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Naomi Watts

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Naomi Watts

British-Australian actress who began her career in Australian television, where she appeared in series such as Hey Dad. add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1968.

Countries: United States (52%), United Kingdom (15%), Australia (9%)

Main connections: Sean Penn, Clive Owen, Academy Award for Best Actress

Linked to: Pink Floyd, American Film Institute, American Film Institute Awards 2001, Entertainment Weekly

 

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Naomi Watts was born in 1968 add something


1974

Peter Watts left Pink Floyd in 1974, and he and Myfanwy were later reconciled add something

 

She reunited with Sean Penn in "The Assassination of Richard Nixon", which was set in 1974 add something


1976

Two years later, in August 1976, he was found dead in his flat of Notting Hill of an apparent heroin overdose add something


1980

Watts has stated that she wanted to become an actress since she watched the 1980 film "Fame" add something


1986

Her film debut was the 1986 drama "For Love Alone" add something


1990

Watts was in a relationship with director Stephen Hopkins in the 1990s and actor Heath Ledger from August 2002 to May 2004 add something


1991

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 add something

 

Nicole Kidman - In 1991, she co-starred with former classmate and friend Naomi Watts and Thandie Newton in the independent film Flirting.


1992

The movie received critical acclaim and was featured on Roger Ebert's list of the 10 best movies of 1992 add something


1993

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" add something

 

In 1993 she appeared in another of Duigan's pictures, "Wide Sargasso Sea" add something


1997

Much of her early career is filled with near misses in casting, as she was up for significant roles in films such as the 1997 "The Postman" and "Meet the Parents", which eventually went to other actresses add something


1999

In 1999, she played Alice in the romantic comedy "Strange Planet" and the Texan student Holly Maddux in "The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer" add something


2000

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


 

Cannes Film Festival - The film premiered at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival and received a large number of awards and nominations, including the Best Actress distinction for Watts from the National Society of Film Critics and the American Film Institute add something

 

Watts gained critical acclaim following her work in David Lynch's 2001 psychological thriller "Mulholland Drive", starring alongside Justin Theroux and Laura Harring add something

 

Mulholland Drive (film) - "'Mulholland Drive"' is a 2001 American neo-noir mystery film written and directed by David Lynch and starring Naomi Watts, Laura_Harring, and Justin Theroux


2002

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 add something

 

In 2002, she was included in People Magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People add something

 

Martin Henderson - In 2002, he starred opposite actress Naomi Watts in the horror film, "The Ring"


 

Her performance opposite Sean Penn and Benicio del Toro in director Alejandro González Iñárritu's 2003 drama "21 Grams" earned Watts an Academy award nomination as Best Actress later that year add something

 

Stated on "Inside the Actors Studio", 2003 Her parents divorced when she was four years old add something

 

Diane Johnson - In 2003, a movie version of her comedy of manners novel "Le Divorce" was released, directed by James Ivory and starring Kate Hudson and Naomi Watts

 

Robert Drewe - "Our Sunshine" was made into a 2003 film, retitled "Ned Kelly", directed by Gregor Jordan and starring Heath Ledger, Orlando Bloom and Naomi Watts


 

In 2004, she received nominations for the Academy award for Best Actress as well as for the Screen Actors Guild award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role for her portrayal of Cristina Peck in Alejandro González Iñárritu's 2003 drama "21 Grams", alongside Sean Penn add something

 

She produced and starred alongside Mark Ruffalo in the well-received 2004 independent film "We Don't Live Here Anymore", directed by John Curran add something


2005

Other film roles include the 2005 remake of "King Kong", the 2006 remake of "The Painted Veil", the 2007 thriller "Eastern Promises", and the 2009 thriller "The International" add something

 

She starred in the 2005 remake of "King Kong" as Ann Darrow add something

 

Since the spring of 2005, Watts has been in a relationship with actor Liev Schreiber add something

 

Ryan Gosling - In 2005, Gosling appeared as a disturbed young art student in "Stay", a psychological thriller film co-starring Naomi Watts and Ewan McGregor


2007

Schreiber, known to play tricks on the media, had once before called her his wife in 2007, but later revealed that it was a joke add something

 

The couple's first son, Alexander "Sasha" Pete, was born in 2007 in Los Angeles , and their second son, Samuel "Sammy" Kai, in 2008 in New York City add something

 

London Film Festival - The film opened on 20 October 2007 at the London Film Festival add something

 

The Birds (film) - In 2007, "Variety" reported that Naomi Watts would star in Universal's remake of the film, which would be directed by "Casino Royale" director Martin Campbell


2008

In 2008, she appeared in "Funny Games", a 2008 remake of the 1997 Austrian film by director Michael Haneke, alongside Tim Roth add something

 

Marnie (film) - Actress Naomi Watts dressed up as Hedren's Marnie for the March 2008 issue of "Vanity Fair" magazine


2009

In 2009, Watts starred alongside Clive Owen the political thriller "The International" add something

 

She confirmed in an interview in late January 2009 that Schreiber had in fact given her a ring but that neither of them wanted to rush into marriage add something

 

On 1 December 2009, Watts was meeting with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and joined the AIDS response at a dramatic public event commemorating World AIDS Day 2009 add something

 

John Bair - It was released worldwide February, 2009 and features Clive Owen, Naomi Watts and Jack McGee

 

Tom Tykwer - Tykwer later made his Hollywood debut with the big-budgeted 2009 conspiracy thriller "The International", starring Clive Owen and Naomi Watts, which was shot in several locations ranging from Berlin, Milan, New York, and Istanbul


2010

In 2010, Watts portrayed Valerie Plame Wilson, opposite Sean Penn as Joe Wilson, in "Fair Game", the 2012 drama film The Impossible add something

 

In January 2010, she was cast in the thriller film "Dream House", which was released in September 2011 add something

 

Watts stated in April 2010 that she would have a third child if she could guarantee a baby girl add something

 

Her next movie, the Woody Allen comedy "You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger", opened at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival on 15 May 2010 add something

 

In October 2010, it was announced that Watts had landed the role of Marilyn Monroe in the film "Blonde", which was set to start shooting in January 2011, but has been delayed add something

 

She starred in the film "Fair Game", which opened at the Cannes Film Festival in 2010, and was later released in the United States on 5 November 2010 add something

 

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


2011

In 2011, she attended to a charity polo match in New York City along with Australian actors Hugh Jackman and Isla Fisher, which was intended to raise money to help victims of the 2010 Haiti earthquake add something

 

In early 2011, Watts was cast in Clint Eastwood's "J. Edgar", alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in the starring role add something

 

Jez Butterworth - Jez Butterworth and John-Henry Butterworth were named recipients of the Writers Guild of America West's 2011 Paul Selvin *award for their screenplay for the film "Fair Game" , directed by Doug Liman and starring Naomi Watts and Sean Penn


2012

Oliver Hirschbiegel - In 2012 he is scheduled to direct the film "Diana", about Princess Diana, with Naomi Watts announced to play the lead role

 

Jonathan Kerrigan - In 2012 he shot the film "Diana" which stars Naomi Watts and directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel who directed Downfall

 

Werner Herzog - In 2012, it was confirmed that Herzog would start production on his long in development project in March 2013 in Morocco with Naomi Watts to play Gertrude Bell along with Robert Pattinson to play T.E. Lawrence and Jude Law to play Henry Cadogan

 

Robert Pattinson - In August 2012, it was announced that Pattinson has been cast alongside Naomi Watts in Werner Herzog's adaptation of Gertrude Bell's biopic film "Queen of the Desert"


2013

The film is due for release in early 2013 add something


2014

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 add something

 

On August 4, 2014, it was announced that Watts would reprise her role for the series' final two installments: "The Divergent Series: Allegiant - Part 1" will be released on March 18, 2016, while "Part 2" will be released on March 24, 2017 add something

 

Noah Baumbach - Baumbach wrote and directed the 2014 comedy-drama "While We're Young", starring Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Adam_Driver, and Amanda Seyfried


2015

The Divergent Series: Allegiant - In March 2015, it was confirmed that Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Ansel Elgort, Zoë Kravitz, Maggie Q, Naomi Watts, Miles_Teller, Keiynan Lonsdale, and Octavia Spencer were all set to reprise their roles from the previous films


2016

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 add something

 

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 add something

 

On September 26, 2016, Watts and Schreiber announced their separation, after 11 years together add something


2017

In 2017, Watts will star in the television drama Gypsy and will serve as an executive producer on the series add something

 

Watts was confirmed to be involved in the revival of the TV series Twin Peaks that will air in 2017 add something


2018

In 2018 she was cast in a leading role in the Game of Thrones prequel for HBO add something

 

In November 2018, she hosted the Worldwide Orphans 14th Annual Gala in NYC, and teamed up with McDonald's, to serve as a McHappy Day ambassador, making a special appearance and stepping behind the counter in Haberfield, Sydney add something

 

Daisy Ridley - In January 2018, Ridley will star in "Ophelia", a reimagining of the Hamlet tale, alongside Naomi Watts and Clive Owen, in the titular role

 

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