Rose Byrne

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  • Birth Name: Mary Rose Byrne
  • Birth Place: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Was convinced by her sisters to start taking acting classes at the age of 8, joining the Australian Theatre for Young People, which boasts Nicole Kidman and Toni Collette among its alumni.
  • Received her first film role at the age of 13, in the Australian comedy Dallas Doll (1994), starring Sandra Bernhard.
  • Was awarded the Best Actress Award at the 2000 Venice Film Festival for her role in acclaimed Australian drama The Goddess of 1967.
  • Made her first international screen appearance in 2002 with a small part as Queen Amidala's handmaiden, Dorme, in George Lucas' Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones.
  • Did her own singing for her role as Jackie Q in 2010's Get Him to the Greek.
  • Made People magazine's 2012 Most Beautiful list.

Awards

  • 2008, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee
  • 2007, Australian Film Institute Awards — International Award for Best Actress: Winner
  • 2011, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 2013, AACTA Awards — Best Lead Actress: Winner
  • 2009, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2015, Critics' Choice Movie Awards — Best Actress in a Comedy: Nominee
  • 2010, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee
  • 2014, AACTA Awards — Trailblazer Award: Winner
  • 2009, Australian Film Institute Awards — International Award for Best Actress: Nominee
  • 2010, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2000, Venice Film Festival — Best Actress: Winner
  • 2003, Australian Film Institute Awards — Best Actress in a Leading Role: Nominee

Relationships

  • Gregor Jordan — Ex-significant Other
  • Bobby Cannavale — Significant Other
  • Alice Byrne — Sister
  • Lucy Byrne — Sister
  • Rocco Robin Cannavale — Son
  • Robin Byrne — Father
  • Jane Byrne — Mother
  • George Byrne — Brother
  • Brendan Cowell — Ex-significant Other

College

  • Attended University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Details

  • Birth Name: Mary Rose Byrne
  • Birth Place: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Profession: Actor

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