Naomi Ellen Watts (born 28 September 1968) is an English actress and producer. She made her screen debut in the Australian drama For Love Alone (1986) and then appeared in the Australian television series Hey Dad. . ! (1990), Brides of Christ (1991), Home and Away (1991), and the film Flirting (1991). After moving to the United States, Watts struggled as an actress for years, but managed to obtain parts in the films Tank Girl (1995), Children of the Corn IV: The Gathering (1996), and Dangerous Beauty (1998), and the television series Sleepwalkers (1997–1998).