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Jude Law

Jude Law


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Birth Name :

David Jude Heyworth Law

Birth Date :

December 29, 1972

Birth Place :

Lewisham, London, England, UK

Spouse :

Sadie Frost (fashion designer/actress, 2-Sep-97 - 29-Oct-03)

Claim to fame :

As Dickie Greenleaf in "The Talented Mr. Ripley" (1999)


Born on December 29, 1972 in Lewisham, in Greater London, England as the second child to the married couple Peter and Maggie, he is recognized as David Jude Law. Either his parents or his older sister, Natasha who is a photographer, seem to possess a big interest in art and Law himself, who is a British actor, also loves acting very much. Do to that fact, his mother and father finally run a theater company in France after previously becoming schoolteachers.

During his childhood Law was sent by his parents to a public school in his hometown, but he immediately moved to Alleyn's in Dulwich private school because he felt inconvenient with his "improper" school environment. Soon as he grew-up he found acting as something much more interesting than school and that's why he left school when he was 17 years old and started to perform in Granada daytime TV Soap called "Families" (1990). 1992 was the year when he firstly began his stage career, playing in many plays all over London that he was later on nominated for the Olivier Award of Outstanding Newcomer. In addition, Law also received a Tony Nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor and was rewarded the Theatre World Award because he, once more, did the Indiscretions play in Broadway which he previously performed in London.

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First Official Look at Jude Law as 'The Young Pope' Revealed

August 27, 2015 02:52:29 GMT

HBO has released the first official image of on its upcoming series "". In the image that is more suitable to represent someone on vacation than a pope, he looks regal in his white papal outfit while relaxing in the sun. He covers his eyes with stylish sunglasses and a hat.

First Look at Jude Law as 'The Young Pope' on HBO Series

August 07, 2015 08:48:39 GMT

was spotted in full costume as the title character on upcoming HBO series "" on the set in Rome, Italy. He donned an all-white outfit with red shoes. On Thursday, August 6, he was joined by co-star who was dressed in a nun's habit.

Melissa McCarthy Joined by Hunky Co-Stars Jude Law and Jason Statham at 'Spy' London Premiere

May 28, 2015 09:45:10 GMT

looked stunning as she showed off her newly slimmed-down body at "" London premiere on Wednesday, May 27. She donned a floor-length dress with snake-skin pattern. The actress was joined by fellow stars and on the red carpet in Leicester Square.

Jude Law Confirmed to Topline Paolo Sorrentino's 'The Young Pope'

May 18, 2015 00:23:04 GMT

It's official, has been attached to topline Italian director Paolo Sorrentino's TV series, titled "". Producers confirmed his involvement in the project Sunday, May 17, two months after news on the matter first emerged in March, adding that HBO has boarded the project in joint production with Sky and France's Canal Plus. Sorrentino is on board directing as well as writing the script in collaboration with Tony Grisoni, Umberto Contarello and Stefano Rulli.

Jude Law Welcomes Fifth Child, a Daughter

March 18, 2015 03:17:45 GMT

has become a father for the fifth time. The "" actor welcomed a daughter with his ex-girlfriend Catherine Harding on Monday, March 16. His representative confirmed the happy news on Tuesday.

Jude Law May Play 'Young Pope' on TV Series

March 09, 2015 09:21:08 GMT

could be heading to the small screen as a fictitious pope. The British actor is in advanced negotiations to take the lead role as the first Italian-American pope in history on a high-concept TV series which is being developed under the working title "", according to Italian media as quoted by Variety.

Jude Law May Reunite With Guy Ritchie in King Arthur Film

November 15, 2014 03:16:52 GMT

and Guy Ritchie, who worked together in "" and its sequel, may reunite in a new flick. The actor is in talks to join the director's King Arthur film, "", as the villain.

Jude Law Expecting Child With Ex-Girlfriend Catherine Harding

October 16, 2014 21:56:16 GMT

is having a fifth child. A representative for the Dr. John Watson depicter of "" movies reveals that he got his former girlfriend Catherine Harding pregnant. The baby is due spring 2015. It will be their first child together.

Jude Law Is Treasure Hunting Underwater in 'Black Sea' Trailer

October 03, 2014 08:34:25 GMT

"" trailer premieres online, showing as a rogue submarine captain who leads a journey to find a long-lost treasure in the ocean. After being fired from his job, he pulls together a misfit crew to go to the depths of the Black Sea.

Jude Law Replaces Michael Fassbender as the 'Genius'

April 26, 2014 00:43:05 GMT

has been brought in to replace in "". The British actor is to portray literary icon Thomas Wolfe opposite and among others.

Video: Drunk Jude Law Tries to Kiss Woman at Bar

April 12, 2014 05:56:12 GMT

An apparent drunk was secretly filmed trying to make a move on a woman. The viral video apparently was taken at a bar in Budapest, Hungary by another patron at the bar. The John Watson depicter in "" is currently in Hungary to film "" alongside , and among others.

Jude Law, Judi Dench, and Tom Hiddleston Nominated at 2014 Olivier Awards

March 11, 2014 04:17:09 GMT

The Society of London Theater has announced nominations for this year's Laurence Olivier Awards. , , and are among the nominees for the event that will take place at the Royal Opera House in London on April 13.

Sienna Miller Goes Topless in Esquire UK, Talks Jude Law Relationship

January 29, 2014 04:14:46 GMT

is the cover star of Esquire UK's March issue which is available on stands starting from January 30. Gracing the front page without her top, the 32-year-old actress stares at the camera seductively while lying in bed in a black-and-white photo which was taken by Tom Craig.

'Dom Hemingway' First Trailer: Jude Law Gets Cheeky in the Nude

September 24, 2013 03:08:33 GMT

's dark mob comedy "" has got its first trailer released exclusively via DigitalSpy. The British actor plays the titular character, a safe cracker who is seeking to collect his due from his boss after being released from prison.

Tony Stark Threatens Mandarin in First 'Iron Man 3' Clip

April 06, 2013 06:11:37 GMT

Before its May 3 debut across the nation, "" has unleashed its first clip via Yahoo! Movies. The short video sees 's Tony Stark in an impromptu press conference, delivering his special "holiday greeting" to his worst enemy.

'Who's the Boss' Star Danny Pintauro Set to Wed Boyfriend

April 06, 2013 06:00:19 GMT

Danny Pintauro is engaged to boyfriend Wil Tabares. The former child star told Us Weekly that his boyfriend asked him to marry him during the celebration of their first anniversary at Palm Springs, California.

'Spartacus' Series Finale Preview Teases a Bitter End

April 06, 2013 05:55:48 GMT

After their long fight for freedom, Spartacus and his men are gearing up for what could be the final showdown in ": War of the Damned" finale. With his outnumbered rebel force, the titular character leads the pivotal battle against the Romans.

Jessica Alba Flaunts Perfect Bikini Body in St. Barts

April 06, 2013 05:40:35 GMT

was spotted with husband Cash Warren spending some quality time in St. Barts on Thursday, April 4. Alba, who went to vacation with her family, looked stunning in teal and orange bikini, while her husband wore white and black printed pants. She had fun diving into the clear water, enjoying the warm sun and strolling on the sand with Warren.

Black Sabbath Unveils Teaser for New Album '13'

April 06, 2013 05:36:45 GMT

Heavy metal band is gearing up for the June 11 release of their new album "" by releasing a short 27-second teaser clip that shows the forthcoming LP's cover art as a guitar riff plays in the background. As the album title burns itself into shape, the clip ends with frontman singing the words "Nowhere to run, nowhere to hide."

Bradley Cooper Replaces Jude Law in 'Jane Got a Gun'

April 06, 2013 05:18:06 GMT

The search for 's replacement in "" is now over. The indie drama introduces Oscar-nominated actor as a new member of its cast ensemble, which has included and .

John Mayer to Go on First Tour in Three Years

March 22, 2013 08:34:02 GMT

Pop and blues artist happily announced that he would be performing live again on the road, embarking on his first major concert tour in three years after the throat problem that caused him to go on a vocal break has finally healed. The slated tour will be in support of his 2012 album "", kicking off on July 6 at Milwaukee's Summerfest and will run until October.

Jake Gyllenhaal, Tobey Maguire and Jeff Bridges May Replace Jude Law in 'Jane Got a Gun'

March 22, 2013 08:04:32 GMT

As the search to find 's replacement in "" begins, a few names surface as potential candidates. They are "" male lead , Sam Raimi's "" star , and "" actor .

'Deep Throat' Porn Star Harry Reems Dies at 65

March 21, 2013 04:14:41 GMT

Harry Reems, famous for acting in famous porn film "Deep Throat", has passed away. The cause of his death is still unclear, but his wife Jeanne Sterret confirms he had suffered from multiple health problems including pancreatic cancer. He was 65. Besides his wife, he is also survived by his brother Robert.

Jude Law Exits Natalie Portman's 'Jane Got a Gun' After Lynne Ramsay Left

March 21, 2013 03:09:19 GMT

's indie drama western "" suffers another setback. After being forced to delay production following director Lynne Ramsay's abrupt exit on the first day of filming, now the movie loses one of its producers .

The Lumineers Premieres New Music Video 'Stubborn Love'

February 08, 2013 04:46:34 GMT

After performing the track "Stubborn Love" on the hit TV show "" three weeks ago along with their big hit "Ho Hey", has now released the official music video to that new single off their self-titled album. At the helm of the four-and-a-half-minute clip is Isaac Ravishankara who has previously directed videos for indie pop duo Phantogram and Brit singer .

Rooney Mara and Jude Law Praise Steven Soderbergh in 'Side Effects' Featurette

February 08, 2013 04:43:54 GMT

Set to open Stateside on Friday, February 8, "" drops a featurette that focuses on director's Steven Soderbergh works on the set of the intense thriller. In the promo video, lead actors , , and explain why the film would be a great one from the hand of the Oscar-winning filmmaker.

Jude Law Dating 'Dom Hemingway' Wardrobe Assistant

November 26, 2012 01:48:26 GMT

is no longer single, if Daily Mail is to be trusted. According to the site, the British actor has been seeing wardrobe assistant Ellen Crawshaw, who works on upcoming movie "" in which he stars as the titular character.

Newlyweds Bobby Brown and Alicia Etheridge Hit the Sand

June 21, 2012 04:22:13 GMT

and his wife Alicia Etheridge are enjoying wedded bliss. After tying the knot in Hawaii on Monday, June 18, the newlyweds are captured on camera stepping out for a relaxing day on the beach in the Oahu island.

Keira Knightley Cheats on Jude Law in First 'Anna Karenina' Trailer

June 21, 2012 04:10:02 GMT

A very first trailer for "" has been premiered, offering a look at a very beautiful landscape of 1800s' Russia. Presenting a high-concepted cinematography, the promo video highlights 's titular character who has an affair with another man because of her unhappy marriage with 's Alexei.

'Sherlock Holmes 2' Reigns at Box Office With Soft Opening

December 19, 2011 01:48:17 GMT

"" claims the top spot in North American box office this week. On its first weekend, the -starring action comedy rakes in $39.6 million. The result, however, is rather disappointing since the film is expected to gross at least $50 million in its opening week, judging that its first installment "" opened with a massive $62.3 million in 2009.

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