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Jude Law

Jude Law is a talented and versatile actor. Law has been nominated for two Academy Awards and continues to build a prolific body of work that spans from early successes such as Gattaca (1997) and The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) to more recent turns as Dr. John Watson in Sherlock Holmes (2009) and Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011), as Hugo's... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 17 wins & 49 nominations. See more awards »

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Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes Dr. John Watson
Spy Bradley Fine
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
Enemy at the Gates


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 2016 The Roof (Short)
And Yet Another Fan
 2015 The Vote (TV Movie)
 2015 Spy
Bradley Fine
 2014 The Gentlemen's Wager (Short)
Jude Law
 2013 Paul McCartney: Queenie Eye (Video short)
Jude Law (uncredited)
 2013/I Connection (Short)
 2012 Rise of the Guardians
Pitch (voice)
 2012 The Homeless Polar Bear (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2012 The Boy in the Oak (Short)
 2011 360
Michael Daly
 2010 Repo Men
 2010 Arena (TV Series documentary)
Various Characters
- Harold Pinter: A Celebration (2010) ... Various Characters
 2009/I Rage
 2007 Sleuth
 2004/I Closer
 2004 Alfie
 2000 Love, Honor and Obey
 1999 Presence of Mind
 1998 Final Cut
 1997 Bent
 1996 I Love You, I Love You Not
Ethan / SS Officer
 1995 Shot at Dawn (TV Movie)
Private Harry Farr
 1994 Shopping
 1993 The Marshal (TV Movie)
 1993 The Crane (Short)
Young Man 1
 1990-1991 Families (TV Series)
Nathan Thompson
- Episode #1.152 (1991) ... Nathan Thompson
- Episode #1.1 (1990) ... Nathan Thompson
 1991 The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Joe Barnes
- Shoscombe Old Place (1991) ... Joe Barnes
 1989 The Tailor of Gloucester (TV Movie)
Mayor's Stableboy
 1988 The Ragged Child (TV Movie)
Anthony Ashley-Cooper - Clerk of the Court
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5' 10" (1.78 m)

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The truth is, one can work for another ten years and be playing parts, pushing yourself as hard as you can, and you are still accused of that. You're still tainted with that brush. I'm not called Jude Law, I have three names; I'm called 'Hunk Jude Law' or 'Heartthrob Jude Law'. In England anyway, that's my full name. That's the cheap language that's thrown around, that sums you up in one little ... See more »


Was cast in The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) after Anthony Minghella saw him in Immortality (1998). Minghella's wife was producing the film at the time and used to watch the dailies at home after each day's filming. See more »


Often plays a representative of the ideal man (Gattaca, The Talented Mr. Ripley, A.I.: Artificial Intelligence) See more »

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