December 29, 1972
48 years old
5 ft 11.5 in | 182 cm
87 kg | 192 pounds
44 in | 112 cm
11 US | 44 EU
35 in | 89 cm
David Jude Heyworth Law was born in Lewisham, London, United Kingdom, on December 29, 1972, is an English actor.
Young Jude Law began his acting career on stage, with National Youth Music Theatre, at the age of 12.
He was nominated for two Tony Awards for his roles in plays:
Indiscretions (1995) in role as Michael
Hamlet (2010) in role as Hamlet
He got his television debut in Christmas special The Tailor of Gloucester (1989) in role as Sam, Mayor's Stableboy.
He made his big screen debut in action crime drama film Shopping (1994) in role as Billy.
Law's breakthrough performance came as Lord Alfred "Bosie" Douglas in British biographical film Wilde (1997), for which he won the "Most Promising Newcomer" award from the Evening Standard British Film Awards.
Sherlock Holmes 3 (2021) crime thriller in role as Dr. John Watson
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 3 (2021) fantasy drama in role as Albus Dumbledore
The Rhythm Section (2020) action thriller, with Blake Lively, Richard Brake and Elly Curtis
The Nest (2020) drama in role as Rory, with Carrie Coon and Oona Roche
Captain Marvel (2019) superhero in role as Yon-Rogg, opposite Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson and Ben Mendelsohn
A Rainy Day in New York (2019) romantic comedy in role as Ted Davidoff, directed by Woody Allen
He won a BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role and was nominated for the Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as Dickie Greenleaf in psychological thriller movie The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999).
He was nominated for the Academy Award, a BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his role as W. P. Inman in drama romance movie Cold Mountain (2003).
He played Dr. John Watson crime thriller films:
Sherlock Holmes (2009)
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Gigolo Joe in science fiction drama movie A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001), directed by Steven Spielberg
Contagion (2011) medical thriller directed by Steven Soderbergh
Side Effects (2013) thriller drama with Channing Tatum, Rooney Mara and Catherine Zeta-Jones
eXistenZ (1999) science fiction horror with Jennifer Jason Leigh and Willem Dafoe
Gattaca (1997) science fiction opposite Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman
Enemy at the Gates (2001) drama thriller with Rachel Weisz and Ed Harris
Road to Perdition (2002) drama crime opposite Tom Hanks, Paul Newman and Daniel Craig
Closer (2004) romantic drama with Julia Roberts, Natalie Portman and Clive Owen
The Aviator (2004) epic biographical drama directed by Martin Scorsese
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004) science fiction action adventure with Angelina Jolie and Gwyneth Paltrow
The Holiday (2006) romantic comedy with Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet and Jack Black
Repo Men (2010) science fiction action thriller with Forest Whitaker
Anna Karenina (2012) historical romantic drama with Keira Knightley and Alicia Vikander
The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) drama crime directed by Wes Anderson
Genius (2016) biographical drama opposite Nicole Kidman and Colin Firth
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017) epic fantasy opposite Charlie Hunnam
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018) fantasy drama in role as Albus Dumbledore
Vox Lux (2018) musical drama opposite Natalie Portman
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his role as Lenny Belardo / Pope Pius XIII in drama television series The Young Pope (2016).
He hosted Saturday Night Live in 2004 and 2010.
He voiced Charles in animated television series Neo Yokio (2017-2018).
The New Pope (2019) HBO drama series in role as Lenny Belardo / Pope Pius XIII
The Third Day (2020) drama television series in role as Sam
Attended John Ball Primary School and Kidbrooke School in Blackheath, London.
Attended Alleyn's School in Dulwich, London.
Has a sister, Natasha.
He was nominated for three Laurence Olivier Awards for hir roles in plays: Les Parents terribles (1994), Hamlet (2010) and Anna Christie (2012).
Good friend with actress Rachel Weisz.
Fan of Tottenham Hotspur football club.
Big fan of English rock band Radiohead.
Received an Honorary César and was named a knight of the Order of Arts and Letters by the French government in 2017.
Big fan of actors Robert Downey Jr. and Sir Laurence Olivier.
He serves as an ambassador of the Prince of Wales' Children and the Arts Foundation.
Supports Breast Cancer Care and Willow Foundation.
Lives in Belsize Park, London, England.
He was married to actress Sadie Frost (1997-2003), they have three children.
He was in relationship with American model Samantha Burke (2008), they have a daughter.
He dated Catherine Harding (2014), they have a daughter.
Lives in North London, England.
Has been engaged to Sienna Miller (2004-2011).
He dated Alicia Rountree (2013), Ruth Wilson (2012-2014), Lily Cole (2008), Susan Hoecke (2007), Kim Hersov (2007), Natalie Portman (2007), Daisy Wright (2005), Cameron Diaz (2006-2007) and Nicole Kidman (2003).