily  Watson

    Emily Watson

    Born on January 14th, 1967

    From Islington, London, England


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The Theory of Everything

In the 1960s, Cambridge University student and future physicist Stephen Hawking (Eddie Redmayne) falls in love with fellow collegian Jane Wilde (Felicity Jones). At 21, Hawking learns that he has motor neuron disease. Despite this -- and with Jane at his side -- he begins an ambitious study of time, of which he has very little left, according to his doctor. He and Jane defy terrible odds and break new ground in the fields of medicine and science, achieving more than either could hope to imagine.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2015)
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2012)
Leading Actress
Golden Globe (2012)
Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2012)
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
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Oranges and Sunshine

Until the early 1970s, thousands of British children -- many orphans, others taken by social workers from broken homes -- were packed onto ships bound for Australia. Promised "oranges and sunshine," many instead endured abuse in workhouses as virtual slaves. In 1987, Nottingham, England, social worker Margaret Humphreys (Emily Watson) learns the horrific extent of this program as she attempts to help two of its survivors, the timid Jack (Hugo Weaving) and the violent Len (David Wenham).

Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2011)
Best Lead Actress