ROSAMUND PIKE (Amy Dunne) is regarded as a contemporary and
multifaceted actress and has earned international acclaim for both her stage and
In addition to Gone Girl, Pike has several other films also upcoming,
including Andy Hamilton and Guy Jenkin's part improvised BBC comedy What We Did
on Our Holiday alongside Billy Connolly and David Tennant. The BBC comedy will
be released on September 26th, 2014 in the UK. Pike also stars alongside Simon
Pegg, Stellen Skarsgard and Toni Collette in Peter Chelsom's Hector and the
Search for Happiness which was released on August 15th, 2014 in the UK and is
set to be released on September 19th, 2014 in the US.
Pike was most recently seen in A Long Way Down, reuniting with the team
behind An Education, for a small cameo alongside Pierce Brosnan. Prior to that,
she starred in Edgar Wright's The World's End opposite Simon Pegg, which follows
the story of old friends who reunite for an epic pub crawl, only to encounter
all is not as it was in their home town. In 2012 she was seen in Christopher
McQuarrie's crime drama Jack Reacher opposite Tom Cruise. Pike played Helen
Rodin, a local defense attorney working with a retired policeman to defend a man
arrested for murdering five victims.
This film marked a break from the intense action required for 2012's Wrath Of
The Titans, directed by Jonathan Liebesman. Pike starred as Andromeda opposite
Sam Worthington, Bill Nighy, Ralph Riennes and Liam Neeson. In 2010, Pike played
Lisa Hopkins in the dramatic film Made in Dagenham WITH Sally Hawkins, Miranda
Richardson and Bob Hoskins, based on the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car
plant. She was later nominated for a 2011 London Critics' Circle Award for
"British Actress in a Supporting Role" for her role in the film. Pike in the
same year starred in Barney's Version opposite Paul Giamatti. The film, which
premiered at the Venice Film Festival, and went on to receive rave reviews at
the Toronto International Film Festival, is a love story poignantly captures the
life of the politically incorrect, irascible and fearlessly blunt Barney
Panofsky (Giamatti) and the women he has loved in his life. Pike's work in the
film earned her a 2011 London Critics' Circle Award for "British Actress of the
Year" and a Genie Award nomination for best actress.
Pike received critical acclaim for her work as Helen in Lone Scherfig's
Academy Award Nominated Film An Education, opposite Peter Sarsgaard and Carey
Mulligan. Received well at the Sundance Film Festival in 2009, An Education
continued to garner critical acclaim with Academy Award, Golden Globe, BAFTA,
Film Critics nominations, and a win for Best Foreign Film at the Independent
Spirit Awards. Pike's past film credits include Johnny English Reborn, The Big
Year, Women in Love, The Libertine, Pride and Prejudice, Fracture, Fugitive
Pieces, Surrogates, Burning Palms, and Die Another Day.
Aside from her cinematic roles, Pike has continued to return to her roots in
theater on the London stage. She has starred in "Gaslight," Patrick Hamilton's
Victorian thriller, at the Old Vic Theater, The Donmar Warehouse Production of
"Madame de Sade" in The West End, opposite Judi Dench, and The Royal Court
Theatre production of "Hitchcock Blonde," directed by Terry Johnson. With its
enormous success, the play was moved to the Lyric Theater in London's West End.
Most recently, Pike began 2010 by playing the title role in "Hedda Gabler", a
performance for which she received rave reviews.
On television, Pike has been working on the upcoming re-invention of classic
kids series "Thunderbirds Are Go!" She will voice International Rescue agent
Lady Penelope opposite original cast member David Graham for the new ITV series.