ROSAMUND PIKE (Helen Rodin) has quickly emerged as a contemporary and multifaceted actress having earned international acclaim for both her stage and film roles. She began her career at the age of 16, when she discovered her love of the stage while starring as Juliet in ROMEO AND JULIET. After starring in many other stage productions, such as THE TAMING OF THE SHREW and THE LIBERTINE, Pike found herself starring in her first BBC production, WIVES AND DAUGHTERS, opposite Michael Gambon. She received critical acclaim for her performance and her film career immediately took off.
Pike starred in the James Bond film, DIE ANOTHER DAY, opposite Pierce Brosnan. She returned to the London stage to star in the Royal Court Theatre production of HITCHCOCK BLONDE, directed by Terry Johnson. Due to its enormous success, the play moved to the Lyric Theater in the West End.
In 2004, Pike began work on Laurence Dunmore's film version of THE LIBERTINE, opposite Johnny Depp. Pike was rewarded for her performance with a 2005 British Independent Film Award for Best Supporting Actor/Actress.
Pike then starred alongside Kiera Knightley, Brenda Blethyn and Judi Dench in the film adaptation of the classic Jane Austen novel, PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, directed by Joe Wright. Pike earned rave reviews and a 2006 London Film Critics Circle Award for her portrayal of Jane Bennett.
In 2007, Pike was seen opposite Ryan Gosling and Anthony Hopkins in the legal thriller, FRACTURE, directed by Gregory Hoblit. She also starred in the Jeremy Podeswa directed independent film, FUGITIVE PIECES, which opened the 2007 Toronto Film Festival. Pike then starred in the independent film, DEVIL YOU KNOW, directed by James Oakley and also starring Lena Olin.
Pike returned to the stage, starring at the Old Vic Theater, in Patrick Hamilton's Victorian thriller GASLIGHT, directed by Peter Gill. She followed that performance by starring in the independent film, AN EDUCATION, directed by Lone Scherfig. Pike then starred in SURROGATES, opposite Bruce Willis, and then in the independent film, BURNING PALMS, directed by Christopher Landon. In 2009, Pike starred in The Wyndham Theater's production of MADAME DE SADE, opposite Judi Dench. Shortly after completing this production, she began pre-production on the independent film, DAGENHAM GIRLS, opposite Sally Hawkins, directed by Nigel Cole. Pike then starred in another independent film, BARNEY'S VERSION, opposite Paul Giamatti and Dustin Hoffman.
Last year, Pike starred in the title role of the UK touring production of HEDDA GABLER, for which she received rave reviews. Immediately following the final performance, Pike traveled to Cape Town, South Africa, to star in the BBC movie, WOMEN IN LOVE.
Pike was recently seen starring in WRATH OF THE TITANS, the sequel to the 2010 blockbuster CLASH OF THE TITANS, opposite Liam Neeson and Sam Worthington; THE BIG YEAR, opposite Owen Wilson, Jack Black and Steve Martin; and the film comedy JOHNNY ENGLISH REBORN, starring opposite Rowan Atkinson.
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