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Rose Byrne

Born: 1979

Biography

Mary Rose Byrne (born 24 July 1979) is an Australian actress. She made her screen debut in the film Dallas Doll (1994), and continued to act in Australian film and television throughout the 1990s. She obtained her first leading film role in The Goddess of 1967 (2000), which brought her the Volpi Cup for Best Actress and made the transition to Hollywood in the small role of Dormé in Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones (2002), followed by larger parts in Troy (2004), 28 Weeks Later (2007), and Knowing (2009). Byrne appeared as Ellen Parsons in the legal thriller series Damages (2007–2012), which earned her two Golden Globe Awards nominations and two Primetime Emmy Award nominations. Get Him to the Greek (2010) and Bridesmaids (2011) established her as a comedic actress, in addition to the dramas and thrillers in which she continues to appear. She has since starred in a number of commercially successful comedies and dramas, including Insidious (2010) and its sequel Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013), X-Men: First Class (2011) and its sequel X-Men: Apocalypse (2016), Annie (2014), as well as Peter Rabbit (2018) and its sequel Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (2021).
Known For Acting
Gender Female
Place of Birth Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Resources

Movies

The Tender Hook

Iris in The Tender Hook

The Goddess of 1967

B.G. in The Goddess of 1967

Juliet, Naked

Annie Platt in Juliet, Naked

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Rebecca Skloot in The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Martha the Monster

Martha in Martha the Monster

Puff: Wonders of the Reef

Narrator (voice) in Puff: Wonders of the Reef

Code Red: The Making of '28 Weeks Later'

Self / Scarlet in Code Red: The Making of '28 Weeks Later'

G'day

Ruby (voice) in G'day

Tow

Amanda Ogle in Tow

If I Had Legs I’d Kick You

in If I Had Legs I’d Kick You

Sunshine

Cassie in Sunshine

28 Weeks Later

Scarlet in 28 Weeks Later

Wicker Park

Alex in Wicker Park

Adam

Beth Buchwald in Adam

Knowing

Diana Wayland in Knowing

The Rage in Placid Lake

Gemma Taylor in The Rage in Placid Lake

Just Buried

Roberta Knickle in Just Buried

I Capture the Castle

Rose Mortmain in I Capture the Castle

Insidious

Renai Lambert in Insidious

Insidious: Chapter 2

Renai Lambert in Insidious: Chapter 2

I Give It a Year

Nat in I Give It a Year

Adult Beginners

Justine in Adult Beginners

Spy

Raina Boyanov in Spy

The Night We Called It a Day

Audrey Appleby in The Night We Called It a Day

The Meddler

Lori Minervini in The Meddler

Peter Rabbit

Beatrix 'Bea' Potter / Jemima Puddle-Duck (voice) in Peter Rabbit

Instant Family

Ellie Wagner in Instant Family

Like a Boss

Mel Paige in Like a Boss

I Am Mother

Mother (voice) in I Am Mother

Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway

Bea in Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway

Irresistible

Faith Brewster in Irresistible

The Date

Sophie in The Date

The Pitch

Girl in The Pitch

Shark

Sofie in Shark

Get Him to the Greek

Jackie Q in Get Him to the Greek

The Tenants

Irene Bell in The Tenants

Two Hands

Alex in Two Hands

The Dead Girl

Leah in The Dead Girl

Take Away

Sonja Stilano in Take Away

Bridesmaids

Helen Harris in Bridesmaids

The Internship

Dana Simms in The Internship

Neighbors

Kelly Radner in Neighbors

Annie

Grace Farell in Annie

Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising

Kelly Radner in Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising

Jexi

Jexi (voice) in Jexi

Insidious: The Red Door

Renai Lambert in Insidious: The Red Door

Ezra

Jenna in Ezra

X-Men: First Class

Moira MacTaggert in X-Men: First Class

The Place Beyond the Pines

Jennifer Cross in The Place Beyond the Pines

My Mother Frank

Jenny in My Mother Frank

I Love You, Daddy

Grace Cullen in I Love You, Daddy

Dallas Doll

Rastus Sommers in Dallas Doll

This Is Where I Leave You

Penny Moore in This Is Where I Leave You

X-Men: Apocalypse

Moira MacTaggert in X-Men: Apocalypse

City of Ghosts

Sabrina in City of Ghosts

Gaze

Self (archive footage) in Gaze

Seriously Red

Elvis in Seriously Red

Troy

Briseis in Troy

Marie Antoinette

Duchesse de Polignac in Marie Antoinette

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem

Leatherhead (voice) in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem

I Love You Too

Verity in I Love You Too

Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

Dormé in Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

Spirited

Ms. Blansky in Spirited

Insidious: The Last Key

Renai Lambert in Insidious: The Last Key

The Turning

Rae in The Turning

Unity

Narrator (voice) in Unity

TV Shows