Emily Watson was rejected by an acting school.

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Did you know multiple times Oscar nominee for Best actress category, Emily Watson was rejected in her first application to acting school?

The 49-year-old English actress Emily Watson was rejected when she applied for acting school at first, after three years of working in clerical and waitress jobs she was finally accepted.

The actress spent several years in theater productions of the Royal Shakespeare Company before she got the opportunity of a lifetime and successfully landed in her first feature film role as Bess McNeil in Breaking The Waves. The film won her both Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations in the Best Actress category.

Who would have known a student once rejected from acting school would end up as the Academy Awards nominee for the Best Actress category right!

This is not the end of her Oscars nomination list, the actress again in 1998 got the Best Actress nomination for her portrayal of the manic British cellist Jacqueline du Pre in Hilary and Jackie.

Angelas’s Ashes, a film based on Frank McCourt’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel gave her the title role and her performance in the movie won the hearts of fan and critics alike.

Watson has done movies like The Mill on the Floss, The Boxer, Metroland, Trixie, The Luzhin Defence, Gosdord Park, Red Dragon, Equilibrium. her last movie, Punch Drunk Love.was opposite Adam Sandler.

She first met Jack Waters while working for the Royal Shakespeare Company and got married in the year 1995. They are enjoying a blissful married life and are parents to Dylan Waters and Juliet Waters. The family lives in London, United Kingdom.