Already an accomplished actress at the age of 22, Emma Watson has starred in 14 films. She is best known for playing the iconic character of Hermione Granger in the eight enormously successful Harry Potter films. Her performance in the first film of the series, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, won her a Young Artist Award for Best Leading Young Actress.
Emma’s most recent film sees her playing the American lead role of Sam on Stephen Chbosky’s adaptation of his coming-of-age novel The Perks of Being a Wallflower. The film opened to critical acclaim in September 2012.
Emma is in her fourth year of study at Brown University where she is concentrating in English Literature after completing a year abroad at Oxford University for her third year.
Education is so important, not just for the individual but for society as a whole, and in the poorest areas it is so often girls who miss out. I am delighted to support Camfed and the amazing work they do.