Naomi Watts

February 09

Royal Role

Watts lands the role of the late Princess Diana in Caught in Flight, an upcoming movie focusing on the last two years of the Princess of Wales's life. "It is such an honor to be able to play this iconic role," she says in a statement. "Princess Diana was loved across the world, and I look forward to rising to the challenge of playing her on screen."


Naomi Watts

January 10

Impossible Performance

Watts earns a best actress Oscar nomination for her role in The Impossible as Maria Belón, a mother-of-three whose family is torn apart during a 2004 vacation to Thailand when the Indian Ocean tsunami hits. "Watts and [Ewan] McGregor give performances that are inspiring and heartbreaking at the same time," PEOPLE critic Alynda Wheat raves of the film, which is based on true events.

Photo Credits

BIOGRAPHY (top to bottom): Purvey/Jenkins/Splash News Online; Jose Haro/Summit Entertainment

Naomi Watts
Date of Birth
September 28, 1968
Birth Place
Shoreham, England
Liev Schreiber, boyfriend (2005 to present)
Heath Ledger, ex-boyfriend (2002 to 2004)
Stephen Hopkins, ex-boyfriend (1999 to 2001)
Alexander Pete Schreiber, son (7/25/2007)
Samuel Kai Schreiber, son (12/13/2008)
Edited by Julia Wang

Naomi Watts

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