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Naomi Watts


Naomi Ellen Watts was born on September 28, 1968 in Shoreham, England, to Myfanwy Edwards "Miv" (Roberts), an antiques dealer and costume/set designer, and Peter Watts (Peter Anthony Watts), the road manager to Pink Floyd. Her maternal grandfather was Welsh. Her father died when Naomi was seven and she began to follow her mother and her brother ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 54 wins & 85 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

King Kong
King Kong Ann Darrow
(2005)
Mulholland Dr.
Mulholland Dr. Betty / Diane Selwyn
(2001)
The Ring
The Ring Rachel
(2002)
The Impossible
(2012)

Filmography

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 2017 Twin Peaks (TV Series)
Janey-E Jones
- Part 18 (2017) ... Janey-E Jones
- Part 16 (2017) ... Janey-E Jones
- Part 15 (2017) ... Janey-E Jones
- Part 13 (2017) ... Janey-E Jones
- Part 10 (2017) ... Janey-E Jones
 2016/I Shut In
Mary
 2016 Chuck
Linda
 2016 Allegiant
Evelyn
 2015 Demolition
Karen
 2015 Insurgent
Evelyn
 2014 St. Vincent
Daka
 2014 BoJack Horseman (TV Series)
Naomi Watts
- One Trick Pony (2014) ... Naomi Watts (voice)
 2013 Diana
Diana
 2013 Adoration
Lil
 2013 Movie 43
Samantha (segment "Homeschooled")
 2007 Funny Games
Ann
 2006 Inland Empire
Suzie Rabbit (voice)
 2005/I Stay
Lila Culpepper
 2002 Rabbits (Short)
Suzie
 2002 The Outsider (TV Movie)
Rebecca Yoder
 2002 The Ring
Rachel
 2001 Ellie Parker (Short)
Ellie Parker
 2001 Never Date an Actress (Short)
The Shallow Girlfriend
 1999 BlueBob: Thank You, Judge (Video short)
Wife
 1999 Mulholland Dr. (TV Movie)
Betty / Diane Selwyn
 1998 A House Divided (Short)
Amanda
 1998 The Christmas Wish (TV Movie)
Renee
 1998 Babe: Pig in the City
Additional Voices (voice)
 1997-1998 Sleepwalkers (TV Series)
Kate Russell
- Sub-Conscious (1998) ... Kate Russell
- Cassandra (1998) ... Kate Russell
- A Matter of Fax (1998) ... Kate Russell
- Passed Imperfect (1998) ... Kate Russell
- Counting Sheep (1998) ... Kate Russell
 1996 Persons Unknown
Molly
 1996 Timepiece (TV Movie)
Mary Chandler
 1996 Children of the Corn: The Gathering (Video)
Grace Rhodes
 1996 Secrets of the Bermuda Triangle (TV Movie)
Amanda
 1993 The Custodian
Louise
 1993 Wide Sargasso Sea
Fanny Grey
 1993 Matinee
Shopping Cart Starlet
 1991 Flirting
Janet Odgers
 1991 Brides of Christ (TV Mini-Series)
Frances Heffernan
- Paul (1991) ... Frances Heffernan
- Ambrose (1991) ... Frances Heffernan
- Frances (1991) ... Frances Heffernan
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Appeared in the play 'Proof' in Melbourne, Australia in 2002 with Heath Ledger and Rachel Griffiths. See more »

Publicity Listings:

12 Interviews | 29 Articles | 10 Pictorials | 30 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 4½" (1.64 m)
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Personal Quote:

I never get recognized on the street. I'm lucky that way. People see me as the dolled-up movie-star type on the red carpet, but in real life, I don't look anything like that. I blend easily into a crowd. My husband, Liev Schreiber, is really distinct, and quite often people push me aside to get to him. They'll say, "Isn't that the guy...?" and list off all his credits. They will then ask, "Can ... See more »

Trivia:

Had a horrific fall on the New Zealand set of King Kong (2005). She fell from a height into a ditch, to the shock of the cast and crew. She thanked her rigorous practice of yoga for saving her from any permanent damage. See more »

Trademark:

Often works with Sean Penn. See more »

Nickname:

Queen of Remakes

Star Sign:

Libra

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