The Watcher tells the story of a married couple that moves into their “dream home”. They soon realize that they’re being watched after receiving threatening letters from someone named “The Watcher”. The story is based on a real one, and it was created for Netflix by Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan.
The miniseries premiered on October 13, 2022. The story it’s based on was an article named “The Cut” that was published in New York in 2018 by Reeves Wiedeman. Let’s get to know more about the highly anticipated mystery thriller’s cast and see what they’ve been up to!
Naomi Ellen Watts is a 54-year-old British actress. She moved to Australia with her family when she was young and made her first movie debut with For Love Alone in 1986. Afterward, she had 3 TV series before moving to the USA. Initially, she struggled to make her way in the industry until taking part in David Lynch’s Mulholland Drive. With this role, she rose to international prominence!
Throughout her career, she debuted in many movies and TV shows. In The Watcher, we see her as Nora Brannock, the wife of the couple moving into a new home, with hopes of being happy as ever. Regarding her personal life, we know that Watts was previously in a relationship with Live Schreiber for 11 years. After their breakup, Naomi Watts met with Billy Crudup on set. Just after 1-year post-break-up, Watts began a new relationship with Crudup. She shares 2 children with Live and they are co-parenting pretty well from what we’ve seen!
Bobby Cannavale is an American actor and he’s 52 years old. He’s best known for his roles in a variety of TV shows. These include Will & Grace, Third Watch, Mr. Robot, and Homecoming. He’s also a stage actor having been in various plays. In The Watcher, he plays Dean Brannock. He’s the husband of the lovely couple that starts a new life in a new home. In his personal life, we can tell you that he’s been married. He was married to Jenny Lumet between 1994-2003.
After that, he started a new relationship with Rose Byrne in 2012, and they’ve been together ever since. He has 3 children. His 1st born Jake Cannavale is from his marriage to Jenny Lumet. The other 2 boys are from his relationship with Rose Byrne. They’re not married but call each other husband and wife.
Jennifer Coolidge is 61 years old and she’s an American actress. She’s primarily known for her roles in comedy TV shows and movies. You may recognize her best from the American Pie movie series, and Legally Blonde movie series. On TV, she was a part of series like Joey, The Secret Life of the American Teenager, 2 Broke Girls, and more!
Lately, in The Watcher series, we see her as the realtor who sold the Brannock couple their “dream house”. She’s ambitious, fierce, and has magnificent persuasion skills. In her personal life, we know that she dated fellow comedian Chris Kattan. Other than that, she keeps her personal life to herself and doesn’t reveal much about it.
Isabel Gravitt is a 19-year-old American actress. She’s very new to the industry but proved herself to be a promising young actress. Her first debut came with the short film titled House Call back in 2013. So, that would make her 10 years young when she got her first acting gig. In The Watcher, she’s one of the 2 children of the Brannock family.
Regarding her personal life, we know that she has a very close relationship with her family. Her brother Brady especially is one of her biggest supporters. When it comes to her dating life, we can’t tell you much. She’s focused on her career, and we know that she’s single.
Mia Farrow is an American actress and she’s 77 years old. She’s been in the industry for a really long time, and her first break came with the soap opera Peyton Place. She was also in movies such as Rosemary’s Baby, Follow Me!, The Great Gatsby and more! She has a career full of big nominations, and awards, and in her latest work The Watcher, we see her as Pearl Winslow. She’s the creepy old neighbor to the Brannocks and also the president of the local preservation society. She has a weird obsession with the Brannock family house.
She had a very public personal life alongside her success. She was first married to Frank Sinatra, and that gave her an extra dose of publicity. Then, she married André Previn and that lasted for 9 years. Afterward, she had a lengthy relationship with Woody Allen and took part in 13 of his movies during their relationship. Mia Farrow has 14 children in total, 4 of them are her biological children. 10 were adopted. One of the adoptive children she shared with Woody Allen, was allegedly sexually abused by him. These allegations were made by Farrow after their separation.
The American actor and voice actor Christopher McDonald is 67 years old. His best-known role is in the comedy Happy Gilmore as Shooter McGavin. His other works include Grease 2, Thelma & Louise, and Requiem for a Dream. His latest role in The Watcher miniseries is as Detective Rourke Chamberlain. He’s on the Brannock family case. McDonald said in an interview that if he were in the family’s shoes, he would’ve left that house a lot sooner.
In his personal life, we can tell you that he was engaged to Thelma & Louise co-star Geena Davis back in the 80s. But then she left McDonald for Jeff Goldblum. Afterward, he met with fellow actress Lupe Gidley, and they’ve been married since 1992. They share 3 daughters and 1 son together.
Margo Martindale is an American character actress and she’s 71 years old. She appeared on television, on stage, and in film. She took part in movies like The Hours, Dead Man Walking, August: Osage County, and more! She’s a treasure in the industry and has won many awards and nominations! In The Watcher, she plays Mo. She’s a snoopy neighbor of the Brannock family and a feisty one at that!
Regarding her personal life, we know that she’s been married to musician Bill Boals since 1986. They have a daughter named Margaret.
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