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

Nickname

Chabs, Rosie

Profession

Actress

Nationality

Australian

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

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

Age

She’s currently 39 years old.

Sun Sign

Leo

Ethnicity

White

She has Irish and Scottish ancestry.

Religion

Agnostic

Education

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

Engaged

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

Height

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

Weight

  • 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

Slim

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).

Sexuality

Straight

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

Year Award Work Result
2000 Volpi Cup for Best Actress The Goddess of 1967 Won
2002 Film Critics Circle of Australia Award for Best Actor- Female Nominated
2003 AACTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role The Rage in Placid Lake Nominated
2007 AFI International Award for Best Actress Damages Won
2008 Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film Nominated
2009 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
AFI International Award for Best Actress Nominated
2010 Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film Nominated
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film Nominated
IGN Summer Movie Award for Best TV Actress Won
2011 Best Acting Ensemble Bridesmaids Nominated
2012 Central Ohio Film Critics Association Award for Best Ensemble Nominated
New York Film Critics Online Awards for Best Cast Won
Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast Won
Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble Nominated
MTV Movie Award for Best Jaw Dropping Moment Won
MTV Movie Award for Best Cast Nominated
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Nominated
Fright Meter Award for Best Actress Insidious Nominated
Scream Award for Best Horror Actress Nominated
Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Leading Actress Won
2014 AACTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role The Turning Won
Film Critics Circle of Australia Award for Best Actor- Female Won
MTV Movie Award for Best Scared-As-S**t Performance Insidious: Chapter 2 Nominated
MAXMARA Face of The Future Award N/A Won
2015 Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Neighbors Nominated
MTV Movie Award for Best WTF Moment Won
MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance Nominated
MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss Nominated
AACTA Trailblazer Award N/A Won
Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Villain Spy Nominated
Georgia Film Critics’ Association Award for Best Supporting Actress Nominated
Utah Film Critics’ Society Award for Best Supporting Actress Won
Village Voice Film Poll for Best Supporting Actress Nominated

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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