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Rose Byrne

Rose Byrne has, in a short amount of time, established herself as a rising star of the big screen. The Australian native commands the attention of filmgoers and television viewers with her beauty, talent, versatility and poise.

Currently, Byrne is preparing to film GET HIM TO THE GREEK, the latest installment from Judd Apatow. Written by the film's director Nicolas Stoller and Jason Segal, the film also stars Russell Brand and Jonah Hill and will be released by Universal in April of 2010. She completed her second season as Ellen Parsons, a brilliant young lawyer, on the critically acclaimed and Emmy-nominated FX series, Damages this past April. She will resume production on Season Three in New York this fall.

Illustrating her inimitable range and versatility, Byrne was last seen in the mega-thriller KNOWING with Nicolas Cage. Released by Summit Entertainment on March 20th, 2009, the film came in number one at the box office with a total opening weekend gross of $24,604,751. Her additional credits include Sophia Coppola's MARIE ANTOINETTE, the sci-fi thrillers 28 WEEKS LATER and Danny Boyle's SUNSHINE, critically acclaimed independent film THE DEAD GIRL, Wolfgang Peterson's epic TROY opposite Brad Pitt, Paul McGuigan's thriller WICKER PARK with Josh Hartnett, the acclaimed I CAPTURE THE CASTLE, based on the classic English romance, the BBC Drama Cassanova with Peter O'Toole and Danny Green's THE TENANTS opposite Dylan McDermott.

Byrne's fame in Australia began with her role in the gritty crime comedy TWO HANDS in which she starred with Heath Ledger. She went on to star in Clara Law's THE GODDESS OF 1967 for which she was awarded Best Actress at the Venice Film Festival. Byrne resides in New York, Los Angeles and Australia.

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Rose Byrne Facts

BirthdayJuly 24, 1979 (42)
BirthplaceSydney, Australia
Height5' 6" (1m68)  How tall is Rose Byrne compared to you?

Selected Filmography

I Capture The Castle
Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Star Wars: Attack of the Clones
The Meddler
Marie Antoinette
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