Knowledge Identifier: +Naomi_Watts
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1968.
Countries: United States (52%), United Kingdom (15%), Australia (9%)
Linked to: Pink Floyd, American Film Institute, American Film Institute Awards 2001, Entertainment Weekly
Peter Watts left Pink Floyd in 1974, and he and Myfanwy were later reconciled
The director John Duigan invited her to take a supporting role in his 1991 indie film, "Flirting", during the 1989 premiere of "Dead Calm", after a five years absence in film
Nicole Kidman - In 1991, she co-starred with former classmate and friend Naomi Watts and Thandie Newton in the independent film Flirting.
The movie received critical acclaim and was featured on Roger Ebert's list of the 10 best movies of 1992
After a small role in the 1993 comedy picture "Matinee", which featured John Goodman in the leading role, she landed the supporting role of "Jet Girl" in the futuristic 1995 film "Tank Girl"
Heath Ledger - Among his most notable romantic relationships, Ledger dated actress Heather Graham for several months in 2000 to 2001, and he had a serious on-and-off-again long-term relationship with actress Naomi Watts, whom he met during the filming of "Ned Kelly" and with whom he lived at times from 2002 to 2004
In 2002, she starred in one of the biggest box office hits of that year, the English language remake of the Japanese horror film "The Ring", directed by Gore Verbinski
Marnie (film) - Actress Naomi Watts dressed up as Hedren's Marnie for the March 2008 issue of "Vanity Fair" magazine
In 2009, Watts starred alongside Clive Owen the political thriller "The International"
In 2010, Watts portrayed Valerie Plame Wilson, opposite Sean Penn as Joe Wilson, in "Fair Game", the 2012 drama film The Impossible
Abu Dhabi Film Festival - Making its Middle East premiere is "Fair Game", starring Naomi Watts and Sean Penn and directed by Doug Liman, the political thriller tells the real life story of Valerie Plame, American CIA agent outed by the Bush Administration in an effort to discredit revelations of falsified evidence in the lead-up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq
Oliver Hirschbiegel - In 2012 he is scheduled to direct the film "Diana", about Princess Diana, with Naomi Watts announced to play the lead role
Watts played a "Hollywood-turned-stage actress who provides a foil to pretentious on-screen partner Edward Norton" in "Birdman", the winner of the Academy Award for Best Picture of 2014
In February, 2016, it was reported that she had agreed to become the honorary president of Glantraeth FC, a small football club in Malltraeth, Anglesey, Wales, near to her grandparents' farm, where she spent time as a child
Game of Thrones - In October 2018, it was announced that Naomi Watts had been cast as the female lead in the pilot, playing a character described as "a charismatic socialite hiding a dark secret