Emily Watson is an English actress. She started her acting career in the mid 1990s. Her cinematic debut in the movie Breaking the Waves proved to be strong. This was because she was nominated for an Oscar for Best Actress for her role. She next starred in the movie Hilary and Jackie where she got another Oscar nomination for Best Actress. In the 2000s, she starred in the films Gosford Park, Red Dragon, Equilibrium, and The Life and Death of Peter Sellers, among others. She continued her active film career in the 2010s. During this time she starred in Appropriate Adult, Anna Karenina, and The Book Thief, to name a few.