Cast in her first major film as an iconic Bond Girl at the age of 21 just out of Oxford University, ROSAMUND PIKE (Sam Chamberlain) starred opposite Pierce Brosnan and Halle Berry in Lee Tamahori's Die Another Day. For her performance, she won the Empire Award for Best Newcomer. She later starred in Joe Wright's Pride & Prejudice, also for Focus Features and Working Title, for which she received a London Critics Circle Film Award nomination. Additionally, she starred in Laurence Dunmore's The Libertine, with Johnny Depp, for which she won a British Independent Film Award (BIFA). Ms. Pike was again a BIFA and London Critics Circle Film Award nominee for her performances in Nigel Cole's Made in Dagenham and Lone Scherfig's An Education. The latter film also brought her a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination shared with her fellow actors from the ensemble.
Her performance opposite Paul Giamatti in Richard J. Lewis' Barney's Version earned her London Critics Circle Film, Genie, and Satellite Award nominations. Among her other features are Jeremy Podeswa's Fugitive Pieces, for which Ms. Pike was also a Genie Award nominee; Gregory Hoblit's Fracture, with Ryan Gosling; Jonathan Mostow's Surrogates, with Bruce Willis; Christopher Landon's Burning Palms; Oliver Parker's Johnny English Reborn, alongside Rowan Atkinson; David Frankel's The Big Year, opposite Owen Wilson; Jonathan Liebesman's Wrath of the Titans, with Sam Worthington; Christopher McQuarrie's Jack Reacher, alongside Tom Cruise; and Pascal Chaumeil's soon-to-be-released A Long Way Down, based on the Nick Hornby novel. She is currently at work on Peter Chelsolm's Hector and the Search for Happiness, in which she stars with Simon Pegg of The World's End.
Having joined the National Youth Theatre as a teenager, Ms. Pike continues to return to her stage roots, most recently starring in the U.K. touring production of Hedda Gabler. She won critical praise for her starring role in Hitchcock Blonde, written and directed by Terry Johnson; starred in Gaslight at the Old Vic Theater; and starred opposite Judi Dench in the Wyndhams Theatre production of Madame de Sade. Among her television work, she notably starred in Miranda Bowen's miniseries version of Women in Love.