Rose Byrne is an Australian actress. She made her screen debut in the film Dallas Doll, and continued to act in Australian film and television throughout the 1990s. She obtained her first leading film role in The Goddess of 1967 which brought her the Volpi Cup for Best Actress and made the transition to Hollywood in the small role of Dormé in Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones, followed by larger parts in Troy, Knowing and 28 Weeks Later.

Birth Name

Mary Rose Byrne


Chabs, Rosie





Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Rose Byrne was born on July 24, 1979, in Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.


She’s currently 39 years old.

Sun Sign




She has Irish and Scottish ancestry.




Rose attended Balmain Public School and Hunters Hill High School in Sydney, New South Wales. Subsequently, Rose studied at Bradfield College in Crows Nest. Later, she graduated from the University of Sydney. She also studied acting from Atlantic Theatre Company and Australian Theatre for Young People.

Family Details

  • Father – Robin Byrne (Semi-retired statistician as well as market researcher)
  • Mother – Jane Byrne (Primary school administrator)
  • Siblings – George Byrne (Older Brother), Alice Byrne (Older Sister), Lucy Byrne (Older Sister)

Marital Status



Boyfriend / Spouse

Rose Byrne dated –

  • Gregor Jordan (1999-2002) – From 1999 to 2002, Rose dated Australian film director, Gregor Jordan.
  • Brendan Cowell (2003-2010) – Rose dated actor Brendan for almost seven years starting from 2003. They split in early 2010 due to a long-distance relationship. They even spent most of their seven years living on the opposite side of the country.

  • Bobby Cannavale (2012-Present) – Rose Byrne is dating American actor Bobby Cannavale. She gave birth to their first child, a son Rocco Robin Cannavale on February 1, 2016. They welcomed their second son, Rafa Cannavale on November 16, 2017.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 6 inches
  • In centimeters – 168 cm
  • In meters – 1.68 m


  • In Kilograms – 53 kg
  • In Pounds – 117 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 32-23-33
  • Bust – 32 inches
  • Waist – 23 inches
  • Hip – 33 inches
  • Bra Size – 30B

Body Build


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 8 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 3 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Playing Dormé in the 2002 film Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones, Briseis in 2004 film Troy, Yolande de Polastron in 2006 film Marie Antoinette, Helen Harris in 2011 film Bridesmaids, Moira MacTaggert in the 2011 film X-Men: First Class. She is also known for playing Ellen Parsons in the legal thriller TV series Damages from 2007 to 2012.

Film Debut

Rose Byrne landed her first acting role as Rastus Sommers in the 1994 film ‘Dallas Doll’. Since then, she has starred in a number of commercial successful films like ‘Bridesmaids’, ‘Neighbors’, ‘Insidious’ films, to name a few.

Television Debut

In 1995, Rose appeared in an Australian television soap opera Echo Point for her role as Belinda O’Connor. She appeared in a total of 100 episodes.

Brand Endorsements

She appeared in a television commercial for Sony in 1999. She is a brand ambassador for NIDA’s (National Institute of Dramatic Art) Young Actors Studio.

Awards & Nominations

2000Volpi Cup for Best ActressThe Goddess of 1967Won
2002Film Critics Circle of Australia Award for Best Actor- FemaleNominated
2003AACTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading RoleThe Rage in Placid LakeNominated
2007AFI International Award for Best ActressDamagesWon
2008Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television FilmNominated
2009Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesNominated
AFI International Award for Best ActressNominated
2010Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television FilmNominated
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesNominated
Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television FilmNominated
IGN Summer Movie Award for Best TV ActressWon
2011Best Acting EnsembleBridesmaidsNominated
2012Central Ohio Film Critics Association Award for Best EnsembleNominated
New York Film Critics Online Awards for Best CastWon
Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best CastWon
Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Acting EnsembleNominated
MTV Movie Award for Best Jaw Dropping MomentWon
MTV Movie Award for Best CastNominated
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureNominated
Fright Meter Award for Best ActressInsidiousNominated
Scream Award for Best Horror ActressNominated
Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Leading ActressWon
2014AACTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading RoleThe TurningWon
Film Critics Circle of Australia Award for Best Actor- FemaleWon
MTV Movie Award for Best Scared-As-S**t PerformanceInsidious: Chapter 2Nominated
MAXMARA Face of The Future AwardN/AWon
2015Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Actress in a ComedyNeighborsNominated
MTV Movie Award for Best WTF MomentWon
MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic PerformanceNominated
MTV Movie Award for Best KissNominated
AACTA Trailblazer AwardN/AWon
Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie VillainSpyNominated
Georgia Film Critics’ Association Award for Best Supporting ActressNominated
Utah Film Critics’ Society Award for Best Supporting ActressWon
Village Voice Film Poll for Best Supporting ActressNominated

Rose Byrne Favorites

  • Favorite Actor – Jack Nicholson
  • Favorite Actresses – Cate Blanchett, Glenn Close, Judy Davis, Juliette Binoche, Susan Sarandon, Toni Collette
  • Favorite Singers – Bob Marley, Elvis Presley, Fleet Foxes, Fleetwood Mac, Pat Benatar, Ryan Adams

Rose Byrne Net worth

Rose Byrne has a net worth of $17 million dollars as of 2019. She lives in New York, United States.

Social Media Profiles

She’s not on social media.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Rose Byrne

  • Byrne started learning acting at the age of eight by entering into Australian Theatre for Young People.
  • In 2006, she was named at #16 on FHM’s Sexiest Women in the World, Australian edition.
  • She is a graduate and ambassador for NIDA’s (National Institute of Dramatic Art) Young Actors Studio.
  • She was included in the Most Beautiful People of 2007 list in Who Magazine.
  • In 2008, she ranked #5 in Hallmark Channel’s TV’s sexiest leading woman poll.
  • She was considered for the role of Ruth in Jane Campion’s Holy Smoke (1999) but, it finally went to Kate Winslet.
  • Rose was voted #78 on Ask men’s Top 99 ‘most desirable’ woman of 2012 list.
  • In 2014, Byrne became the face of Oroton, the Australian producer of luxury fashion accessories.
  • She ranked #7 in People Magazine’s Best Dressed Celebrities of 2015.
  • She was 6 months pregnant with her second son Rafa when she completed the filming of the 2017 comedy film, ‘I Love You, Daddy’.


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