ENEMY AT THE GATES
JUDE LAW (Vassili) is one of the brightest acting talents to emerge in recent years.
Playing the role of playboy Dickie Greenleaf in The Talented Mr. Ripley gained him both an
Academy Award® nomination and the BAFTA award for Best Supporting Actor opposite
Gwyneth Paltrow and Matt Damon.
British-born Law was also seen starring in eXistenZ, opposite Jennifer Jason Leigh and Willem
Dafoe. He also starred in
Wilde, opposite Stephen Fry and Vanessa Redgrave, for which he won several awards, including the London Film Critics Circle Award and Evening Standard Award.
Law burst upon the American screen with two wildly different films released in 1997. His American film debut was in the futuristic Gattaca, opposite Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke. He was then seen in Clint Eastwood's Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, in which he starred opposite Kevin Spacey and John
Cusack. His most recent films include The Wisdom of Crocodiles and Love, Honour and Obey, and he is starring in the upcoming A.I., directed by Steven Spielberg.
Law starred opposite Kathleen Turner and Eileen Atkins in the hit Broadway play Indiscretions, which won him the Theatre World Award as well as a Tony nomination for
Outstanding Supporting Actor. He also starred in the same play in London, for which he received the Ian Charleson Award for Outstanding Newcomer.
As a youth. he worked with the National Youth Music Theatre and has appeared in several productions in the West End and at the Royal National Theatre.
Law lives in London with his wife, actress Sadie Frost, and their two children.
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