Naomi Watts was born on September 28, 1968 in Shoreham, UK. When she was 14 years old, the family moved to Australia. Mother Naomi played in local amateur theater, which influenced the choice of profession daughter. After graduating from acting school, Watts ran through numerous auditions, where she met Nicole Kidman, became her best friend.
Naomi first acting job was a small role in the movie 1986 "Just for the sake of love." At the same time the actress has decided to try his hand at modeling and flew to Japan for a year, then briefly worked as a correspondent in a fashion magazine, and in the end opted for the acting profession. Naomi had a small role in the film "Flirting" (1991) with Nicole Kidman and the Australian mini-series with another future star of Australian - Russell Crowe.
In 1992, Watts went to Los Angeles. The first role in Hollywood ("matinee" "Tankistka", "Children of the Corn 4", "Honest Courtesan", "Alien Planet"), the great success did not bring the actress. Everything changed after the release of pictures of David Lynch's "Mulholland Drive." The film received a nomination for "Oscar", won the prize for best director at Cannes and famous throughout the world actress Naomi Watts.
For his role in the film "Ellie Parker," Watts was awarded at the Sundance Film Festival, Best Actress short films and the thriller "Ring" (2002) with its participation grossed $ 230 million.
Among the best projects Naomi Watts: which brought her an Oscar nomination for "21 Grams" (2003), with Benicio Del Toro and Sean Penn, "Kill the President" (2004) again with Sean Penn, "Divorce" (2003) with Kate Hudson and Glenn Close "I Heart Huckabees" (2004) with Dustin Hoffman and Jude Law, "Stay" (2005) with Ewan McGregor.
In 2005, Watts played the role of the beloved King Kong in Peter Jackson's film of the same name. In his next film "The Painted Veil" Naomi is not only a leading lady, but as co-producer. The actress also acted as a producer in the paintings ("Ellie Parker," "We Do not Live Here Anymore").
In 2009, two out of the project with Naomi Watts: Tom Tykwer thriller "International" and the drama "Mother and Child". In 2010, the Cannes Film Festival was represented by a picture of Woody Allen's "You Will Meet a stranger high brunet" where partners Watts became Anthony Hopkins and Antonio Banderas Freida Pinto.
Naomi married to film and theater actor Liev Schreiber, have two sons, Alexander Pete (July 25, 2007) and Samuel Kai Schreiber (13 December 2008).