September 28, 1968
53 years old
5 ft 5 in | 165 cm tall
34-25-34 in | 86-63.5-86 cm
57 kg | 125.5 pounds
7 US | 37.5 EU
Naomi Ellen Watts was born in Tonbridge, Kent, England, on 28 September 1968, is an British actress.
Young Naomi Watts started her career as a model and in television commercials, at the age of 18.
She made her big screen debut in Australian drama movie For Love Alone (1986) in role as Leo's girlfriend.
She got her television debut in Australian sitcom Hey Dad..! (1990) in role as Belinda Lawrence.
Her breakthrough performance came as Betty / Diane Selwyn in neo noir mystery film Mulholland Drive (2001).
She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance as Cristina Peck in crime drama movie 21 Grams (2003).
She played Evelyn Johnson-Eaton science fiction action movies:
The Divergent Series: Insurgent (2015)
The Divergent Series: Allegiant (2016)
She was nominated for the Academy Award and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her role as Maria Bennett in drama disaster film The Impossible (2012).
Ned Kelly (2003) historical drama opposite Heath Ledger and Orlando Bloom
King Kong (2005) epic monster adventure directed by Peter Jackson
Adore (2013) drama with Robin Wright and Xavier Samuel
Diana (2013) biographical drama in role as Diana Princess of Wales
St. Vincent (2014) comedy drama with Bill Murray and Melissa McCarthy
Sunlight Jr. (2013) drama opposite Matt Dillon and Norman Reedus
Eastern Promises (2007) gangster drama with Viggo Mortensen and Vincent Cassel
The Ring (2002) supernatural horror in role as Rachel Keller
Funny Games (2007) psychological thriller with Tim Roth, Michael Pitt and Brady Corbet
I Heart Huckabees (2004) comedy with Jude Law and Mark Wahlberg
The Assassination of Richard Nixon (2004) drama opposite Sean Penn and Don Cheadle
The International (2009) political thriller opposite Clive Owen and Armin Mueller-Stahl
J. Edgar (2011) biographical drama opposite Leonardo DiCaprio and Armie Hammer
While We're Young (2014) comedy drama opposite Ben Stiller and Amanda Seyfried
The Painted Veil (2006) drama romance with Liev Schreiber and Edward Norton
Chuck (2016) biographical sports drama with Liev Schreiber and Elisabeth Moss
Birdman (2014) black comedy directed by Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Demolition (2015) drama opposite Jake Gyllenhaal and Chris Cooper
The Glass Castle (2017) biographical drama opposite Brie Larson and Woody Harrelson
Ophelia (2018) historical romantic drama opposite Daisy Ridley and George MacKay
Luce (2019) drama in role as Amy Edgar, opposite Octavia Spencer and Tim Roth
The Wolf Hour (2019) drama thriller in role as June E. Leigh, with Jennifer Ehle and Brennan Brown
Penguin Bloom (2020) drama in role as Sam Bloom, opposite Andrew Lincoln and Rachel House
This Is the Night (2021) drama opposite Frank Grillo and Bobby Cannavale
Boss Level (2021) science fiction action in role as Jemma Wells, with Annabelle Wallis, Mel Gibson and Frank Grillo
Home and Away (1991) Australian television soap opera in role as Julie Gibson
Brides of Christ (1991) Australian television miniseries in role as Frances Heffernan
Sleepwalkers (1997–1998) NBC science fiction series in role as Kate Russell
She portrayed Janey-E Jones in the third season of Twin Peaks (2017).
Gypsy (2017) Netflix psychological thriller web television series in role as Jean Holloway
The Loudest Voice (2019) Showtime drama television miniseries in role as Gretchen Carlson
Attended Welsh language school, Ysgol Gyfun Llangefni and Thomas Mills High School.
Attended Mosman High School and North Sydney Girls High School in Australia.
Has an brother, Ben Watts.
Good friends with Sean Penn, Mark Ruffalo and Nicole Kidman.
Is a vegetarian.
Featured in advertising campaigns for Audi, Pantene haircare and Ann Taylor women's clothing.
Became a goodwill ambassador for Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (2006).
Lives in Los Angeles and New York City.
She dated Heath Ledger (2002-2004) and Stephen Hopkins (1999-2001).
Has been engaged to actor Liev Schreiber (2007-2016), they have two sons.