From the age of six, Emma knew that she wanted to be an actress and, for a number of years, she trained at the Oxford branch of Stagecoach Theatre Arts, a part-time theatre school where she studied singing, dancing and acting.
By the age of ten, she had performed and taken the lead in various Stagecoach productions and school plays. Casting agents found Emma through her Oxford theatre teacher.
Emma acquired two Critics' Choice Award nominations from the Broadcast Film Critics Association for her work in Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban and Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire.
The completion of the seventh and eight movies saw Emma receive nominations in 2011 for a Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Award, and for Best Actress at the Jameson Empire Awards.
The highly distributed British newspaper, 'The Daily Telegraph', called her performance "admirable".
She moved to Oxfordshire when she was five, where she attended the Dragon School.After the release of the first film of the highly successful franchise, Emma became one of the most well-known actresses in the world.She continued to play the role of Hermione Granger for nearly ten years, in all of the following Harry Potter films: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010), and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011).The Harry Potter franchise won the BAFTA for Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema in February 2011.2011 saw Emma in Simon Curtis's My Week With Marilyn (2011), alongside a stellar cast of Oscar nominees including Michelle Williams as Marilyn Monroe and Kenneth Branagh as Sir Laurence Olivier, in addition to Eddie Redmayne, Dame Judi Dench, Dougray Scott, Zoe Wanamaker, Toby Jones and Dominic Cooper.
The film broke records for opening-day sales and opening-weekend takings and was the highest-grossing film of 2001.Critics praised the film and the performances of the three leading young actors.