Jude Law

Jude Law was born in Metal Rat - Keng Tzu Year of the 60-year Cycle of the Chinese Zodiac

One of the most talented and versatile British actors, Jude Law was born on December 29, 1972. Law has been nominated for two Academy Awards and his body of work includes Gattaca, The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) to his portrayal as Dr. Watson in Sherlock Homes and Sherlock Homes: A Game of Shadows (2011). Law began his acting career in 1987 at the National Youth Music Theatre. He built his stage career and in 1995 he played a breakthrough part in Indiscretions with Kathleen Turner and Roger Rees. He received a tony nomination for this part. Law played in several television roles including Families (1990). In 1994 Law was cast in the British crime drama Shopping. In 2001 Law received accolades for his performances in Enemy at the Gates, Road to Perdition and I Heart Huckabees. Law also played parts in The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus after the death of Heath Ledger. Charitable activities and foundations are a big part of Jude Law?s activities. He works for The Make a Wish Foundation, Make Poverty History, and Breast Cancer Care. He is a peace advocate and participated in citizen protests counter to the rule of Lukashenko in Belarus (2010). Law was married to Sadie Frost from 1997 until 2003. They had three children, Rudy, Rafferty and Iris. In 2004 Law and Sienna Miller contemplated marriage, but their rocky relationship is always on and off. American model Samantha Burke and Law had a brief affair in 2008. Jude Law has a daughter Sophia from that union. Law can currently be seen in the movie (2013) Dom Hemingway.
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