List of Famous people with last name Watts
Naomi Ellen Watts is a British actress and film producer. She made her film 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, with appearances in small-scale films.
Charles Robert Watts is an English drummer, best known as a member of the Rolling Stones since 1963. Originally trained as a graphic artist, he started playing drums in London's rhythm and blues clubs, where he met Brian Jones, Mick Jagger, and Keith Richards. In January 1963, he joined their fledgling group, the Rolling Stones, as drummer, while doubling as designer of their record sleeves and tour stages. Watts has been the only Rolling Stones member other than Jagger or Richards to have been featured on all of their studio albums. He cites jazz as a major influence on his drumming style. He has toured with his own group, the Charlie Watts Quintet, and appeared in London at Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club with the Charlie Watts Tentet.
Jon Watts is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is best known for directing the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) superhero films Spider-Man: Homecoming and Spider-Man: Far From Home and is set to direct the third Spider-Man film and a Fantastic Four film to be set in the MCU. He also directed and co-wrote films Clown, Cop Car, and directed numerous episodes of the parody television news series Onion News Network.
Reginald Lucien Frank Roger Watts is an American comedian, actor, beatboxer and musician. His improvised musical sets are created using only his voice, a keyboard, and a looping machine. Watts refers to himself as a "disinformationist" who aims to disorient his audience, often in a comedic fashion. He appeared on the IFC series Comedy Bang! Bang! and currently leads the house band for The Late Late Show with James Corden.
Julius Caesar Watts Jr. is an American politician, clergyman, and athlete. Watts was a college football quarterback for the Oklahoma Sooners and later played professionally in the Canadian Football League. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1995 to 2003 as a Republican, representing Oklahoma's 4th Congressional District.
The Watts family murders occurred in Frederick, Colorado, during the early morning hours of August 13, 2018. While being interviewed by police, Christopher Lee Watts admitted to murdering his pregnant wife Shanann Cathryn Watts by strangulation. He later admitted to killing their daughters, four-year-old Bella and three-year-old Celeste, by smothering them with a blanket over their heads. On November 6, 2018, he pleaded guilty to multiple counts of first-degree murder as part of a plea deal when the death penalty was removed from sentencing. He was sentenced to five life sentences without the possibility of parole, three to be served consecutively.
Donald Earl "Slick" Watts is an American former basketball player. "Slick" Watts attended Xavier University of Louisiana from 1970 to 1973, where he would play under coach Bob Hopkins, and alongside his teammate, and future ABA and NBA star, Bruce Seals. For the 1972 season, Watts and Seals would lead the Gold Rush to its first NAIA District 30 Men's Basketball championship defeating Nicholls State University 85-83, but would go on to lose to Westmont in the 1972 NAIA Men's Basketball Tournament semi-finals 71-59. During his final season, Watts lead the Gold Rush to their second consecutive NAIA District 30 Championship, defeating Dillard University 101-80. In the 1973 NAIA Men's Basketball Tournament Watts and his teammates would upset Sam Houston State University, 67-60, in the second round. At the time, the Bearkats were ranked first in the country in all college division polls and had gone 34 games, over a two-year period, without a loss. The Xavier Gold Rush would eventually lose in the semi-finals to Maryland-Eastern Shore 87-80.
Chris Watts, is an American inventor, businessman, filmmaker, and visual effects supervisor.
Peter Watts is a Canadian science fiction author. He specializes in hard science fiction. He earned a Ph.D from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1991, from the Department of Zoology and Resource Ecology. He went on to hold several academic research and teaching positions, and worked as a marine-mammal biologist. He began publishing fiction around the time he finished graduate school.