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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 52 wins & 79 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

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

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 2018 Larrikins (filming) (voice)
 2017 Twin Peaks (TV Series) (post-production)
- Episode #1.1 (2017)
 2017 Gypsy (TV Series) (pre-production)
Jean Holloway
- Episode #1.10 (2017) ... Jean Holloway
- Episode #1.9 (2017) ... Jean Holloway
- Episode #1.8 (2017) ... Jean Holloway
- Episode #1.7 (2017) ... Jean Holloway
- Episode #1.6 (2017) ... Jean Holloway
  Ophelia (announced)
Gertrude
 2016 Shut In
 2016 Allegiant
Evelyn
 2015 About Ray
Maggie
 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 Adore
Lil
 2013 Movie 43
Samantha (segment "Homeschooled")
 2007 Funny Games
Ann
 2006 Inland Empire
Suzie Rabbit (voice)
 2005/I Stay
Lila Culpepper
 2002 Rabbits
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 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 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
- Catherine (1991) ... Frances Heffernan
- Rosemary (1991) ... Frances Heffernan
- Ambrose (1991) ... Frances Heffernan
- Frances (1991) ... Frances Heffernan
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Was featured as #26 in Maxim Magazine's "Hot 100 of 2002" supplement. (2002) See more »

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12 Interviews | 27 Articles | 10 Pictorials | 29 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 4½" (1.64 m)
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Since this was a remake, there was the fear that you're going to be compared to the original actors. The fact that Michael was designing each shot the exact same way as the original meant that you had to do the same blocking and tread the same steps as those actors. And then you think, oh wow, how can I invent this character, how can I find this scene in my own organic way? Michael's way is so ... See more »

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Her mother Miv Watts is an interior designer. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays characters that endure loss or suffering See more »

Nickname:

Queen of Remakes

Star Sign:

Libra

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