Trivia for the twice Oscar-nominated English actor Jude Law.
This is a trivia for the English actor Jude Law, whose highly successful career involves Oscar, Golden Globe, BAFTA and Tony nominations (Broadway). Below are 18 facts about his career and private life.
1. English actor Jude Law was born in 1972, in Lewisham, London.
2. He stands at 5' 11½" (1.82 m).
3. He was named after The Beatles song “Hey Jude”.
4. He was married to actress Sadie Frost for 6 years. They have 3 kids together.
5. The Beatles also have a song called Sexy Sadie.
6. Jude Law and Sadie Frost met on the 1994 movie Shopping.
7. He was supposed to star in the horror movie From Hell, but he changed his mind.
8. He worked with director Anthony Minghella on 3 movies: The Talented Mr. Ripley, Cold Mountain, and Breaking and Entering. Anthony Minghella also directed the highly critically acclaimed The English Patient, starring Ralph Fiennes, Kristin Scott Thomas & Juliette Binoche. Juliette Binoche also co-starred in Breaking and Entering, this time alongside Jude Law.
9. He was nominated for Oscar twice: first in the category Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his role in The Talented Mr. Ripley (2000), and later in the category Best Actor in a Leading Role for his role in the film Cold Mountain (2004).
10. The two films above also brought Jude BAFTA nominations. Of his two nominations, he won the BAFTA for The Talented Mr. Ripley.
11. He was nominated for Golden Globe three times. In addition to The Talented Mr. Ripley and Cold Mountain, he was also nominated with the movie Road to Perdition.
12. He has been appearing on the screen since 1989.
13. He also performs on stage. He was nominated for Tony Award twice.
14. His celebrity friends include Enemy at the Gates co-star Rachel Weisz, Johnny Lee Miller, and Ewan McGregor. Law was roommates with Ewan McGregor.
15. He dated (and was engaged to actress) Sienna Miller.
16. In 2004, Jude Law starred in the remake of the 60s classic Alfie, starring Michael Caine. In 2007, He co-starred with Michael Caine in the thriller Sleuth.
17. In 2009, he co-starred as Watson in Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes. Sherlock Holmes was played by Robert Downey Jr., and Holmes’ love interest by Rachel McAdams.
18. His co-stars include Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow (The Talented Mr. Ripley), Joseph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz (Enemy at the Gates), Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet, Jack Black, Rufus Sewell (The Holiday), Sadie Frost (Shopping), Nicole Kidman, Kathy Baker, Renee Zellweger, Jack White, Donald Sutherland (Cold Mountain), Juliette Binoche (Breaking and Entering), Nora Jones (My Blueberry Nights), Michael Caine (Sleuth), Sienna Miller, Susan Sarandon (Alfie), Julia Roberts, Clive Owen, Natalie Portman (Closer), Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow (Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow), Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman (Gattaca), Dustin Hoffman (I Heart Huckabees), Leonardo DiCaprio (The Aviator) and more.