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Bio For: Jude Law
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JUDE LAW (Dom Hemingway) is considered one of Britain's finest actors, with a wealth and variety of film and theatre performances to his credit.

In December 2011, he reunited with Guy Ritchie and Robert Downey Jr., on SHERLOCK HOLMES: A GAME OF SHADOWS, reprising his role from the global box- office success SHERLOCK HOLMES. Law was most recently seen on screen in Steven Soderbergh's SIDE EFFECTS, and Joe Wright's ANNA KARENINA opposite Keira Knightley. He recently performed in the West End's Anna Christie to rave reviews.

In 2009, Law starred in the title role of the Donmar Warehouse production of Shakespeare's Hamlet, first in London's West End and then reprising the role on Broadway, earning him a second Tony nomination.

On the big screen, Law first drew major critical attention for his performance as Oscar Wilde's lover, Lord Alfred Douglas, in 1997's WILDE, for which he won an Evening Standard British Film Award. He went on to earn international acclaim for his work in Anthony Minghella's THE TALENTED MR. RIPLEY. Law's performance as doomed golden boy Dickie Greenleaf brought him both Oscar and Golden Globe nominations, as well as a BAFTA Award for 'Best Supporting Actor.'

Law was later honored with Oscar, Golden Globe and BAFTA Award nominations, for 'Best Actor in a Leading Role,' for his role in the 2003 Civil War epic COLD MOUNTAIN, also directed by Minghella. He also earned a Golden Globe nomination for his role in Steven Spielberg's AI: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE.

In 2004, Law starred in five very different films, including two for which he shared acting ensemble honors: Mike Nichols' acclaimed drama CLOSER, also starring Julia Roberts, Clive Owen and Natalie Portman, with whom he won the National Board of Review Award for 'Best Ensemble'; and Martin Scorsese's epic biopic THE AVIATOR, for which he shared in a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for 'Outstanding Cast Performance.' That same year, Law starred in ALFIE, playing the title role under the direction of Charles Shyer; David O. Russell's I HEART HUCKABEES; and SKY CAPTAIN AND THE WORLD OF TOMORROW, which he also produced. In addition, he lent his voice to LEMONY SNICKET'S A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS.

His wide range of film credits also includes Terry Gilliam's THE IMAGINARIUM OF DR. PARNASSUS; Kenneth Branagh's SLEUTH, which he also produced; Wong Kar Wai's first English-language film, MY BLUEBERRY NIGHTS; Nancy Meyers' romantic comedy hit THE HOLIDAY, with Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet and Jack Black; BREAKING AND ENTERING, which reunited him with Anthony Minghella; Sam Mendes' ROAD TO PERDITION, with Tom Hanks and Paul Newman; Jean-Jacques Annaud's ENEMY AT THE GATES; David Cronenberg's EXISTENZ; Clint Eastwood's MIDNIGHT IN THE GARDEN OF GOOD AND EVIL; and GATTACA, which marked his American film debut.

Law began his career on the stage, acting with the National Youth Theatre at the age of 12. In 1994, he created the role of Michael in Jean Cocteau's play Les Parents Terribles, for which he was nominated for the Ian Charleson Award for Outstanding Newcomer. The play was renamed Indiscretions when it moved to Broadway, where Law received a Tony Award nomination for 'Outstanding Supporting Actor.' His subsequent stage work includes 'Tis Pity She's a Whore at London's Young Vic Theatre and a highly acclaimed performance in the title role of Christopher Marlowe's Dr. Faustus, both directed by David Lan. Law was recently closely involved in the fundraising efforts for the major refurbishment of the Young Vic Theatre.

In 2007, the French Academy awarded Jude Law a Cesar d'Honneur in recognition of his contribution to cinema, and the government of France named him a Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres for his artistic achievements.

Movies For: Jude Law
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DOM HEMINGWAY (R) On Video: 7/22/2014 At Theaters: 4/4/2014
SIDE EFFECTS (R) On Video: 5/21/2013 At Theaters: 2/8/2013
RISE OF THE GUARDIANS (PG) On Video: 3/12/2013 At Theaters: 11/21/2012
ANNA KARENINA (R) On Video: 2/19/2013 At Theaters: 11/16/2012
360 (R) On Video: 11/6/2012 At Theaters: 8/3/2012
SHERLOCK HOLMES: A GAME OF SHADOWS (PG-13) On Video: 6/12/2012 At Theaters: 12/16/2011
CONTAGION (PG-13) On Video: 1/3/2012 At Theaters: 9/9/2011
REPO MEN (R) On Video: 7/27/2010 At Theaters: 3/19/2010
THE IMAGINARIUM OF DOCTOR PARNASSUS (PG-13) On Video: 4/27/2010 At Theaters: 12/25/2009
SHERLOCK HOLMES (PG-13) On Video: 3/30/2010 At Theaters: 12/25/2009
MY BLUEBERRY NIGHTS (PG-13) On Video: 7/1/2008 At Theaters: 4/4/2008
THE HOLIDAY (PG-13) On Video: 3/13/2007 At Theaters: 12/8/2006
ALL THE KING'S MEN (PG-13) On Video: 12/19/2006 At Theaters: 9/22/2006
CLOSER (R) On Video: 3/29/2005 At Theaters: 12/17/2004
ALFIE (R) On Video: 3/15/2005 At Theaters: 11/5/2004
I HEART HUCKABEES (R) On Video: 2/22/2005 At Theaters: 10/22/2004
SKY CAPTAIN AND THE WORLD OF TOMORROW (PG) On Video: 1/25/2005 At Theaters: 9/17/2004
COLD MOUNTAIN (R) On Video: 6/29/2004 At Theaters: 12/25/2003
ROAD TO PERDITION (R) On Video: 2/25/2003 At Theaters: 7/12/2002
A.I. (PG-13) On Video: 3/5/2002 At Theaters: 6/29/2001
ENEMY AT THE GATES (R) On Video: 8/14/2001 At Theaters: 3/16/2001
THE TALENTED MR. RIPLEY (R) On Video: 6/27/2000 At Theaters: 12/25/1999
EXISTENZ (R) On Video: 10/19/1999 At Theaters: 4/23/1999
THE WISDOM OF CROCODILES (R) At Theaters: 7/14/2000
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