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Rose Byrne

Rose Byrne was born in Balmain, Sydney, Australia. She is the daughter of Jane, a primary school administrator, and Robin Byrne, a semi-retired statistician and market researcher.She landed her first role in a movie, Dallas Doll (1994), when she was 15 years old.Since then, Rose has appeared in a variety of Australian televisions shows including Hartley, coeurs à vif (1994), Echo Point (1995), and the film Two Hands (1999) alongside Heath Ledger. After this, she appeared in various movies like The Date (1999), My Mother Frank (2000), and Clara Law's The Goddess of 1967 (2000) for which she obtained the Female Volpi Cup at the Venice Festival in 2000.Her first experience on a big-budget movie came when she played handmaiden, Dormé, to Natalie Portman, Padmé Amidala, in Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002). In 2003, she starred, coincidentally, as Rose Mortmain in the adaptation of Dodie Smith's I Capture the Castle (2003). In 2004, she acted in Wicker Park (2004) with Diane Kruger and Josh Hartnett. Here, she heard Wolfgang Petersen was looking for an actress for Briseis in his next movie Troy (2004) with Brad Pitt, she got the part and was recognised as one of the most promising actresses in Hollywood.After Troy (2004), she played Edith in a TV adaptation of Casanova (2005). In September 2005, she started to act in Sunshine (2007), a Danny Boyle movie, where she plays the pilot in a space mission.


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Born:
Jul 24, 1979 In Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Movie/TV Credits:
14
First Appeared:
In the series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1992-05-25
Latest Project:
Series Late Night with Seth Meyers 2014-02-24

Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 11 wins & 17 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Late Night with Seth Meyers
Poster of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Poster of Portlandia
Poster of Damages
Filmography
Late Night with Seth Meyers Unknown 2014-02-24
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2014-02-17
Hollywood Game Night Unknown 2013-07-11
Portlandia Unknown 2011-01-11
The Jonathan Ross Show Unknown 2011-09-03
Conan Unknown 2010-11-08
Chelsea Lately Unknown 2007-07-01
Damages Ellen Parsons 59 episodes, 2007-2012 2007-07-24
Casanova Edith 3 episodes, 2005 2005-03-13
American Dad! Unknown 2005-02-06
The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Wildside Unknown 1997-11-23
Heartbreak High Unknown 1995-02-11
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25