1. After moving to America, Watts appeared in films, including Tank Girl .
2. The following year she enjoyed box-office success with The Ring , the remake of a successful Japanese horror film.
3. Since then, Watts has portrayed Valerie Plame Wilson in the biographical drama Fair Game .
4. For her leading role as Maria Bennett in the disaster film The Impossible , she received second nominations for the Academy Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress and a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress.
5. In 2006, she became a goodwill ambassador for Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, which helps to raise awareness of AIDS-related issues.
6. She has participated in several fundraisers for the cause, and she is presented as an inaugural member of AIDS Red Ribbon Awards.
7. Two years later, in August 1976, he was found dead in a flat in Notting Hill, of an apparent heroin overdose.
8. During this time, Watts attended a Welsh language school, Ysgol Gyfun Llangefni, where she carried out her studies. She later said of her time in Wales: “We took Welsh lessons in a school in the middle of nowhere while everyone else was taking English.
9. Wherever we moved, I would adapt and pick up the regional accent.
10. Anyway, there was quite a lot of sadness in my childhood, but no lack of love.”
11. Watts obtained her first role in the 1986 drama film, For Love Alone, based on the novel of the same name by Christina Stead, and produced by Margaret Fink.
12. In Australia, Watts attended Mosman High School and North Sydney Girls High School.