Naomi Watts


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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 59 wins & 89 nominations. See more awards »

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Mulholland Drive Betty / Diane Selwyn
(2001)
King Kong Ann Darrow
(2005)
(2012)

Filmography

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 2020 Boss Level (completed)
Jemma Wells
 2020 Penguin Bloom (completed)
Sam Bloom
 2019 The Loudest Voice (TV Mini-Series)
Gretchen Carlson
- 2016 (2019) ... Gretchen Carlson
- 2015 (2019) ... Gretchen Carlson
- 2012 (2019) ... Gretchen Carlson
- 2009 (2019) ... Gretchen Carlson
- 2008 (2019) ... Gretchen Carlson
 2019/I Luce
Amy Edgar
 2019 The Wolf Hour
June Leigh
 2018/I Vice
News Anchor (uncredited)
 2018/I Ophelia
Gertrude / Mechtild
 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
 2017 The Glass Castle
Rose Mary
 2017 Gypsy (TV Series)
Jean Holloway
- Black Barn (2017) ... Jean Holloway
- Neverland (2017) ... Jean Holloway
- Marfa (2017) ... Jean Holloway
- Euphoria (2017) ... Jean Holloway
- Vagabond Hotel (2017) ... Jean Holloway
 2017 The Book of Henry
Susan Carpenter
 2016/I Shut In
Mary
 2016 Chuck
Linda
 2016 Allegiant
Evelyn
 2015 3 Generations
Maggie
 2015 Demolition
Karen
 2015 The Sea of Trees
Joan Brennan
 2014 While We're Young
Cornelia
 2014 St. Vincent
Daka
 2014 BoJack Horseman (TV Series)
Naomi Watts
- One Trick Pony (2014) ... Naomi Watts (voice)
 2013 Diana
Diana
 2013 Sunlight Jr.
Melissa
 2013 Adore
Lil
 2013 Movie 43
Samantha (segment "Homeschooled")
 2012 The Impossible
Maria
 2011 J. Edgar
Helen Gandy
 2011 Dream House
Ann Patterson
 2010/I Fair Game
Valerie Plame
 2009 Mother and Child
Elizabeth
 2009/I The International
Eleanor Whitman
 2007 Funny Games
Ann
 2007 Eastern Promises
Anna
 2007 Vanity Fair: Killers Kill, Dead Men Die (Video short)
The Skirt (credit only)
 2006 The Painted Veil
Kitty Fane
 2006 Inland Empire
Suzie Rabbit (voice)
 2005 King Kong
Ann Darrow
 2005 King Kong: The Official Game of the Movie (Video Game)
Ann Darrow (voice)
 2005/I Stay
Lila Culpepper
 2005 The Ring Two
Rachel
 2005 Ellie Parker
Ellie Parker
 2004 I Heart Huckabees
Dawn Campbell
 2004 The Assassination of Richard Nixon
Marie Andersen Bicke
 2004 We Don't Live Here Anymore
Edith Evans
 2003 21 Grams
Cristina Peck
 2003 The Divorce
Roxeanne de Persand
 2003 Ned Kelly
Julia Cook
 2002 Rabbits (Short)
Suzie
 2002 The Outsider (TV Movie)
Rebecca Yoder
 2002 Undertaking Betty
Meredith Mainwaring
 2002 The Ring
Rachel
 2001 Never Date an Actress (Short)
The Shallow Girlfriend
 2001 Mulholland Drive
Betty / Diane Selwyn
 2001 The Shaft
Jennifer Evans
 2001 Ellie Parker (Short)
Ellie Parker
 2000 The Wyvern Mystery (TV Movie)
Alice Fairfield
 1999 BlueBob: Thank You, Judge (Video short)
Wife
 1999 Mulholland Dr. (TV Movie)
Betty / Diane Selwyn
 1999 Strange Planet
Alice
 1999 The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer (TV Movie)
Holly Maddux
 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
 1998 Dangerous Beauty
Giulia De Lezze
 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
 1995 Tank Girl
Jet Girl
 1993 The Custodian
Louise
 1993 Gross Misconduct
Jennifer / Daughter
 1993 Wide Sargasso Sea
Fanny Grey
 1993 Matinee
Shopping Cart Starlet
 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
 1991 Home and Away (TV Series)
Julie Gibson
- Episode #1.778 (1991) ... Julie Gibson
- Episode #1.777 (1991) ... Julie Gibson
- Episode #1.776 (1991) ... Julie Gibson
- Episode #1.775 (1991) ... Julie Gibson
- Episode #1.772 (1991) ... Julie Gibson
 1991 Flirting
Janet Odgers
 1990 Hey Dad..! (TV Series)
Belinda Lawrence
- Bulk Bill Dill (1990) ... Belinda Lawrence
- Eternal Quadrangle (1990) ... Belinda Lawrence
 1986 For Love Alone
Leo's Girlfriend
 1986 Return to Eden (TV Series)
Model
- The Knife in the Back (1986) ... Model (uncredited)
- Visit from the Past (1986) ... Model (uncredited)
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Appeared in the play 'Proof' in Melbourne, Australia in 2002 with Heath Ledger and Rachel Griffiths. See more »

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Height:

5' 4½" (1.64 m)
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Yes, I did. I saw it once. I read the script and I really liked the script. I got excited about it, and then I managed to get hold of the copy of the Japanese version. It was particularly difficult to find as I was shooting a film in the south of Wales. The video store people looked at me blankly.

And when I got hold of it, I was in my hotel room alone and watching it on a very small TV monitor, ... See more »

Trivia:

Was Fernando Meirelles's first choice for the role of Tessa Quayle in The Constant Gardener (2005), but she declined due to her commitment to King Kong (2005). Rachel Weisz was then given the role. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays dark and troubled characters who endure loss and suffering See more »

Nickname:

Queen of Remakes

Star Sign:

Libra

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