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Naomi Watts

Naomi Watts

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Famous as :

Actress

Birth Name :

Naomi Ellen Watts

Birth Date :

September 28, 1968

Birth Place :

Shoreham, Kent, England, UK

Claim to fame :

As Betty Elms/Diane Selwyn in "Mulholland Drive" (2001)

Biography


Naomi Ellen Watts indeed had gone through such a rocky and steep path before she has ultimately succeeded to reach eminence and popularity in her acting career. Fifteen years in the Hollywood film industry is certainly such a long period, yet she struggled hard with all the diligence and persistence to finally emerge as a notable actress.

Being the only daughter of Peter and Myfanwy "Miv" Watts, Naomi was born on September 28, 1968 in Shoreham, Kent, England. After the death of her father, her mother took her to her grandparents' residence in Llanfawr Farm, Northern Wales. Together with her brother, Ben, she spent her early life there before moving to Sydney, Australia at the age of 14. Growing a deep love in acting upon seeing her mother's performance on stage, she successfully convinced Miv to let her took an acting class. During her study, she began to join auditions and got several appearances in commercials.

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Emma Stone and Naomi Watts Glam Up at 'Birdman' NYFF Premiere

October 13, 2014 07:00:41 GMT

"" cast members flocked to New York Film Festival over the weekend to premiere the movie. and glittered the red carpet at Alice Tully Hall along with co-stars like and .
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Bill Murray Introduces Boy to Drinking, Stripper in 'St. Vincent' Trailer

July 02, 2014 02:17:29 GMT

stars in a new comedy "" which first trailer has just been released. Murray is St. Vincent de Van Nuys who is strapped in cash and sees an opportunity to earn money when a new neighbor moves in.
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Naomi Watts Joins 'Divergent' Sequels as Four's Mom

June 05, 2014 00:03:34 GMT

is on the verge of joining the "" franchise, taking the major role of Evelyn. The Oscar nominee is in final negotiations to star in Liongate's "Insurgent" and the two "Allegiant" movies.
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Oscars 2014: Cate Blanchett, Lupita Nyong'o and Jennifer Lawrence Dazzle on Red Carpet

March 03, 2014 00:58:07 GMT

, , and Olympic figure skaters and Tara Lipinski were among the early stars to arrive at the 86th Annual Academy Awards. They were on duty to cover the red carpet fashion for such media outlets as E! and Access Hollywood.
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Nicole Kidman to Replace Naomi Watts in 'Queen of the Desert'

September 09, 2013 06:09:52 GMT

Director Werner Herzog has reportedly found his new "" for the Gertrude Bell biopic project he has been long working on. is reportedly tapped to play the influential female British archaeologist and explorer after left the project.
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Naomi Watts Is a Vision at 'Diana' World Premiere

September 06, 2013 06:01:09 GMT

completely wowed everyone at the world premiere of her new film, "", in which the Oscar-nominated actress takes the lead. Stepping out onto the red carpet in London's Leicester Square on September 5, Watts channeled Diana in a figure-hugging white dress by Versace, one of the late Princess of Wales' favorite designers.
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Naomi Watts Walks Out of Radio Interview After 'Diana' Questions

September 05, 2013 08:36:29 GMT

"" actress reportedly has walked out of an interview about the biopic. British radio host Simon Mayo wrote on Twitter that Watts apparently was "uncomfortable" and left during the interview for his program "Kermode & Mayo" on BBC Radio 5.
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Naomi Watts and Robin Wright's 'Two Mothers' Debuts Sensual First Trailer

February 15, 2013 06:51:40 GMT

and Robin Wright's (formerly known as ) friendship is shattered in a first international trailer for "Two Mothers". The two ladies were best friends before each of them gets involved in a forbidden relationship with each other's young son. Troubles happen as their friendship is tested and their sons start hating each other. However, instead of quitting the affairs, the two women get even deeper with their feelings.
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Robert Pattinson and Naomi Watts' New Film Is Now Put on Hold

January 21, 2013 06:19:46 GMT

It seems that will not be seen starring opposite Oscar nominee in the near future. Their planned movie project, "", has been put on hold because Watts wants to focus on her family for now.
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Naomi Watts and Jennifer Lawrence Elegant in Black at 2013 Critics' Choice Movie Awards

January 11, 2013 02:14:03 GMT

Just a day after People's Choice Awards held its 2013 ceremony, Critics' Choice Movie Awards rolled out a red carpet for its own annual event. Hollywood beauties namely , , and glammed up for the show taking place at the Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, California on Thursday, January 10.
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Nelly Releases New Track 'Hey Porsche'

January 07, 2013 03:33:22 GMT

Hip-hop artist is back with a new single "Hey Porsche" following his 2010 hit "Just a Dream". The new track, which sounds much like a radio-friendly tune, is Nelly's latest work after coming out with a couple of mixtapes, "" and "Scorpio Season", in the last two years, and after a successful coaching stint on ": Fame is at Your Doorstep" alongside , John Rich and .
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Ben Affleck, Bradley Cooper and Naomi Watts Among 2013 Palm Springs Fest Honorees

January 07, 2013 03:08:07 GMT

The prestigious Hollywood film awards season in 2013 was kicked off in Palm Springs Convention Center over the weekend when the 2013 Palm Springs International Film Festival handed out its special prizes to a number of acclaimed people in the industry. A host of Golden Globe nominees and Oscar hopefuls were on hand at the Saturday, January 5 event, including , , and .
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First Official Photo of Naomi Watts as Princess Diana Released

July 05, 2012 03:28:19 GMT

A few days after was snapped getting a Princess Diana makeover on the set of "" (formerly known as "Caught in Flight"), Ecosse Films debuted a first official image of the actress as the late Princess of Wales. Coming out via Empire, the close-up photo shows Watts donning a black dress complete with Lady Di's iconic blue sapphire earrings.
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First Photos: Naomi Watts Looks Stunning as Princess Diana on 'Caught in Flight' Set

July 03, 2012 01:43:54 GMT

oozed her inner royal lady on the set of Princess Diana biopic, "Caught in Flight". Filming a scene in Croatia on Monday, July 2, the 43-year-old actress was snapped getting a Lady Di makeover complete with the late princess' signature short wavy blond haircut and classy outfit.
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Naomi Watts Replaces Jessica Chastain as Princess Diana

February 09, 2012 17:11:58 GMT

has been cast as the late Princess Diana in an upcoming new biopic titled "Caught in Flight". Back in November last year, it was announced that "" actress had locked the royal role but apparently something came up and a native British actress is hired instead.
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Naomi Watts Presents Film Honor to Partner Liev Schreiber

May 06, 2011 22:18:00 GMT

Jonathan Safran Foer was due to present the 2011 IFF Cinematic Achievement Award Honoree prize to the "" star on Thursday, but the duty was handed to when the writer's kids fell ill hours before the ceremony.
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Naomi Watts Questioned by Police After Confronting Videographer

February 25, 2011 09:18:17 GMT

Actress had a run in with police on Thursday, February 24 after an incident with a videographer at a Los Angeles playground.
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T.I. Debuts Racy Music Video for 'Lay Me Down'

January 26, 2011 08:24:20 GMT

keeps releasing viral videos during his stay in jail. His latest offering from behind bars is a steamy clip for his song "Lay Me Down" which features some hot chicks writhing around him and stripper doing pole dancing among other racy scenes.
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Mike Tyson Welcomes Eighth Child

January 26, 2011 08:15:13 GMT

and are not the only celebrities celebrating the birth of their baby on Tuesday, January 25. and wife Lakiha Spicer Tyson welcomed their son on the same day as well at a Las Vegas hospital, a source says.
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Jeffrey Williams Wins 'The Fashion Show' Season 2

January 26, 2011 07:54:08 GMT

Bravo's "" has crowned its season 2 winner. The finale was down to Calvin Tran, Dominique Pearl David and Jeffrey Williams who must prepare for the ultimate runway show to impress the judges, including guest , within one week.
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A Look at Charred Hellcycle in 'Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance' Found

January 26, 2011 07:24:52 GMT

More pictures from the set of "" have made their way out via Marvel Movies! Facebook. While most of them show the rocky filming locations and posing with unknown people, there are two interesting photos which give a look at a charred motorcycle.
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Naomi Watts Hired as Leonardo DiCaprio's Assistant in 'J. Edgar'

January 26, 2011 06:39:38 GMT

is going to get assistance from in "". The 42-year-old beauty has been cast as Helen Gandy, a loyal secretary of J. Edgar Hoover who will be portrayed by the "" actor in the forthcoming film, so Deadline Hollywood reports.
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Naomi Watts Served as Maid of Honor in Australia

December 31, 2010 03:34:57 GMT

acted as maid of honor at the wedding of one of her longtime friends in Australia on Thursday, December 30. The Hollywood actress, who grew up Down Under, spent the festive season in Sydney and this week fulfilled a promise to her friend, film publicist Emma Cooper, by acting as her chief bridesmaid.
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Vera Farmiga Gives Birth to Second Child

November 12, 2010 04:23:13 GMT

"" star is a proud mother of newly-born baby girl. The Oscar-nominated actress gave birth to her second child with husband Renn Hawkey on Thursday, November 4, her rep confirmed to People.
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Rachel Weisz, Blake Lively, Natalie Portman and More on 'Dark Knight Rises' Shortlist

November 12, 2010 04:08:15 GMT

After announcing the title of his third Batman film, Christopher Nolan is allegedly looking for female cast to appear in "". The filmmaker is said lining up , , , , and on his shortlist.
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Naomi Watts, Sam Worthington and Clive Owen Lead AFI Awards Nominations

October 28, 2010 02:53:23 GMT

, and are leading this year's nominations list for the Australian Film Institute (AFI) Awards. Watts' role in "" has landed her a place on the shortlist for the International Award for Best Actress along with , "" ' and "" 's .
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Naomi Watts Gets 'a Little Emotional' When Meeting Pink Floyd

September 07, 2010 05:30:46 GMT

Actress has mixed feelings when she meets up with her rock godfathers because the bandmates remind her of the father she lost when she was seven. Her dad Peter was the band's road manager and sound engineer and his old pals always have new stories about his wild days whenever they meet up with Watts - but the tall tales are always tinged with sadness.
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Liev Schreiber Not Splitting From Naomi Watts

June 30, 2010 02:56:41 GMT

A representative for has dismissed "ridiculous" rumors the actor is taking a break from his relationship with to go traveling - insisting the star's solo vacation is just a "diving trip" with his friends. The couple's longtime romance has been under the spotlight in the last few months, with a spokesperson for the couple recently denying rumors of an imminent split.
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Robert Pattinson Sports New Short Haircut

May 18, 2010 05:02:25 GMT

has come out with a new hair style. On Sunday, May 16, the star was pictured in Los Angeles without his long, shaggy locks. In fact, the new hair do is considerably short compared to the one he sported during the first two "" films.
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OneRepublic Premiere New Version of 'Secrets' Music Video

May 18, 2010 04:31:44 GMT

A new version of 's "Secrets" music video has been debuted. It follows a girl who is waiting for her love interest in a restaurant. A live performance scene, featured on the previously-premiered clip, is also included in it.
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