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Naomi Watts

Naomi Watts


Date of Birth:
Sep 28, 1968

Place of Birth:
Shoreham, Kent, England

Actress, Film Producer

Liev Schreiber (2005–16)


Years active:

Naomi Watts - Summary Details

Naomi Ellen Watts (born 28 September 1968) is an English actress and film producer. She made her screen debut in the Australian drama film For Love Alone (1986) and then appeared in the Australian television series' Hey Dad..! (1990), Brides of Christ (1991), Home and Away (1991) and the coming-of-age comedy-drama film Flirting (1991). After moving to the United States, Watts appeared in films, including Tank Girl (1995), Children of the Corn IV: The Gathering (1996) and Dangerous Beauty (1998) and had the lead role in the television series Sleepwalkers (1997–1998).

After years as a struggling actress, Watts came to attention in David Lynch's psychological thriller Mulholland Drive (2001). The following year, she enjoyed box-office success with her role as Rachel Keller in The Ring (2002), the remake of a successful Japanese horror film. She then received nominations at the Academy Awards and the Screen Actors' Guild Awards in the Best Actress categories for her portrayal of Cristina Peck in Alejandro González Iñárritu's neo-noir 21 Grams (2003). Her subsequent films include David O. Russell's comedy I Heart Huckabees (2004), the 2005 remake of King Kong, the crime-thriller Eastern Promises (2007) and the Tom Tykwer-directed thriller The International (2009). Since then, Watts has portrayed Valerie Plame Wilson in the biographical drama Fair Game (2010) and Helen Gandy in Clint Eastwood's biographical drama J. Edgar (2011). For her leading role as Maria Bennett in the disaster film The Impossible (2012), she received second nominations for the Academy Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress and a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress.

In 2002, Watts was included in People magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People. In 2006, she became a goodwill...

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Naomi Watts, Diana

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21 Grams

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Live Schreiber is an actor who rarely plays the same character more than once. Whether he's on stage or screen, the quietly spoken intelligent actor immerses himself...

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