Rose Byrne

Biography: Rose, daughter of Jane, a primary school administrator, and Robin Byrne, a semi-retired statistician and market researcher, was born in Sydney, Australia. She attended Balmain Public School and Hunters Hill High School before attending Bradfield Senior College in North Sydney. She has an older brother, George, and two older sisters, Alice and Lucy.

She began taking acting classes at age eight, joining the Australian Theatre for Young People and also attended the University of Sydney. In 1999, Byrne studied acting at the Atlantic Theatre Company developed by David Mamet and William H. Macy. After acting in several Australian televisions shows in the late 1990's, she got her big screen break in 2002 when she played handmaiden, Dormé, to Natalie Portman's character, Padmé Amidala, in Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones.

Her biggest break came in 2004 when was given the role of Briseis opposite Brad Pitt in the movie Troy. After this role, she was recognized as one
of the most promising actresses in Hollywood. In 2005, Rose left Los Angeles and moved to London where she owns a house with her sister. In 2007, she was cast opposite Glenn Close in the critically-acclaimed and Emmy-nominated FX drama, Damages. Expand

Rose Byrne's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 58
Highest Metascore: 78 28 Weeks Later
Lowest Metascore: 40 Insidious: Chapter 2
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 22
  2. Negative: 1 out of 22
22 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Susan Cooper May 22, 2015 Cast tbd
tbd Annie Dec 19, 2014 Cast / Grace tbd
tbd This Is Where I Leave You Sep 12, 2014 Penny tbd
74 X-Men: Days of Future Past May 23, 2014 Moira MacTaggert 8.5
68 Neighbors May 9, 2014 Cast / Principal Cast / Kelly Radner 6.4
40 Insidious: Chapter 2 Sep 13, 2013 Renai Lambert 6.8
50 I Give It a Year Aug 9, 2013 Nat / Nat 5.9
42 The Internship Jun 7, 2013 Cast / Dana 5.8
68 The Place Beyond the Pines Mar 29, 2013 Jennifer 7.7
65 X-Men: First Class Jun 3, 2011 Dr. Moira MacTaggert 7.8
75 Bridesmaids May 13, 2011 Helen 7.2
52 Insidious Apr 1, 2011 Renai 7.0
65 Get Him to the Greek Jun 4, 2010 Jackie Q 6.9
56 Adam Jul 29, 2009 Beth Buchwald 8.1
41 Knowing Mar 20, 2009 Diana Wayland 6.0
tbd Just Buried Oct 3, 2008 Roberta Knickel 9.0
64 Sunshine Jul 20, 2007 Cassie 7.3
78 28 Weeks Later May 11, 2007 Scarlet 7.0
65 The Dead Girl Dec 29, 2006 Leah 7.1
65 Marie Antoinette Oct 20, 2006 Duchesse De Polignac 5.5
46 The Tenants Feb 3, 2006 Irene Bell 6.0
40 Wicker Park Sep 3, 2004 Alex 6.6
63 The Rage in Placid Lake May 21, 2004 Gemma Taylor 7.9
63 I Capture the Castle Jul 11, 2003 Rose Mortmain 8.5
57 City of Ghosts Apr 25, 2003 Sabrina 6.6
53 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones May 16, 2002 Dormé 6.1