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Rose Byrne

Rose Byrne
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Rose Byrne Biography

Rose was born on July 24, 1979 in Sydney, Australia. She landed her first role in a movie, Dallas Doll, when she was 12 years old. Over the next few years, Rose appeared in a variety of Australian television series including high school drama Heartbreak High, as well as Echo Point, the short-lived Network Ten challenger to Home and Away. She also had a number of guest roles in drama series including GP, Big Sky, Wildside and Murder Call. During this period, Rose graduated from the Australian Theatre for Young People. She has since commenced an Arts degree at Sydney University. Read Full Bio >>

Rose Byrne Awards

2012 Fangoria Chainsaw Awards Best Actress Insidious (2010/I). Won
2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Bridesmaids (2011). Nominated
2012 MTV Movie Awards Best Gut-Wrenching Performance Bridesmaids (2011). Won
2012 Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards Best Acting Ensemble Bridesmaids (2011). Nominated
2012 Central Ohio Film Critics Association Best Ensemble Bridesmaids (2011). Nominated

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Rose Byrne Trivia

  • Left Los Angeles and moved to London where she owns a house with her sister (2005)
  • In 2004, she and Diane Kruger played the two female leads in both movies Wicker Park (2004) and Troy (2004).
  • Is of Scottish and Irish descent
  • Was originally tipped to play "Helen" in Troy (2004) but it was "Brisies"'s character Rose felt affinity for.
  • Ranked #16 on FHM's Sexiest women in the world, Australian edition. ( 2006 )
  • Has two older siblings Lucy and George who is a musician.
  • Best friends with fellow Australian actress Nadia Townsend since they both were 8 years old.
  • Father: Robin, mother: Jane, brother: George, born 1976, sisters: Alice, born 1973 and Lucy, born 1972.
  • She and her Marie Antoinette (2006) director, Sofia Coppola, have both played handmaidens in the Star Wars prequels. Sofia Coppola appeared in Episode I, Byrne in Episode II.
  • Favorite artistes include: Pat Benatar, Bob Marley, Bryan Adams.
  • She studied drama at Syndey's Australian Theatre for Young People and later at David Mamet Acting School, in New York.
  • Her hobbies include yoga, swimming, bicycle riding, crosswords and reading.
  • Named in the Most Beautiful People of 2007 list in Who Magazine.
  • Was considered for the lead role in Jane Campion's Holy Smoke (1999) (the part went to Kate Winslet.
  • Favorite actor is Jack Nicholson.
  • Ranked #9 on FHM's Sexiest women in the world, Australian edition. (2001).
  • Ranked #5 in Hallmark Channel's TV's sexiest leading woman poll. (2008).
  • Favorite actresses include Susan Sarandon,Toni Collette, Cate Blanchett, Glenn Close, Juliette Binoche and Judy Davis.
  • Good friends with fellow Australian actresses Krew Boylan,Abbie Cornish and Pia Miranda.
  • She trains in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Grappling. Her teacher and close friend is Jiu-Jitsu legend Kyra Gracie, who taught Byrne for awhile, when she was in Sidney. Currently (2008-2009), Byrne trains at the Axis Jiu-Jitsu Academy, when in Australia, and at Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, in New York.
  • Both Byrne's parents are atheists, while she describes herself as agnostic.

Rose Byrne Photos

  • Karl Lagerfeld and Rose Byrne

    Paris Fashion Week Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2013/2014 - Chanel Show - Arrivals and Front Row

  • Rose Byrne

    "The Internship" Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals

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    19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards - Arrivals

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    "I Give It a Year" European Premiere - Arrivals

  • Rose Byrne and Glenn Close

    2013 G'Day USA Black Tie Gala - Arrivals

  • Darcy Rose Byrnes

    "Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess" Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals

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