Naomi Watts Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


23rd August 2016

Fact: David Lynch's 2001 neo-noir Mulholland Drive has been named the best film of the 21st century by movie critics around the world. A BBC poll of 177 reviewers from 36 countries saw the Los Angeles-based thriller starring Justin Theroux, Naomi Watts and Laura Harring come out on top. Hong Kong director Wong Kar-wai's romance In The Mood For Love places second, while Paul Thomas Anderson's There Will Be Blood nabs third place.


24th March 2016

Quote: "He should be a dad at some point for sure! Jake was adorable with Judah... They were cute together; Jake teased him a lot, in a sweet way." Naomi Watts insists her Demolition co-star Jake Gyllenhaal should think seriously about becoming a father after watching him interact with their young castmate Judah Lewis.


11th March 2016

Quote: "(There were) no lights and no make-up, which is not easy for a woman of my age! There's something very freeing about it because you just have to take away all vanity and just let yourself be, you know, give yourself over (to the director)." Actress Naomi Watts, 47, embraced going make-up free in filmmaker Jean-Marc Vallee's new comedy/drama Demolition, despite her initial reservations.


28th December 2015

Fact: Actress Naomi Watts took a trip down memory lane on Monday (28Dec15) by revisiting her old high school in Australia. The Impossible star shared a snap of herself on Instagram in front of Mosman High School in Sydney and captioned the image, "Look what happened here... Good to be back".


24th March 2015

Quote: "My bike got stolen and then I just thought, 'We're coming out to L.A. so much', I wasn't gonna buy another one, so I did the Citi Bikes for a couple of years. They're good." Actress Naomi Watts is a big fan of New York City's pay-to-ride bikes.


2nd March 2015

Fact: Actress Naomi Watts has been named the new face of Australian fashion and lifestyle brand Sportscraft and will feature in its autumn/winter 2015 collection advertising campaign. The King Kong actress said in a statement, "Sportscraft represents all the things that are a part of me: a working woman, a mother, someone who wants to look classic and well put together."


6th February 2015

Fact: Pregnant Isla Fisher celebrated her 39th birthday by taking a cooking class in Los Angeles with her husband Sacha Baron Cohen and celebrity pals Courteney Cox, Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber. The Australian actress marked her big day on Tuesday (03Feb15).


16th May 2014

Fact: Hollywood actresses Rooney Mara, Naomi Watts, Lupita Nyong'o and Julianne Moore were honoured at the Calvin Klein Women in Film event at the Cannes Film Festival on Thursday (15May14). The stars gathered at a private villa for the exclusive bash and were also treated to a performance by British singer Jessie Ware.


11th December 2013

Fact: Juan Antonio Bayona, the man behind Ewan McGregor and Naomi Watts' acclaimed disaster movie The Impossible, has signed on to direct the World War Z sequel. Filmmaker Marc Foster announced he would not be returning for zombie apocalypse film in October (13).


6th September 2013

Fact: Actress Naomi Watts suffered an embarrassing make-up mishap at an afterparty following the U.K. premiere of her new movie Diana on Thursday night (05Sep13). The star was photographed with a large, white patch of face powder on her nose.


12th July 2013

Fact: Actress Naomi Watts has gone from princess to prostitute in just a few weeks. The King Kong star recently wrapped filming her role as Diana, Princess Of Wales for new movie Diana and she has now been pictured back on a movie set in New York dressed up as a pregnant prostitute for new drama St. Vincent de Van Nuys.


8th February 2013

Quote: "There were moments when I was sure I was done. Oh yeah, but I didn't have a plan B really, I didn't." Naomi Watts was determined to make it as an actress because she didn't have another career path in mind.


24th January 2013

Quote: "He has unbelievable abilities with his voice... He does Christopher Walken, Sean Connery, Michael Caine." Naomi Watts is impressed by partner Liev Schreiber's impersonating talents.


13th January 2013

Quote: "Isn't it uncanny? Nicole and I have been talking and laughed about this on the phone. We decided we're having a princess party the next time we're in the same place." Naomi Watts can't believe both she and best pal Nicole Kidman are playing real-life princesses at the same time - Watts is portraying England's Diana, while Kidman has just wrapped her Grace of Monaco movie.


12th December 2012

Quote: "Liev is an ex-courier messenger. He used to be a bike messenger so he knows how to dodge the traffic... (and) they've got their helmets and they're very well strapped in." Actress Naomi Watts has no concerns about the safety of her kids when they go cycling with dad Liev Schreiber in New York City.


3rd December 2012

Fact: Al Pacino, Liev Schreiber, Naomi Watts, Courtney Love and Matt Dillon were among the stars who turned out to celebrate actor/moviemaker Fisher Stevens' birthday on Tuesday (27Nov12). The group joined the Short Circuit star for dinner at Pravda restaurant in New York City.


22nd November 2012

Quote: "I have such haunting memories of auditioning and have literally been in a room where a director has been sleeping - a very fancy director." Naomi Watts on her audition nightmares.


21st November 2012

Quote: "I love London but it might take some jogging of Liev because he's a New Yorker. I would love it if we could spend some years in London. I'd do some London theatre. I'd have to wait a while to do Shakespeare but I would love to play Lady MACbeth." Actress Naomi Watts eyes a stint on stage in the U.K. - once she convinces partner Liev Schreiber to leave the Big Apple.


9th October 2012

Fact: Naomi Watts walked the red carpet at the Spanish premiere of her film The Impossible with real life tsunami survivor Maria Belon in Madrid on Monday night (08Oct12). The actress plays Belon in the big screen re-telling of her experience in Thailand after the Indian Ocean tsunami hit on 26 December, 2004.


28th September 2011

Fact: Jennifer Aniston, Michelle Pfeiffer, Viola Davis, Naomi Watts and Evan Rachel Wood will be among the stars honoured at Elle magazine's annual Women in Hollywood gala at the Four Seasons hotel in Los Angeles on 17 October (11).


26th September 2011

Quote: "We spoke on the phone for several weeks and emailed and then I made up some excuse to come to New York and the rest is history." Naomi Watts reveals how she wooed her now-husband Liev Schreiber.


23rd September 2011

Quote: "We had a beautiful relationship, only a couple of years, but he was a man who was completely full of joy, and there was a lot of laughing and affection. He was really a very special soul and made a great impact on my life." Naomi Watts on her romance with tragic actor Heath Ledger.


15th February 2011

Quote: "I don't have regrets about that work. In Australia almost every actor does a soap and there's no point being precious about it. If you want to act then you go where the work is and learn from everything you do, whether it's Home And Away or Chekhov." Naomi Watts refuses to be embarrassed by her stint on Australian soap opera, HOME AND AWAY.


14th February 2011

Quote: "It's a milestone to get to work with Woody. People said to me that he doesn't talk much and that he's very shy, but I found him incredibly easy to hang out with. I stayed on set even when I wasn't needed because I didn't want to miss a Woody moment." Naomi Watts savoured filming YOU WILL MEET A TALL DARK STRANGER with director Woody Allen.


7th September 2010

Quote: "I feel it's this precious piece of jewellery and look at me; I'm not this precious, dress-uppy kind of person. I take it off." Actress Naomi Watts on confusing the media by taking off her engagement ring.


7th September 2010

Quote: "It's scary, playing someone so iconic, whom everyone feels they know." Naomi Watts on becoming the latest actress to tackle Marilyn Monroe. The star will play the tragic film icon in Blonde.


7th September 2010

Quote: "We're engaged but not planning on marriage. We have the semblance of a marriage." Naomi Watts on her relationship with SALT star Liev Schreiber.


6th September 2010

Quote: "I had a gun strapped to me at all times so I was breastfeeding with a fully loaded weapon." Naomi Watts relished playing a top secret CIA agent in Fair Game while nursing her baby. The actress has two sons with partner Liev Schreiber.


28th July 2010

Fact: Naomi Watts is the new face of American fashion retailer Ann Taylor. The Mulholland Drive star will front the chain's Fall 2010 advertising campaign, inspired by Ernest Hemingway's set of memoirs, A Moveable Feast.


19th April 2010

Fact: A group of Hollywood's leading ladies including Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Winslet, Julianne Moore, Penelope Cruz, Meryl Streep and Naomi Watts have teamed up to share the cover of France's Vogue magazine. All six stars are seen in the photoshoot for Vogue Paris' May (10) issue.


13th April 2010

Quote: "I see myself as any other working woman. Every day I'm struggling to get it right, do the best I can, make the right choices for work, be a good mother and have time for my relationship with Liev. I'm never sure whether I'm doing any of it right, but I've finally got to the age where at least I know that I'm just doing my best." Actress Naomi Watts struggles to balance her chaotic work schedule with family life.


19th October 2009

Quote: "I come from a background where work seemed like a good option. But when I met LIEV, things changed. I realised what having a family meant." Naomi Watts credits her partner Liev Schreiber with changing her outlook on life.


19th October 2009

Quote: "Our kids are endlessly fascinating and soon they're going to have problems. Now they're innocent little beings, but soon they'll be all changed." Naomi Watts is looking forward to the challenge of seeing her two sons with Liev Schreiber grow up.


13th July 2009

Quote: "I am convinced that the source of all my paparazzi angst is my son, Sasha. Somehow, against my will, he has become this kind of super pseudo-celebrity. If I go out with him, I'm screwed." Liev Schreiber insists his 23-month-old son with longtime partner, actress Naomi Watts, is a magnet for unwanted attention.


24th February 2009

Quote: "I have no interest in trying stunts myself. It was hard enough lying on a cold piece of road - that's a stunt as far as I'm concerned." Actress Naomi Watts is unlikely to be seen doing anything too extreme in movies.


20th February 2009

Quote: "We are all very vulnerable. I've called my accountant many times in fits of panic. You feel like, 'Let me get all my cash out now!' It feels like it's time to hide the money under the mattress. These are very scary times." Hollywood actress Naomi Watts on the current global economic downturn.


10th February 2009

Quote: "I have got my hands full. And I am a cow. I'm busy milking all day." Actress Naomi Watts on life as the mother of two boys under the age of two.


5th February 2009

Quote: "I cannot remember anything. I call it lactose lobotomy. I have officially lost half my brain." Actress Naomi Watts is feeling forgetful since giving up coffee to breastfeed her second son, SAMUEL, with actor partner Liev Schreiber.


29th January 2009

Quote: "Very early on, I was told, (I was) not beautiful enough, not sexy enough, not quirky enough. I dont have a striking, distinctive face. My features are not too big. I think Ive got a blank canvas that can take on different qualities." Actress Naomi Watts.


20th March 2008

Quote: "She's very helpful, and she's very good, but she calls it like it us. Today she told me I had a big arse." Actress Naomi Watts likes the outspoken nanny she's employed to help her look after her baby son.


19th March 2008

Quote: "I heard (ALFRED) HITCHCOCK would actually throw the birds at Tippi Hedren. I don't know if it's true but it sounds like something true; I bet you he was that kind of guy." Naomi Watts hopes director Martin Campbell won't resort to throwing anything at her when she stars in his remake of Hitchcock's THE BIRDS.


17th March 2008

Quote: "I don't like it when he shaves, actually... I like that rugged look." Naomi Watts likes her hairy boyfriend, LIEV SCHREIBER.


17th March 2008

Quote: "I heard (ALFRED) HITCHCOCK would actually throw the birds at Tippi Hedren. I don't know if it's true but it sounds like something true; I bet you he was that kind of guy." Naomi Watts hopes director Martin Campbell won't resort to throwing anything at her when she stars in his remake of Hitchcock's THE BIRDS.


9th February 2008

Quote: "My face requires me to have expression. If it's frozen, what right do I have to play that part?" Actress Naomi Watts has no plans to try Botox.


19th October 2007

Quote: "I've got a lot of solid undergarments. Good classic lines can help cheer up an out of shape body." New mum Naomi Watts credits sensible underwear for her post-baby figure.


13th September 2007

Quote: "I'm thinking, 'When's the next feeding, when can I catch up on sleep, when do I pump (breast milk), when do I file his nails so he doesn't scratch himself?' That's my life right now - and I love it." Actress Naomi Watts on her life as mum to a six-week old baby.


12th June 2007

Quote: "I wanted to know; she doesn't." Hollywood couple Liev Schreiber and Naomi Watts have no idea about the sex of their baby, which is due in August (07).


3rd May 2007

Quote: "She's great. In fact, I've never seen anyone handle a pregnancy so well. She's amazing." LIEV SHREIBER is impressed by how calm his girlfriend and mother-to-be Naomi Watts is.


9th April 2007

Quote: "As a child I was very plain. Now I have lots of hair and make-up people who can make anyone look good. I was a real tomboy. I wasn't a girlie girl and never wore a pretty pink dress." Naomi Watts remains modest over her beauty.


7th January 2007

Quote: "No bridesmaids after the age of 35 - that was a pact made between us." Naomi Watts explaining why she wasn't a bridesmaid at best friend Nicole Kidman's wedding to Keith Urban in June (06).


18th November 2006

Fact: Newly-single Hilary Swank stripped off to her socks for a provocative new photo shoot for next year's (07) Pirelli calendar. The racy calendar also features Penelope Cruz wearing nothing but a babydoll dress and saucy black lingerie, Naomi Watts and ageless beauty SOPHIA LOREN.


15th November 2006

Fact: Italy's Castello Odescalchi, where Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes will exchange vows on Saturday (18NOV06), was the setting for 1998 period movie DANGEROUS BEAUTY, which starred Rufus Sewell, Catherine McCormack and Naomi Watts, the best friend of Cruise's ex-wife NICOLE KIDMAN.


2nd June 2006

Quote: "Our life is a romantic comedy." LIEV SHREIBER insists his life with girlfriend Naomi Watts is just like a movie.


10th May 2006

Quote: "I've slept with a few directors but still didn't get the part. Isn't that strange?" Actress Naomi Watts jokingly fears her Hollywood technique is slipping.


6th March 2006

Fact: Oscars presenter Naomi Watts was among the celebrities who gave up the chance to ride to the Academy Awards in a limousine in favour of saving the environment with a hybrid Lexus.


3rd January 2006

Fact: <p>KING KONG star Naomi Watts once dated the first major boyfriend of Nicole Kidman's sister. </p>


3rd January 2006

Quote: <p>"(She's) really the most tremendously pleasant sort of person to be around and work with - and she's not bad-looking either." Sean Penn on his 21 GRAMS co-star Naomi Watts. </p>


15th December 2005

Fact: <p>KING KONG star Naomi Watts earned almost $5 million (GBP2.8 million) more than Fay Wray's $10,000 (GBP5,500) salary for playing ANN DARROW in the original 1933 movie. </p>


7th December 2005

Quote: <p>"I screamed quite a bit in The Ring and MULHOLLAND DR... I'm a pretty good screamer. In fact, I was doing a TV show in Australia and they asked me to demonstrate. I was on the balcony of my hotel I screamed and the glass door shattered." Actress Naomi Watts on the power of her vocal chords. </p>


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