Actor Trivia 22 Endearing Facts You Didn't Know About Emma Watson  

Ryan Davis
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She's best known for her role as Hermoine Granger in the Harry Potter franchise, but who is Emma Watson behind closed doors? Despite her A-list status among young Hollywood actresses, Emma has maintained a low profile, away from the curious eyes of the paparazzi. It's made her a mysterious yet lovable creature to admire from afar. Audiences grew up alongside Emma Watson, but there's still so much to learn about the wide-eyed girl who once punched Draco Malfoy in the face.

If you're wondering about the real life Emma Watson, here are a few intriguing facts you didn't know about the British actress. After reading through this trivial, you'll practically be able to write your own Watson biography. Vote up the facts you find most endearing about the self-proclaimed feminist.
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J.K. Rowling Knew She Was Hermione from the Beginning


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J.K. Rowling knew she had found her Hermione after Watson's very first screen test. Rowling, who was notoriously involved in the production of the films, instantaneously took a liking to Watson. After her first test, Rowling expressed to casting directors that she was right for Granger, but Watson would ultimately still have to go through a few more auditions to land the role.
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She Had a Huge Crush on Draco Malfoy


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Emma Watson had it bad for Tom Felton when they started filming the Harry Potter series. Unfortunately, her crush wound up breaking her heart. Watson confessed, "He totally knew and the thing is that he'd tell everyone, 'I see her in a younger, sisterly way,' and it just broke my heart. It still does." Sounds like Tom made the perfect villain, both on and off the screen.


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She Turned Down the Chance to Play Cinderella


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Watson disappointed fans after she turned down the role of Cinderella in the live action reboot of the film. Lily James ultimately went on to star in the role, but Watson will still get the chance to star as a Disney princess. She accepted the role of Belle in the live action reboot of Beauty and the Beast
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She Slept Through the Vanity Fair Oscars Party


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Following the 2014 Oscars ceremony, Watson had every intention of attending the wildly anticipated annual Vanity Fair party. However, when she got to her room to change for the star-studded event, she passed out midway and missed the whole thing. Discussing the minor hiccup, Emma admitted, "Someone woke up like, 'D'ya want to get changed to go to the party now?' and I was like 'I kinda just want to stay here.' So I just ate pizza and fell asleep.'"

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