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Naomi Watts

Naomi Watts was born in Shoreham, England on September 28, 1968 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 around ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 49 wins & 66 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 About Ray
 2015 Insurgent
 2014 St. Vincent
 2014 BoJack Horseman (TV Series)
Naomi Watts
- One Trick Pony (2014) ... Naomi Watts (voice)
 2013 Movie 43
Samantha (segment "Homeschooled")
 2013 Diana
 2013 Adore
 2007 Funny Games
 2006 Inland Empire
Suzie Rabbit (voice)
 2005/I Stay
Lila Culpepper
 2002 Rabbits
 2002 The Outsider (TV Movie)
Rebecca Yoder
 2002 The Ring
 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)
 1998 The Christmas Wish (TV Movie)
 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
 1996 Timepiece (TV Movie)
Mary Chandler
 1996 Children of the Corn: The Gathering (Video)
Grace Rhodes
 1996 Bermuda Triangle (TV Movie)
 1993 The Custodian
 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 | 26 Articles | 10 Pictorials | 29 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' 4½" (1.64 m)

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I had gotten to a place where I truly believed everything I was called: 'not sexy,' 'not funny,' 'too intense,' desperate.' All those labels they gave me, I took them because there wasn't a trace of my true self left. - on the struggles of her early career. See more »


Has been in at least seven remakes/revisions: The Shaft (2001), The Ring (2002), Ned Kelly (2003), Ellie Parker (2005), King Kong (2005), The Painted Veil (2006) and Funny Games (2007). See more »


Often works with Sean Penn. See more »


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