Born: in Shoreham, Kent, England, UK
Naomi Ellen Watts was born on September 28, 1968, in Shoreham, England, to Myfanwy Edwards “Miv” (Roberts), an antique dealer and costume/set designer, and Peter Watts, the road manager to Pink Floyd. Her maternal grandfather was Welsh.
Her father died when Naomi was seven and she began to follow her mother and her brother around England, until she was fourteen, when they settled in Australia, where her maternal grandmother was from. She coaxed her mother into letting her take an acting class when they arrived.