Emily Watson quotes

Born
14 January 1967, Islington, London, England.

Occupation
Actress.

Emily Watson is an English actress.

I’ve always been creative, I think.
– Emily Watson
Yeah, a lot of people think I’ll be a tortured nutcase when they meet me.
– Emily Watson
I always think I am going to do my best.
– Emily Watson
I love my job, but to say why I do is quite hard. I can go a certain distance without doing it, and then I have to go back to work. It’s like a hunger, or an appetite that you have to feed.
– Emily Watson
I don’t think I will be less good because there’s less pressure on me.
– Emily Watson
I was a pretentious child. I grew up without a television. I read a lot of books and I loved Shakespeare. Still do.
– Emily Watson
Believing in God is a very intense inner struggle of mine. It’s something I worry about a lot, but which I don’t have the answer to.
– Emily Watson
It’s an incredible privilege for an actor to look into the camera. It’s like looking right into the heart of the film, and you can’t take that lightly.
– Emily Watson
Friends always say you don’t realise how robust your baby is until you drop it.
– Emily Watson
It’s a whole different kind of anxiety. But the great thing about doing a theatre job is that once the ball starts rolling you just have to go with it, it’s inexorable.
– Emily Watson
I do think you feel a little bit like you are preying on people’s lives.
– Emily Watson
I was a normal, rather dutiful child. I didn’t even rebel as a teenager.
– Emily Watson
I grew up without a television. It meant that I read lots of books and entertained myself.
– Emily Watson
In my early career I was like a goldfish. Rejection didn’t affect me; I’d just forget how bad it was and keep going back for more.
– Emily Watson
You have to play the logic of a character.
– Emily Watson
I sometimes feel like it’s difficult for people to relate to me, until they spend, like, a day with me, and until they walk around with me in public.
– Emily Watson