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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014.
By United Press International
'The Book Thief' reunites Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson

'The Book Thief' reunites Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson

NEW YORK, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Australian actor Geoffrey Rush says filming inside a modest German home during the winter helped him bond with his co-stars in the World War II drama, "The Book Thief."
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Jan. 14, 2013.
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'Appropriate Adult' wins big at Bafta

'Appropriate Adult' wins big at Bafta

LONDON, May 28 (UPI) -- Emily Watson and Dominic West took home top acting awards at the British Academy Television Awards for their roles in ITV's drama "Appropriate Adult."

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012.
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Giamatti comedy acquired by Samuel Goldwyn

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- The film studio, Samuel Goldwyn, now owns the U.S. rights to the film "Cold Souls," a new comedy starring actor Paul Giamatti, industry sources say.
Lifetime adapts 'Memory Keeper's Daughter'

Lifetime adapts 'Memory Keeper's Daughter'

LOS ANGELES, March 6 (UPI) -- Lifetime Television has adapted Kim Edwards' blockbuster novel "The Memory Keeper's Daughter" for the small screen, the U.S. cable TV network said Thursday.

Mulroney, Watson to star in Lifetime film

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Hollywood stars Dermot Mulroney and Emily Watson are set to star in Lifetime's small-screen adaptation of the novel, "The Memory Keeper's Daughter."

Zellweger to present 'Potter' at film fest

KARLOVY VARY, Czech Republic, June 10 (UPI) -- Oscar winner Renee Zellweger will present the Beatrix Potter biopic, "Miss Potter," at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in the Czech Republic.

Zellweger: 'Miss Potter' not a chick flick

NEW YORK, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Hollywood actress Renee Zellweger says she doesn't think her new film, "Miss Potter," should be labeled as a "chick flick."

Stars line up for 'Waterhorse' fantasy

LOS ANGELES, April 25 (UPI) -- David Morrissey, Emily Watson and Alex Etel will star in Jay Russell's film fantasy "The Water Horse," it was announced Tuesday.

Zellweger attends Beatrix Potter ceremony

HAWKSHEAD, England, April 24 (UPI) -- Actress Renee Zellweger -- starring in a Beatrix Potter film being shot on location in England -- helped dedicate a statue in honor of the author.

Nominees for 62nd Golden Globe Awards

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Here is a list of nominees for the 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Monday in Beverly Hills, Calif.

'Housewives' lead Golden Globes TV field

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Dec. 13 (UPI) -- The new ABC hit "Desperate Housewives" led the TV field with five nominations Monday for Golden Globe Awards.

Johnny Depp, Tim Burton together again

LOS ANGELES, June 29 (UPI) -- Johnny Depp has joined the voice cast of Tim Burton's stop-motion animated feature "Corpse Bride," Daily Variety reported Tuesday.
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Emily Watson
British actress Emily Watson attends the World premiere of "Miss Potter" at Odeon, Leicester Square in London on December 3, 2006. (UPI Photo/Rune Hellestad)

Emily Watson (born 14 January 1967) is an English actress. She gave an acclaimed debut film performance in Lars von Trier's Breaking the Waves.

Watson was born in Islington, London, England, the daughter of an architect father and an English professor mother. She was brought up as an Anglican.

Watson was educated at Notting Hill and Ealing High School, an independent school for girls in Ealing in west London, which she has described as a 'progressive' school. She attended the University of Bristol, where she obtained a B.A. (1988, English). Following university, she trained at Drama Studio London, and later received a M.A. (2003, honorary) from Bristol University.

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