Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber’s eldest child was hospitalised overnight on Tuesday after developing breathing difficulties.

Twenty-one month old Alexander, known as Sasha, was taken to hospital in New York on Tuesday - causing his dad Liev to miss in the Los Angeles premiere of his new film X-Men Origins: Wolverine on Tuesday night.

A spokesperson for the couple confirmed the brief hospital stay yesterday saying: “Sasha got home today and is feeling much better after being hospitalized on Tuesday night with respiratory problems.”

The couple also have a five month old son, Sammy.