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Naomi Watts

Naomi Watts had already been a working actress for over a decade when she earned notice as a promising newcomer in David Lynch's Cannes Film Festival prizewinner Mulholland Drive (2001). Born September 28th, 1968, Watts began acting in her teens, landing her first film role in For Love Alone (1986). Watts subsequently appeared with future Hollywood headliners Nicole Kidman and Thandie Newton in John Duigan's disarming teen romance Flirting (1991). Watts's next film with Duigan, Wide Sargasso Sea (1992), was not so well received. After her first taste of Hollywood with Joe Dante's schlock movie homage Matinee (1992), Watts nabbed a starring role as Jimmy Smits's disturbed student in George Miller's little seen courtroom drama Gross Misconduct (1993). Watts then starred as Jet Girl to Lori Petty's Tank Girl (1995), but the science fiction fantasy suffered an ignominious box office fate. After a series of TV movies and thrillers, including Sleepwalkers (1997) and Children of the Corn IV (1996), Watts appeared in Marshall Herskovitz's high-toned Venetian courtesan costumer Dangerous Beauty (1998) and successful TV docudrama The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer (1999). Watts's breakthrough finally arrived when David Lynch cast her in his ABC pilot Mulholland Drive. Though ABC canceled the project in 1999 after Lynch turned in a typically mood-drenched work, StudioCanal financed its transformation into a feature that debuted to acclaim at Cannes in 2001. A Los Angeles dreamscape akin to Lost Highway, Mulholland Drive featured Watts as the blonde half of a female duo caught in a mystery of shifting identities. Drawing attention for her not-for-network TV love scene with co-star Laura Harring, Watts also earned praise as a rising "new" actress. Though ignored for an Oscar nomination, Watts's tour-de-force dual performance earned her numerous accolades and critics' awards, igniting her career. Working steadily in the wake of Mulholland Drive, Watts scored a box-office as well as critical success a year later with The Ring (2002), the Hollywood remake of the Japanese horror blockbuster. Starring Watts as an intrepid reporter investigating the origins of a lethal videotape, The Ring overcame studio doubts to become a sleeper hit, solidifying Watts's new star status. Watts subsequently donned period dress for the Showtime western The Outsider (2002), and to co-star alongside fellow Aussie Heath Ledger in The Kelly Gang (2003). Balancing her genre work with potentially headier fare guided by notable directors, Watts also appeared with Kate Hudson, Glenn Close and Stockard Channing in the Merchant-Ivory romantic comedy Le Divorce (2003), and won a leading role opposite formidable actors Sean Penn and Benicio Del Toro in Alejandro González Iñárritu's 21 Grams (2003).


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Родился:
Sep 28, 1968 в Shoreham - Kent, England - UK
Кино / ТВ Кредиты:
81
Впервые появился:
на movie Ascendant
Последний проект:
Кино Holland, Michigan 2017-12-31
Известный в фильмах
Poster of Муви 43
Poster of Ты встретишь таинственного незнакомца
Poster of Strange Planet
Poster of Hey Dad..!
Фильмография
Кино Ascendant Evelyn Johnson-Eaton 2018
Кино Holland, Michigan 2017-12-31
Кино The Book of Henry Susan Carpenter 2017-06-16
Кино Стеклянный замок Rose Mary Walls 2017-08-10
Кино Три поколения Maggie 2016-02-11
Кино Дивергент, глава 3: За стеной Evelyn Johnson-Eaton 2016-03-09
Кино Разрушение Karen Moreno 2016-04-06
Кино Море деревьев Joan Brennan 2016-04-27
Кино Взаперти Mary Portman 2016-11-11
Кино Пока мы молоды Cornelia Schrebnick 2015-04-03
Кино Дивергент, глава 2: Инсургент Evelyn Johnson-Eaton 2015-03-18
Кино Святой Винсент Daka 2014-10-09
Кино Бёрдмэн Lesley 2014-08-27
Кино Диана: История любви Princess Diana 2013-09-19
Кино Муви 43 Samantha (segment "Homeschooled") 2013-01-01
Кино Тайное влечение Lil 2013-04-03
Кино Луч света младший Melissa 2013-04-20
Кино Невозможное Maria Bennett 2012-09-09
Кино Woody Allen: A Documentary Herself 2011-11-20
Кино Дом грёз Ann Patterson 2011-09-30
Кино Дж. Эдгар Helen Gandy 2011-11-09
Кино Ты встретишь таинственного незнакомца Sally 2010-05-23
Кино Игра без правил Valerie Plame 2010-05-20
Кино Интернэшнл Eleanor Whitman 2009-02-03
Кино Мать и дитя Elizabeth 2009-11-07
Кино Забавные игры Ann 2007-10-20
Кино Порок на экспорт Anna Khitrova 2007-09-14
Кино Внутренняя империя Suzie Rabbit (voice) 2006-09-06
Кино Разрисованная вуаль Kitty Fane 2006-12-09
Кино Recreating the Eighth Wonder: The Making of 'King Kong' Herself 2006-11-14
Кино Звонок 2 Rachel Keller 2005-03-17
Кино Элли Паркер Ellie Parker 2005-01-21
Кино Stay Lila Culpepper 2005-10-21
Кино Кинг Конг Ann Darrow 2005-12-14
Кино King Kong: Peter Jackson's Production Diaries Herself 2005-12-13
Кино Останься Lila Culpepper 2005-09-24
Кино Мы здесь больше не живём Edith Evans 2004-01-20
Кино The Making of: Mulholland Drive Herself 2004-04-05
Кино The Assassination of Richard Nixon Marie Bicke 2004-05-17
Кино Взломщики сердец Dawn Campbell 2004-09-10
Series Джимми Киммел в прямом эфире Unknown 2003-01-26
Кино Банда Келли Julia Cook 2003-03-22
Кино 21 Грамм Cristina Peck 2003-09-06
Series Celebrities Uncensored Unknown 2003-06-04
Series Шоу Эллен ДеДженерес Unknown 2003-09-08
Кино Развод Roxeanne de Persand 2003-08-08
Кино Rabbits Suzie 2002-01-01
Кино Аутсайдер Rebecca Yoder 2002-01-01
Series Icons Unknown 2002-05-01
Кино Четверо похорон и одна свадьба Meredith Mainwaring 2002-10-04
Кино Звонок Rachel Keller 2002-10-18
Кино Малхолланд Драйв Betty Elms 2001-05-16
Кино Down Jennifer Evans 2001-05-11
Кино The Wyvern Mystery Alice Fairfield 2000-10-12
Series Утренние новости Unknown 1999-11-01
Кино The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer Holly Maddux 1999-05-09
Кино Strange Planet Alice 1999-10-06
Кино The Christmas Wish Renee 1998-12-06
Кино Честная куртизанка Giulia De Lezze 1998-02-20
Series Взгляд Unknown 1997-08-11
Series Sleepwalkers Kate Russell 1997-11-01
Кино Under the Lighthouse Dancing Louise 1997-10-15
Series Дневное шоу с Тревором Ноем Unknown 1996-07-22
Кино Persons Unknown Molly 1996-12-27
Кино Дети кукурузы 4: Сбор урожая Grace Rhodes 1996-10-08
Кино Timepiece Mary Chandler 1996-12-22
Кино Девушка-танк Jet Girl 1995-03-31
Series В студии актерского мастерства Unknown 1994-06-01
Кино Дневной сеанс Shopping Cart Starlet 1993-01-29
Кино The Custodian Louise 1993-09-03
Кино Gross Misconduct Jennifer Carter 1993-07-29
Series Поздняя ночь с Конаном О`Брайэном Unknown 1993-09-13
Series Ночное шоу с Джейем Лено Unknown 1992-05-25
Series Brides of Christ Frances Heffernan 1991-09-04
Кино Flirting Janet Odgers 1991-03-20
Series Твин Пикс Janey-E Jones 1990-04-08
Series Hey Dad..! Belinda Lawrence 1987-02-11
Кино For Love Alone Leo's Girlfriend 1986-05-22
Series В прямом эфире с Риджесом и Кэти Ли Unknown 1983-04-04
Series Церемония вручения премии «Оскар» Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Сегодня Unknown 1952-01-14