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Naomi Watts net worth:
$20 Million

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The producer has brought in her net worth mostly through her profession as an actress. Besides her participation into performing, Naomi Watts is also known as working behind the scenes of the business and she’s a producer, at the same time. Her performing career began in Australia. In 1986, the producer starred in a film called “For Love Alone”. These productions have added to the overall approximation of Naomi Watts net worth.

Naomi Watts Net Worth $16 Million Dollars

Shortly, Naomi Watts moved to reside to America, where she continued her career in performing and appeared in films, like “Dangerous Beauty”, “Children of the Corn IV: The Gathering” and “Tank Girl”. Additionally, Naomi appeared as a leading performer in the TV show called “Sleepwalkers” in the span of 1997-1998. So, all these looks also have raised the total amount of Naomi Watts net worth.

In 2001, Naomi Watts was eventually recognized by critics when she won a part in the production called “Mulholland”. Besides her work as an actress, Naomi Watts name has additionally been contained in many lists created by distinct magazines. For instance, People magazine named her as one among the 50 Most Beautiful People in 2002. In 2006 Naomi Watts was named as a Goodwill Ambassador for the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, purpose of which would be to supply additional information about HIV/AIDS. Therefore, along with NaomiWatts performing career that’s raised Naomi Watts net worth, she can also be a philanthropic.

When the actress was just a little girl her parents split. The little remained with her mom after the divorce of her parents. When the little was a teen, Naomi Watts moved to Australia, where she also started her performing career. There, it was the actress’ mom who supported Naomi Watts to attend performing lessons, by which she also made friends with another famous celebrity, Nicole Kidman.



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Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mulholland Dr.1999TV MovieBetty / Diane Selwyn
A House Divided1998ShortAmanda
The Christmas Wish1998TV MovieRenee
Babe: Pig in the City1998Additional Voices (voice)
Sleepwalkers1997-1998TV SeriesKate Russell
Dangerous Beauty1998Giulia De Lezze
Under the Lighthouse Dancing1997Louise
Persons Unknown1996Molly
Timepiece1996TV MovieMary Chandler
Children of the Corn: The Gathering1996VideoGrace Rhodes
Bermuda Triangle1996TV MovieAmanda
Tank Girl1995Jet Girl
The Custodian1993Louise
Gross Misconduct1993Jennifer Carter
Wide Sargasso Sea1993Fanny Grey
Matinee1993Shopping Cart Starlet
Home and Away1991TV SeriesJulie Gibson
Flirting1991Janet Odgers
Brides of Christ1991TV Mini-SeriesFrances Heffernan
Hey Dad..!1990TV SeriesBelinda Lawrence
For Love Alone1986Leo's Girlfriend
Larrikins2018post-production voice
Ophelia2018announcedGertrude
The Book of Henry2017completedSusan Carpenter
The Divergent Series: Ascendant2017TV Movie pre-productionEvelyn
Twin Peaks2017TV Series post-production
Gypsy2017TV Series pre-productionJean Holloway
The Glass Castle2017completedRose Mary Walls
Shut In2016Mary Portman
The Bleeder2016Linda
Allegiant2016Evelyn
About Ray2015Maggie
Demolition2015Karen
The Sea of Trees2015Joan Brennan
Insurgent2015Evelyn
While We're Young2014Cornelia
St. Vincent2014Daka
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)2014Lesley
BoJack Horseman2014TV SeriesNaomi Watts
Diana2013Diana
Sunlight Jr.2013Melissa
Adoration2013Lil
Movie 432013Samantha (segment "Homeschooled")
The Impossible2012Maria
J. Edgar2011Helen Gandy
Dream House2011Ann Patterson
Fair Game2010/IValerie Plame
You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger2010Sally
Mother and Child2009Elizabeth
The International2009/IEleanor Whitman
Funny Games2007Ann
Eastern Promises2007Anna
The Painted Veil2006Kitty Fane
Inland Empire2006Suzie Rabbit (voice)
King Kong2005Ann Darrow
King Kong: The Official Game of the Movie2005Video GameAnn Darrow (voice)
Stay2005/ILila Culpepper
The Ring Two2005Rachel
Ellie Parker2005Ellie Parker
I Heart Huckabees2004Dawn Campbell
The Assassination of Richard Nixon2004Marie Andersen Bicke
We Don't Live Here Anymore2004Edith Evans
21 Grams2003Cristina Peck
Le divorce2003Roxeanne de Persand
Ned Kelly2003Julia Cook
Rabbits2002Suzie
The Outsider2002TV MovieRebecca Yoder
Undertaking Betty2002Meredith Mainwaring
The Ring2002Rachel
Mulholland Dr.2001Betty / Diane Selwyn
The Shaft2001Jennifer Evans
Ellie Parker2001ShortEllie Parker
Never Date an Actress2001ShortThe shallow girlfriend
The Wyvern Mystery2000TV MovieAlice Fairfield
Strange Planet1999Alice
The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer1999TV MovieHolly Maddux

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gypsy2017TV Series executive producer - 10 episodes pre-production
About Ray2015executive producer
The Last Impresario2013Documentary associate producer
Adoration2013executive producer
Funny Games2007executive producer
The Painted Veil2006producer
Ellie Parker2005producer
We Don't Live Here Anymore2004producer
Ellie Parker2001Short producer

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
J. Edgar: A Complicated Man2012Video documentary short special thanks
J. Edgar: The Most Powerful Man in the World2012Video documentary short special thanks
Babel2006/Ithe director wishes to thank
Searching for Angela Shelton2004Documentary grateful acknowledgment
Dogtown1997the production wishes to thank

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Made in Hollywood2014-2016TV SeriesHerself
The Insider2015-2016TV SeriesHerself
Entertainment Tonight2007-2016TV SeriesHerself
Live with Kelly and Michael2005-2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Special Look2016TV SeriesHerself
World Premiere2016TV SeriesHerself
Access Hollywood2016TV SeriesHerself
Extra2015-2016TV SeriesHerself
Late Night with Seth Meyers2016TV SeriesHerself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2008-2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself
E! Live from the Red Carpet2013-2016TV SeriesHerself / Herself - After Party Guest
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert2015TV SeriesHerself
Conan2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 87th Annual Academy Awards2015TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Best Film Editing
The 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2015TV SpecialHerself - Winner
72nd Golden Globe Awards2015TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
IMDb: What to Watch2013-2014TV Series documentaryHerself
CBS This Morning2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Good Morning America2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 86th Annual Academy Awards2014TV SpecialHerself - Co-Presenter: Best Costume Design and Best Makeup and Hairstyling
71st Golden Globe Awards2014TV SpecialHerself - Presenter (uncredited)
Realizing the Impossible: The Making of the Impossible2013Video documentary shortHerself
The Last Impresario2013DocumentaryHerself - Interviewee
11th Annual Visual Effects Society Awards2013TV SpecialHerself
Casting 'The Impossible'2013Video shortHerself
Le grand journal de Canal+2013TV Series documentaryHerself
Lo imposible: Making Of2013TV Movie documentaryHerself
The 85th Annual Academy Awards2013TV SpecialHerself - Performer and Nominee: Best Actress in a Leading Role
The Oscars Red Carpet Live2013TV MovieHerself - Interviewee
Katie2012-2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis2013TV SeriesHerself
CBS News Sunday Morning2013TV Series documentaryHerself - Guest
19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2013TV SpecialHerself - Presenter & Nominee
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2002-2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
70th Golden Globe Awards2013TV SpecialHerself - Nominee
18th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards2013TV SpecialHerself
The 39th Annual People's Choice Awards2013TV SpecialHerself
Rotten Tomatoes2013TV SeriesHerself
The Kennedy Center Honors2012TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Charlie Rose2003-2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Entertainers with Byron Allen2012TV Series documentaryHerself - Guest
Late Show with David Letterman2002-2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2010-2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Project2012TV SeriesHerself
Días de cine2012TV SeriesHerself
Woody Allen: A Documentary2012DocumentaryHerself
ES.TV HD2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
J. Edgar: A Complicated Man2012Video documentary shortHerself
J. Edgar: The Most Powerful Man in the World2012Video documentary shortHerself
American Masters2011TV Series documentaryHerself
Sesame Street2011TV SeriesHerself
The 2011 Independent Spirit Awards2011TV SpecialHerself
Cinema 32010TV SeriesHerself
The Daily Show2010TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 64th Annual Tony Awards2010TV SpecialHerself - Audience Member (uncredited)
TV Festival Du Cannes 20102010TV MovieHerself
The Cove: My Friend is...2010ShortHerself
30 minuts2010TV Series documentaryHerself
Ceremonia de clausura - 57º festival internacional de cine de San Sebastián2009TV MovieHerself
The Making of 'The International'2009Video shortHerself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2004-2009TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Australia Unites: The Victorian Bushfire Appeal2009TV MovieHerself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2009TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Film '722008TV SeriesHerself
The Directors2008TV Series documentaryHerself
Eastern Promises: Watts on Wheels2007Video shortHerself
Famous2007TV SeriesHerself
In the Company of Actors2007DocumentaryHerself
The 61st Annual Tony Awards2007TV SpecialHerself - Audience Member
The 79th Annual Academy Awards2007TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Best Visual Effects
The 64th Annual Golden Globe Awards2007TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Bryan's Journals2006Video documentaryHerself
Mon plus grand moment de cinéma2006TV Series shortHerself
Recreating the Eighth Wonder: The Making of 'King Kong'2006Video documentaryHerself
The Eighth Blunder of the World2006Video shortHerself / Ann Darrow
Kong's New York, 19332006Video documentary shortHerself
The 78th Annual Academy Awards2006TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Song 'Travelin' Thru'
2006 Independent Spirit Awards2006TV Movie documentaryHerself
2006 Asian Excellence Awards2006TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Sci Fi Inside: 'King Kong'2005Herself
It's All Gone King Kong2005TV Movie documentaryHerself
HBO First Look2005TV Series documentaryHerself
Corazón de...2005TV SeriesHerself
King Kong: Peter Jackson's Production Diaries2005Video documentaryHerself
Total Request Live2005TV SeriesHerself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2005TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Today2005TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Wish You Were Here: A Look Inside 'King Kong'2005TV MovieHerself
The Barry Z Show2005TV SeriesHerself
I Heart Huckabees: Production Surveillance2005Video documentary shortHerself
The 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards2005TV Special documentaryHerself - Presenter: Film Clip from "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind"
Tsunami Aid: A Concert of Hope2005TV SpecialHerself
The 2004 Australian Film Institute Awards2004TV SpecialHerself
21 Grams: In Fragments2004Video documentary shortHerself
Mulholland Drive: Making of2004Video documentary shortHerself
On-Air with Ryan Seacrest2004TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 76th Annual Academy Awards2004TV SpecialHerself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Leading Role & Co-Presenter: Best Documentary Feature
The 2004 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards2004TV Movie documentaryHerself - Presenter: Best Male Lead
10th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2004TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role / Nominee: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
The Orange British Academy Film Awards2004TV Movie documentaryHerself
Richard & Judy2004TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The View2004TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Tinseltown TV2004TV SeriesHerself
Inside the Actors Studio2003TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Nicole Kidman: An American Cinematheque Tribute2003TV Movie documentaryHerself
Tussen de sterren2003TV Series documentaryHerself
Rove Live2003TV SeriesHerself
The Ring: Cast and Filmmaker Interviews2003Video shortHerself
The Ring: The Origin of Terror2003Video shortHerself
VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards2002TV SpecialHerself
The 74th Annual Academy Awards2002TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Best Live Action Short Film and Best Animated Short Film
+ de cinéma2001-2002TV Series documentary shortHerself
The 59th Annual Golden Globe Awards2002TV Special documentaryHerself - Presenter: Best Original Score
The Rosie O'Donnell Show2002TV SeriesHerself - Guest

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Extra2015-2016TV SeriesHerself
Entertainment Tonight2016TV SeriesHerself
Live with Kelly and Michael2016TV SeriesHerself
Ok! TV2015TV SeriesHerself
Inside Edition2015TV Series documentaryHerself
Zaum - Andare a parare2011TV Series documentaryBetty / Diane Selwyn
Richard Roeper & the Movies2010TV SeriesValerie Plame
E! True Hollywood Story2007-2008TV Series documentaryHerself / Herself - Friend
Maquillando entre monstruos2007TV Movie documentaryHerself / Ann Darrow
Portrait américain: David Lynch2007TV Movie documentaryHerself
Home and Away: Weddings2005VideoJulie Gibson (uncredited)
Corazón de...2005TV SeriesHerself
Home and Away: Romances2005VideoJulie Gibson (uncredited)
Celebrities Uncensored2004TV SeriesHerself
Home and Away: The Official Summer Bay Special1996VideoJulie Gibson (uncredited)

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015Gold Derby AwardGold Derby AwardsEnsemble CastBirdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)· Lindsay Duncan
· Zach Galifianakis
· Michael Keaton
· Edward Norton
· Andrea Riseborough
· Amy Ryan
· Emma Stone
2015ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureBirdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)· Zach Galifianakis
· Michael Keaton
· Edward Norton
· Andrea Riseborough
· Amy Ryan
· Emma Stone
2014BOFCA AwardBoston Online Film Critics AssociationBest EnsembleBirdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)· Michael Keaton
· Zach Galifianakis
· Edward Norton
· Andrea Riseborough
· Amy Ryan
· Emma Stone
2014DFCS AwardDetroit Film Critic Society, USBest EnsembleBirdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)· Michael Keaton
· Zach Galifianakis
· Edward Norton
· Andrea Riseborough
· Amy Ryan
· Emma Stone
2014FCCA AwardFilm Critics Circle of Australia AwardsBest ActressAdoration (2013)
2014Huading AwardHuading AwardBest Global Actress in a Motion PictureBirdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)
2014Sierra AwardLas Vegas Film Critics Society AwardsBest EnsembleBirdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)· Michael Keaton
· Zach Galifianakis
· Edward Norton
· Andrea Riseborough
· Amy Ryan
· Emma Stone
2014NYFCO AwardNew York Film Critics, OnlineBest EnsembleBirdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)· Michael Keaton
· Zach Galifianakis
· Edward Norton
· Andrea Riseborough
· Amy Ryan
· Emma Stone
2014NTFCA AwardNorth Texas Film Critics Association, USBest Ensemble CastBirdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)· Michael Keaton
· Zach Galifianakis
· Edward Norton
· Andrea Riseborough
· Amy Ryan
· Emma Stone
2014PFCS AwardPhoenix Film Critics Society AwardsBest Ensemble ActingBirdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)· Michael Keaton
· Zach Galifianakis
· Edward Norton
· Andrea Riseborough
· Amy Ryan
· Emma Stone
2014SDFCS AwardSan Diego Film Critics Society AwardsBest EnsembleBirdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)· Michael Keaton
· Zach Galifianakis
· Edward Norton
· Andrea Riseborough
· Amy Ryan
· Emma Stone
2014WAFCA AwardWashington DC Area Film Critics Association AwardsBest Acting EnsembleBirdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)· Michael Keaton
· Zach Galifianakis
· Edward Norton
· Andrea Riseborough
· Amy Ryan
· Emma Stone
2013CEC AwardCinema Writers Circle Awards, SpainBest Actress (Mejor Actriz)Lo imposible (2012)
2013Desert Palm Achievement AwardPalm Springs International Film FestivalLo imposible (2012)
2012SLFCA AwardSt. Louis Film Critics Association, USSpecial Merit (for best scene, cinematic technique or other memorable aspect or moment)Lo imposible (2012)· Ewan McGregor
· Tom Holland
· Samuel Joslin
· Oaklee Pendergast
2009Giffoni AwardGiffoni Film Festival
2006Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest ActressKing Kong (2005)
2006ICS AwardInternational Cinephile Society AwardsBest ActressKing Kong (2005)
2006ALFS AwardLondon Critics Circle Film AwardsActress of the YearKing Kong (2005)
2006Montecito AwardSanta Barbara International Film Festival
2005New American Cinema Award - Honorable MentionSeattle International Film FestivalEllie Parker (2005)
2004Global Achievement AwardAustralian Film Institute
2004FFCC AwardFlorida Film Critics Circle AwardsBest Actress21 Grams (2003)
2004Special Distinction AwardIndependent Spirit Awards21 Grams (2003)· Alejandro G. Iñárritu (director)
· Guillermo Arriaga (screenwriter)
· Robert Salerno (producer)
· Sean Penn
· Benicio Del Toro
2004IOMAItalian Online Movie Awards (IOMA)Best Actress (Miglior attrice protagonista)21 Grams (2003)
2004LAFCA AwardLos Angeles Film Critics Association AwardsBest Actress21 Grams (2003)
2004OFCS AwardOnline Film Critics Society AwardsBest Actress21 Grams (2003)
2004Desert Palm Achievement AwardPalm Springs International Film Festival21 Grams (2003)
2004PFCS AwardPhoenix Film Critics Society AwardsBest Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role21 Grams (2003)
2004PFCS AwardPhoenix Film Critics Society AwardsBest Ensemble Acting21 Grams (2003)· Kevin Chapman
· Benicio Del Toro
· Teresa Delgado
· Clea DuVall
· Charlotte Gainsbourg
· Danny Huston
· Melissa Leo
· Eddie Marsan
· Marc Musso
· Sean Penn
2003Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest ActressThe Ring (2002)
2003Chainsaw AwardFangoria Chainsaw AwardsBest ActressThe Ring (2002)
2003SDFCS AwardSan Diego Film Critics Society AwardsBest Actress21 Grams (2003)
2003SEFCA AwardSoutheastern Film Critics Association AwardsBest Actress21 Grams (2003)
2003Audience AwardVenice Film FestivalBest Actress21 Grams (2003)
2003Wella PrizeVenice Film Festival21 Grams (2003)
2003WAFCA AwardWashington DC Area Film Critics Association AwardsBest Actress21 Grams (2003)
2002CFCA AwardChicago Film Critics Association AwardsBest ActressMulholland Dr. (2001)
2002Chlotrudis AwardChlotrudis AwardsBest ActressMulholland Dr. (2001)
2002Golden SchmoesGolden Schmoes AwardsBest Actress of the YearThe Ring (2002)
2002Hollywood Breakthrough AwardHollywood Film AwardsBreakthrough ActingThe Ring (2002)
2002Screen Idol AwardL.A. OutfestBest Performance by an Actress in a Leading RoleMulholland Dr. (2001)
2002Sierra AwardLas Vegas Film Critics Society AwardsBest Supporting ActressMulholland Dr. (2001)
2002NSFC AwardNational Society of Film Critics Awards, USABest ActressMulholland Dr. (2001)
2002OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Breakthrough Performance - FemaleMulholland Dr. (2001)
2002OFCS AwardOnline Film Critics Society AwardsBest ActressMulholland Dr. (2001)
2002OFCS AwardOnline Film Critics Society AwardsBest Breakthrough PerformanceMulholland Dr. (2001)
2002ShoWest AwardShoWest Convention, USAFemale Star of Tomorrow
2001NBR AwardNational Board of Review, USABreakthrough Performance - FemaleMulholland Dr. (2001)
2001NYFCO AwardNew York Film Critics, OnlineBreakthrough PerformanceMulholland Dr. (2001)
2001SDFCS AwardSan Diego Film Critics Society AwardsBest Supporting ActressMulholland Dr. (2001)
2001VVFP AwardVillage Voice Film PollBest PerformanceMulholland Dr. (2001)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015AACTA International AwardAustralian Film InstituteBest Supporting ActressBirdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)
2015GFCA AwardGeorgia Film Critics Association (GFCA)Best EnsembleBirdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)· Michael Keaton
· Zach Galifianakis
· Edward Norton
· Andrea Riseborough
· Amy Ryan
· Emma Stone
2015ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting RoleSt. Vincent (2014)
2014AFCA AwardAustralian Film Critics Association AwardsBest ActressAdoration (2013)
2014AACTA AwardAustralian Film InstituteBest Lead ActressAdoration (2013)
2014Razzie AwardRazzie AwardsWorst ActressDiana (2013)
2013Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest ActressLo imposible (2012)
2013AACTA International AwardAustralian Film InstituteBest ActressLo imposible (2012)
2013Critics Choice AwardBroadcast Film Critics Association AwardsBest ActressLo imposible (2012)
2013Empire AwardEmpire Awards, UKBest ActressLo imposible (2012)
2013European Film AwardEuropean Film AwardsEuropean ActressLo imposible (2012)
2013Gold Derby AwardGold Derby AwardsLead ActressLo imposible (2012)
2013GoyaGoya AwardsBest Actress (Mejor Actriz Principal)Lo imposible (2012)
2013OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest ActressLo imposible (2012)
2013OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationMost Cinematic MomentLo imposible (2012)· Ewan McGregor
· Tom Holland
· Samuel Joslin
· Oaklee Pendergast
2013ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading RoleLo imposible (2012)
2013Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie Actress: DramaLo imposible (2012)
2013OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Performance by an Actress in a Leading RoleLo imposible (2012)
2013Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - DramaLo imposible (2012)
2012ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Actress in a Leading RoleLo imposible (2012)
2012CFCA AwardChicago Film Critics Association AwardsBest ActressLo imposible (2012)
2012DFWFCA AwardDallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association AwardsBest ActressLo imposible (2012)
2012DFCS AwardDetroit Film Critic Society, USBest ActressLo imposible (2012)
2012Golden SchmoesGolden Schmoes AwardsBest Actress of the YearLo imposible (2012)
2012HFCS AwardHouston Film Critics Society AwardsBest ActressLo imposible (2012)
2012PFCS AwardPhoenix Film Critics Society AwardsBest Actress in a Leading RoleLo imposible (2012)
2012SDFCS AwardSan Diego Film Critics Society AwardsBest ActressLo imposible (2012)
2011Independent Spirit AwardIndependent Spirit AwardsBest Supporting FemaleMother and Child (2009)
2011ICS AwardInternational Cinephile Society AwardsBest Supporting ActressMother and Child (2009)
2011Movies for Grownups AwardAARP Movies for Grownups AwardsBest Grownup Love StoryFair Game (2010)· Sean Penn
2010AFI International AwardAustralian Film InstituteBest ActressMother and Child (2009)
2010Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Actress in a Motion Picture, DramaFair Game (2010)
2010SLFCA AwardSt. Louis Film Critics Association, USBest ActressFair Game (2010)
2008Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest ActressEastern Promises (2007)
2008IOMAItalian Online Movie Awards (IOMA)Best Actress (Miglior attrice protagonista)Eastern Promises (2007)
2008VFCC AwardVancouver Film Critics CircleBest Actress in a Canadian FilmEastern Promises (2007)
2007Movies for Grownups AwardAARP Movies for Grownups AwardsBest Grownup Love StoryThe Painted Veil (2006)· Edward Norton
2006AFI International AwardAustralian Film InstituteBest ActressKing Kong (2005)
2006CFCA AwardChicago Film Critics Association AwardsBest ActressKing Kong (2005)
2006Empire AwardEmpire Awards, UKBest ActressKing Kong (2005)
2006Gold Derby AwardGold Derby AwardsLead ActressKing Kong (2005)
2006IOMAItalian Online Movie Awards (IOMA)Best Actress (Miglior attrice protagonista)King Kong (2005)
2006Jupiter AwardJupiter AwardBest International ActressKing Kong (2005)
2006OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest ActressKing Kong (2005)
2006OFCS AwardOnline Film Critics Society AwardsBest ActressKing Kong (2005)
2006Scream AwardScream AwardsScream QueenKing Kong (2005)
2006VFCC AwardVancouver Film Critics CircleBest ActressKing Kong (2005)
2005ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Actress in a Leading RoleKing Kong (2005)
2005Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie Scream SceneThe Ring Two (2005)
2004Critics Choice AwardBroadcast Film Critics Association AwardsBest Actress21 Grams (2003)
2004CFCA AwardChicago Film Critics Association AwardsBest Actress21 Grams (2003)
2004DFWFCA AwardDallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association AwardsBest Actress21 Grams (2003)
2004Gold Derby AwardGold Derby AwardsLead Actress21 Grams (2003)
2004Gold Derby AwardGold Derby AwardsEnsemble Cast21 Grams (2003)· Benicio Del Toro
· Danny Huston
· Sean Penn
2004OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actress21 Grams (2003)
2004Golden Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama21 Grams (2003)
2004ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role21 Grams (2003)
2004OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Actress in a Leading Role21 Grams (2003)
2004BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role21 Grams (2003)
2003ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Actress in a Leading Role21 Grams (2003)
2003ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Cast Ensemble21 Grams (2003)· Sean Penn
· Benicio Del Toro
· Melissa Leo
· Danny Huston
· Charlotte Gainsbourg
· Eddie Marsan
2003VVFP AwardVillage Voice Film PollBest Performance21 Grams (2003)
2002Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest ActressMulholland Dr. (2001)
2002AFI AwardAFI Awards, USAActor of the Year - Female - MoviesMulholland Dr. (2001)
2002Golden SchmoesGolden Schmoes AwardsBreakthrough Performance of the YearThe Ring (2002)
2002OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest ActressMulholland Dr. (2001)
2001Golden SchmoesGolden Schmoes AwardsBreakthrough Performance of the YearMulholland Dr. (2001)
2001Golden SchmoesGolden Schmoes AwardsBest T&A of the YearMulholland Dr. (2001)· Laura Harring

2nd place awards

2nd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015COFCA AwardCentral Ohio Film Critics AssociationBest EnsembleBirdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)· Michael Keaton
· Zach Galifianakis
· Edward Norton
· Andrea Riseborough
· Amy Ryan
· Emma Stone
2014SEFCA AwardSoutheastern Film Critics Association AwardsBest EnsembleBirdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)· Michael Keaton
· Zach Galifianakis
· Edward Norton
· Andrea Riseborough
· Amy Ryan
· Emma Stone
2013COFCA AwardCentral Ohio Film Critics AssociationBest ActressLo imposible (2012)
2009Chainsaw AwardFangoria Chainsaw AwardsBest ActressFunny Games (2007)
2007ICS AwardInternational Cinephile Society AwardsBest ActressThe Painted Veil (2006)
2005Golden SchmoesGolden Schmoes AwardsBest Actress of the YearKing Kong (2005)
2003BSFC AwardBoston Society of Film Critics AwardsBest Actress21 Grams (2003)
2003NYFCC AwardNew York Film Critics Circle AwardsBest Actress21 Grams (2003)
2001ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Actress in a Leading RoleMulholland Dr. (2001)
2001BSFC AwardBoston Society of Film Critics AwardsBest ActressMulholland Dr. (2001)
2001LAFCA AwardLos Angeles Film Critics Association AwardsBest ActressMulholland Dr. (2001)
2001NYFCC AwardNew York Film Critics Circle AwardsBest ActressMulholland Dr. (2001)

3rd place awards

3rd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2004NSFC AwardNational Society of Film Critics Awards, USABest Actress21 Grams (2003)

TitleSalary
King Kong (2005)$5,000,000
Children of the Corn: The Gathering (1996)$5,000

#Fact
1Father Peter Watts died of an apparent heroin overdose when Naomi was seven years old. She says she doesn't have any clear memories of him.
2Adam-12: Log 141: The Color TV Bandit (1968) aired on the day she was born. Star Trek: The Next Generation: Encounter at Farpoint (1987) (the debut, possibly the pilot) aired on her 19th birthday, Emergency!: Gossip (1974), Numb3rs: Trust Metric (2007), Quantum Leap: The Leap Home: Part 1 - November 25, 1969 (1990), The Simpsons: The Principal and the Pauper (1997), and The Simpsons: Sex, Pies and Idiot Scrapes (2008) aired on her birthday.
3The appearance of the character in the game Deadly Premonition (2010), Emily Wyatt, was copied from her.
4Turned down the role of Narcissa Malfoy on Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) and the role went to Helen McCrory.
5She is currently filming in London for Woody Allen in You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010) opposite Anthony Hopkins, Antonio Banderas and Josh Brolin, among others. [August 2009]
6In New Zealand, filming Peter Jackson's King Kong (2005). [2004]
7Has played four characters with the name Ann - Dream House (2011), Funny Games (2007), Eastern Promises (2007) and King Kong (2005).
8Has a fear of swimming in deep water. Was caught in an ocean current, when she was age 14, and was rescued by her brother, Ben Watts, who was age 15.
9Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 40, a son Samuel Kai Schreiber, on December 13, 2008. Child's father is her now ex-fiancé, Liev Schreiber.
10Gave birth to her 1st child at age 38, a son Alexander Pete Schreiber (Sasha Schreiber), on July 25, 2007. Child's father is her now ex-fiancé, Liev Schreiber.
11Good friends with frequent co-star, Sean Penn.
12Model for Ann Taylor (2011).
13Spokeswoman for Pantene haircare (2011).
14Spokeswoman for Audi (2011).
15Her maternal grandfather was Welsh and her maternal grandmother was Australian.
16Wanted to play Catwoman in The Dark Knight Rises (2012), but was considered too old for the part, and the 14-years-younger Anne Hathaway was cast instead.
17Owns homes in both Los Angeles and New York City.
18Was three months pregnant with her son Alexander when she completed filming on Eastern Promises (2007).
19It is often assumed that she met her now ex-fiancé Liev Schreiber on the set of The Painted Veil (2006), but they actually met at the New York Met ball in 2005.
20Attended North Sydney Girls High School.
21Shot her leading role in Mother and Child (2009) in only 8 days.
22Before finally accepting a lead role in You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010), she was forced to turn down roles by Woody Allen in both Melinda and Melinda (2004) and Cassandra's Dream (2007) due to scheduling conflicts.
23Returned to work one month after giving birth to her son Samuel in order to begin filming Mother and Child (2009).
24Has been in at least seven remakes/revisions: The Shaft (2001), The Ring (2002), Ned Kelly (2003), Ellie Parker (2005), King Kong (2005), The Painted Veil (2006) and Funny Games (2007).
25Godmother of Simon Baker and Rebecca Rigg's son Claude.
26Worked as a nanny for Nicole Kidman and Tom Cruise when she was struggling in Hollywood.
27Was cast in a King Lear adaptation as Goneril alongside Keira Knightley (as Cordelia), Gwyneth Paltrow (as Regan) and Anthony Hopkins (as King Lear). The movie was shelved.
28Was in contention for the role of Hanna Schmiz in The Reader (2008), along with Marion Cotillard, after Nicole Kidman dropped out due to pregnancy. However due to scheduling conflicts she had to back out and the part was eventually given to Kate Winslet.
29Returned to work two months after giving birth to her son Alexander in order to begin filming The International (2009).
30The maniacal laughter heard in the Pink Floyd song, "Money", is her father's, Peter Watts, the band's then-road manager.
31Is 19 months younger than her brother, Ben Watts.
32Considers herself to be both British and Australian.
33Her favorite "scary movie" is Don't Look Now (1973).
34In 2007, a rumor circulated that she had been cast as Narcissa Malfoy in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009). The day after the rumor appeared, her PR reps claimed it wasn't true.
35Enjoys martial arts and trained Judo for a long time. She participated in amateur Judo championships through the early 90s, from 1989 to 1992. Nowadays, she trains in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
36Turned down the role of "Susan Storm" (Invisible Girl) in Fantastic Four (2005). Jessica Alba later got the part.
37Her mother Miv Watts is an interior designer.
38Was engaged to actor Liev Schreiber from 2007 until they called off in 2016.
39Played a struggling actress living in L.A. twice: in Mulholland Dr. (2001) and in Ellie Parker (2005).
40Friend of Kate Hudson, Gia Carides and Carla Gugino.
41Is good friends with actor Mark Ruffalo and his wife Sunrise Coigney.
42Named #4 of Sexiest Women over the age of 35 according to the editors at MSN Lifestyle: Men.
43Was voted 3rd in Entertainment Weekly's Entertainers of the Year in December 2005.
44Ranked #2 in the UK FHM's most eligible women (2006).
45Named #2 in the French edition of FHM magazine's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2006".
46Was voted #29 on AskMen.com's Most Desirable Women of 2006.
47Named #99 in FHM magazine's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2006" supplement. (2006).
48Was Fernando Meirelles's first choice for the role of Tessa Quayle in The Constant Gardener (2005), but she declined due to her commitment to King Kong (2005). Rachel Weisz was then given the role.
49When shooting a movie, uses a specific song to get herself ready for each scene.
50Was among the guests at Nicole Kidman's and Keith Urban's wedding
51When she was 18, she tried her hand at modeling and was hired by an agency in Japan.
52Model for David Yurman. [2006]
53Was accompanied by her then-boyfriend Liev Schreiber to the King Kong (2005) US-premiere. It was their first public appearance together.
54When she was 20 years old, she was an assistant editor at "Follow Me" magazine in Australia. After a friend begged her to try acting, she quit her job instead and never looked back.
55Her parents divorced when she was four.
56Grandparents: Hugh & Nikki Roberts
57Parents: Peter Watts and Myfanwy (Miv) Watts.
58Had a horrific fall on the New Zealand set of King Kong (2005). She fell from a height into a ditch, to the shock of the cast and crew. She thanked her rigorous practice of yoga for saving her from any permanent damage.
59Ranked #76 on Forbes 2005 Power in Entertainment List.
60Starred in and produced 2001's Ellie Parker (2001), which was made into a kind of cult classic about a struggling actress in Hollywood and the nightmares she encountered. The movie resurfaced in 2005 at the SunDance Film Festival and is set to be re-released in December of 2005.
61Spent some of her early childhood in Anglesey, Wales, where her mother is from.
62Claims she wanted to become an actor after seeing the movie Fame (1980).
63Director David Lynch asked her to be in the movie Mulholland Dr. (2001) after picking out her headshot from a stack of actors.
64Moved in with best friend Nicole Kidman after Kidman spilt up from husband Tom Cruise.
65Her favorite actresses are Meryl Streep, Jodie Foster and Julianne Moore.
66She has a Yorkshire terrier named Bob.
67Accepted the role for 21 Grams (2003) without reading the script first.
68Her father died when she was seven.
69When her cell phone sounds, it plays Pink Floyd's "Money".
70Voted the 14th Sexiest Female Movie Star in the Australian Empire Magazine September 2002.
71Featured on the cover of the Australian Empire Magazine March 2003 for Women of the Year 2002.
72Her brother, Ben Watts, is a well-known photographer. He's been living in the US since 1994.
73Was named one of the 50 Most Beautiful People by People Magazine in 2002.
74She once appeared in an Australian television commercial turning down a date with Tom Cruise for her mum's lamb roast.
75Is a vegetarian.
76Moved to Australia when she was 14. Her maternal grandmother is Australian.
77Best friends with Nicole Kidman, since a casting call for commercial when they were girls.
78Daughter of Peter Watts, road manager for Pink Floyd until 1974.

#Quote
1Believe me. There's nothing natural about a red-carpet experience. People scream your name at the top of their voices, 100 of them at a time, and it just makes your heart leap out of your chest. I don't like being in loud places any more, all my friends call me Granny! My favorite thing is welcoming people in to my home.
2[on her Oscar nomination for The Impossible (2012)] I just want to have a good time and then have a great party afterwards. Emmanuelle Riva was the performance of the year, but Jennifer Lawrence did a beautiful job too. And Jessica Chastain. They're all great performances. And - how do you pronounce it? - Quvenzhane [Wallis] was great too.
3I never get recognized on the street. I'm lucky that way. People see me as the dolled-up movie-star type on the red carpet, but in real life, I don't look anything like that. I blend easily into a crowd. My husband, Liev Schreiber, is really distinct, and quite often people push me aside to get to him. They'll say, "Isn't that the guy...?" and list off all his credits. They will then ask, "Can you take a photo of us?" They have no idea who I am.
4[on undertaking the role of Diana, Princess of Wales] It's definitely risky. But having said that, it's a story that has to be told. We like to look back on big stories, and it's a little fresher, perhaps, than Henry VIII.
5[on The Impossible (2012)] Who knew I'd be swimming for six weeks? After King Kong (2005) I swore to myself that I would never do anything action-driven again, because it just about killed me. But it's sort of like childbirth. You forget.
6[Woody Allen is] the best actor's director I've ever worked with. There's not as much free rein as we're led to believe, because he has a sense of how the scene's going to work and we need to move within those parameters. [But] he wants to empower us to find it ... and he'll do it in such a gentle fashion that we don't even understand it's being done.
7Everyone said I was an overnight success, but it was ten years leading up to that.
8I'm incredibly grateful for being in a position where the phone still rings and the calls are still coming in from directors I respect. I feel like my intentions are the same as they have always been. I can't be seduced into doing (a film) for the wrong reason. The moment I do, I'll probably fail.
9I'm so not feeling in my best physical shape and there I am having to strip naked -- which I'd never even done before [on her role in Mother and Child (2009)].
10[on her role in Fair Game (2010)] I'm probably one of the few people who can say I breastfed my baby while packing a loaded gun.
11I went straight from one movie to another. I had about a week of rehearsal and that was my preparation. It was a huge movie and I had like a billion costume, changes and things like that took precedence over any acting preparation. But really fear is a pretty simple emotion to play. It's a pretty good driving force, so imagination really was my key -- On preparing for The Ring (2002).
12It's a bunch of images that are really quite nasty. They don't exactly correlate but you work out what they mean later on in the story, and that alone is pretty scary -- On the videotape in The Ring (2002).
13Well, in Mulholland Dr. (2001), I played these two characters that weren't based on any reality and they were very extreme people. I felt this character, "Rachel Keller", was very ordinary even though she's presented with extraordinary circumstances. She's a normal person who's just a mother and to her everything is OK. Life is just dandy.Then this horrible thing comes into her life. She's forced to question her sanity. It seems completely implausible and then the journalist part of her goes out the window and it becomes about survival for her and for her family. It's pretty intense -- On what attracted her to the role of "Rachel Keller" in The Ring (2002).
14I'd have to say when I found out that my son was watching the tape. And then again, when I was totally exasperated at the end. ... I really felt like I was touching on melodrama, and you're just going for it, and you're just like shrieking, and you're always afraid that it's too much, but it really warrants that in the story. It's really about trusting Gore, because we've got to make sure that everything is paced well up to that point so it isn't melodrama. Obviously, it's a very, very dramatic situation, and she's reached that point where she just can't take it anymore. So you're doing it on the day and you're just always concerned how it's going to play out in the structure of the story.And then also, I'd have to say that the horses on the boat was particularly difficult. I mean, I felt terrible for the horses, but we had the animal people there who were watching very closely and telling us what we could and couldn't do, and everyone on the set was incredibly quiet and respectful in order not to spook them anymore than they were already being spooked. ... But it was great. I think it's a pretty powerful scene. -- on what her most difficult scenes were in The Ring (2002).
15Yes, I did. I saw it once. I read the script and I really liked the script. I got excited about it, and then I managed to get hold of the copy of the Japanese version. It was particularly difficult to find as I was shooting a film in the south of Wales. The video store people looked at me blankly.And when I got hold of it, I was in my hotel room alone and watching it on a very small TV monitor, and I remember being pretty freaked out. I just saw it the once, and that was enough to get me excited about doing it. But then, after that, I didn't want to look at it too much, because when you're doing a remake, I think it can be dangerous, because seeing how the other actor played the role could corrupt your own ideas or take you in a direction that's not exactly where you would have planned to go -- On watching "Ringu" before shooting The Ring (2002).
16It was the character that drew me to this project. It's a genre film, and you get all those moments that you get in a genre film, but you get a little bit more. I think it's more psychological. And the character has her own personal journey to go through, and I particularly liked it for that reason. Rachel starts out as a flawed person and not the greatest mother. She's not asking the questions, she's a little bit driven and focused on what she thinks is the right thing to do, which is work, work, work, survive, survive and provide for my child. But it's only after all the drama and the chaos happens that she realizes that it's not just about that. It's about spending time and asking the questions and recognizing what your child needs before he states it. -- On what drew her to The Ring (2002).
17Aside from the endless discussions and imagining various scenarios -- the 'what-ifs' -- I happen to know two people that had been held hostage in their home. To know even two people is scary; it reminds you that this sort of thing really can take place. - on preparing and relating to Funny Games (2007).
18Since this was a remake, there was the fear that you're going to be compared to the original actors. The fact that Michael was designing each shot the exact same way as the original meant that you had to do the same blocking and tread the same steps as those actors. And then you think, oh wow, how can I invent this character, how can I find this scene in my own organic way? Michael's way is so mapped out -- I'd go to the sink, go to the fridge, then back to the sink -- it became such a heady thing and it's not like I prefer to work. I like to feel it and surprise myself. - more on Funny Games (2007) writer/director Michael Haneke.
19They both had such difficult parts. Michael, particularly, had endless amounts of dialog, and Michael Haneke wanted to shoot long takes without angles, which meant both guys had to be very much on their game. I was so impressed with both of them. They're very fine actors and although they struggled with it -- playing these hideous, psychotic people -- I think there was some fun in it, too. Michael Pitt is also someone who works from a very organic place and Haneke had lots of instruction for him. You feel very trapped and confined. And the material is so heavy and it makes you so very tense. - on Funny Games (2007) co-stars Michael Pitt and Brady Corbet.
20It was quite difficult to turn off during the end of the day. Most people will ask me, 'Was this scary to make, scary to watch?' Usually the answer is no, because in most films, you shoot out of sequence so everything's fragmented. But this film was shot very much in chronological order and it pretty much takes place all on one set. Michael doesn't cut a lot -- one shot is held for endless minutes. So it was hard. The set was at times a very tense place - On filming Funny Games (2007).
21Auditions are just so humiliating and degrading. You get a five-minute time slot for a part you've spent six hours or more studying for or thinking about, and you get into these rooms full of people who barely make eye contact. They're bored and frustrated that they can't find the right person, energy that is instantly crushing and which makes it hard to shine. Going through that process over and over, you become so wounded and guarded that it's impossible to give you best stuff away. That's why I will never forget what David Lynch did for me. When he cast me in Mulholland Dr. (2001), I was literally at the lowest place, and yet he managed to pull away all those masks.
22I've done a few remakes now, as you know. And my philosophy is, you see the original film once, and that's it. You have to do whatever you can to shut it out, because you don't want your performance to be tainted. You don't want to fall into the trap of comparisons, basically.
23People think of me as the go-to-girl for nervous breakdowns. (On the type of roles she's offered.)
24To be a producer is not something that I look at as a position of power. I just think that I have these great connections, let's use them. I believe in it. You believe in it. Let's do it.
25I'm not this dark, twisted person. Yes, I have my demons and this is my way of exorcising them. It gets them out - and better out than in. Actually, I think that it's the comedians who are the darkest people on the planet, because they think life's just bloody hilarious. - on the usual dark roles that she is known for.
26I don't think I'm really the go-to girl for that sort of cheery popcorn movie. I've done that little bit of lightness in King Kong, and I Heart Huckabees was definitely goofy, but I just don't connect that well to romantic comedies because they're usually so formulaic and not really based in truth.
27There's a set of rules out there somewhere that says it all ends by 40. I hope to be able to defy that because I truly love my work.
28Yes, I've had six great years of being in a position where I can pick and choose a bit, but it's not like I suddenly feel so calm and relaxed about that. Having spent a large portion of my life with a constant struggle and trying to find ways to make it work, that's what sticks with me.
29Every time I'd think to book a ticket to leave L.A., something would come up-even just a three day job or something. That was enough to keep me invested. I still pinch myself when a certain director calls and says, 'Would you like to read my script?' I don't take any of it for granted because I struggled for so long.
30To be appreciated or recognized is everything to an artist, but to be placed in a category where judgment occurs is awful, and yet we are all liars if we can't admit that we haven't all chased it or dreamed of it, even just a little bit.
31I had gotten to a place where I truly believed everything I was called: 'not sexy,' 'not funny,' 'too intense,' desperate.' All those labels they gave me, I took them because there wasn't a trace of my true self left. - on the struggles of her early career.
32When I had dark hair I definitely felt that I was more anonymous.
33I keep saying to myself, Oh, God, I'm sick of playing these dark, harrowing roles. I want a big paycheck, so put me in some dumb romantic comedy any day.
34"Every time I dress up to go somewhere, I say this is who I am: like, I feel like a Russian hooker tonight. A long time ago, I put on a Stella McCartney top with a huge amount of feathers, and I had really black eye makeup and stringy hair. My mom was like, 'That top's not working'. But that's what I looked like, a Russian hooker".
35Yeah, I suppose I am ordinarily drawn to the darker stuff. You won't find me in a romantic comedy. Those movies don't speak to me. People don't come to talk to me about those scripts, because they probably think I'm this dark, twisted, miserable person.
36I'm a tomboy now. I always wanted to fit in with my brother's group, so I climbed trees and played with lead soldiers. But I'm a woman's woman. I never understood women who don't have woman friends.
37That ad recently turned up in a magazine in Australia. My head is in my hands as I'm sitting at as desk, thinking, 'When can I start using tampons?' I was quite old, but I was supposed to look 12". - on one of her first gigs.
38"The biggest place I look for validation is from my mother. That's the little girl in me that will never grow up." - on why not having an Oscar yet doesn't faze her.
39"The consequences are that you fear and dread being abandoned. You get a little tougher, and it's more difficult for you to become intimate. The pros are that you can adapt to any situation and that you're open to new surroundings. A lot of people get stuck in their ways, but I embrace change." on moving frequently when she was younger.
40I always love being in the company of women. It's all about good conversation and great wine.
41It's always nerve-racking to take off your clothes on film. But doing it with a woman felt safer than with a man. You know you can say, 'Don't grab me there: That's where my cellulite is'! [after being asked if it was hard to do a love scene with a woman (Mulholland Dr. (2001)]
42Even during my most intense scenes with Sean Penn (in 21 Grams (2003)), we found ways to have fun. Sure, I have my dark moments, but I'm the girl you'll see driving down the highway singing to Blondie.
43If I have to produce movies, direct movies, whatever to change the way Hollywood treats older women, I'll do it. If I have to bend the rules, I will. If I have to break them, I will.
44You have to make peace with yourself. The key is to find the harmony in what you have.quoted in the Feb 01, 2005 issue of WOMAN'S WORLD.
45"I've had people who've seen 21 Grams (2003) say, 'Wow, you're so brave to be looking like that'. This shocks me. I think that's what an actor's job is, to lose yourself in a role".
46"We're so afraid of death in our culture, but I think if we understand it better, then we'll appreciate the life we have more." - in response to 21 Grams (2003).
47My mum put me in drama classes when I was about 14. I'd been going on about it for some time, so maybe it was a way to shut me up.
48Whatever is said about roles drying up, I intend to keep working. Certainly now the roles couldn't be more interesting - playing mothers, divorcees. I think it's going to be exciting to play a mother of teenagers. The longer your life, the deeper it gets.
49Instead of thinking 'how can I slow the ageing process?' I think 'how can I bend the rules?' Every year you add to your life, you're going to add a different experience to your face.
50For the record, I am actually British as well as Australian. People always think I'm Australian but I'm happy for the Brits to claim me back. I'm offering myself up.
51I find myself gravitating towards drama. It interests me. In the books I read, the paintings I like, it's always the darker stuff.
52On set is where I feel comfortable. The red carpet stuff, talking about the film, explaining your own life, it doesn't come naturally. It's all necessary stuff I suppose but it's not my strength.
53It was total naivety that got me to Hollywood. I thought it was going to happen straight away. I told myself 'give it 5 years, there's no way I'll be here after that if it doesn't happen'. Cut to ten years later!
54"There's a lot of skeletons in my closet, but I know what they're wearing. I'm not gonna act all ashamed of it" - on her early career.
55'Pain is such an important thing in life. I think that as an artist you have to experience suffering. It's not enough to have lived it once; you have to relive it. Darkness is not a pejorative thing."

#Trademark
1Roles in remakes of films
2Often works with Sean Penn.
3Frequently plays dark and troubled characters
4Often plays characters that endure loss or suffering
5Her two front teeth

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