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
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.
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Rose Byrne's Scores

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  • TV
Average career score: 58
Highest Metascore: 78 28 Weeks Later
Lowest Metascore: 33 Annie
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 32
  2. Negative: 1 out of 32
32 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
78 28 Weeks Later May 11, 2007 Scarlet 7.0
75 Bridesmaids May 13, 2011 Helen 7.1
75 Spy Jun 5, 2015 Cast / Raina / Raina Boyanov / Rayna Boyanov / Rayna Boyanov 5.0
75 X-Men: Days of Future Past May 23, 2014 Moira MacTaggert 8.4
68 The Meddler Apr 22, 2016 Lori Minervini / Lori / Lori Minervini 6.6
68 The Place Beyond the Pines Mar 29, 2013 Jennifer 8.5
68 Neighbors May 9, 2014 Cast / Principal Cast / Kelly Radner 6.3
65 The Dead Girl Dec 29, 2006 Leah / Leah tbd
65 Marie Antoinette Oct 20, 2006 Duchesse De Polignac 5.6
65 X-Men: First Class Jun 3, 2011 Dr. Moira MacTaggert 7.8
65 Get Him to the Greek Jun 4, 2010 Jackie Q 6.8
64 Sunshine Jul 20, 2007 Cassie 7.3
63 The Rage in Placid Lake May 21, 2004 Gemma Taylor / Gemma Taylor tbd
63 I Capture the Castle Jul 11, 2003 Rose Mortmain / Rose Mortmain tbd
58 Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising May 20, 2016 Kelly Radner / Kelly Radner 5.4
57 Adult Beginners Apr 24, 2015 Justine / Justine 6.6
57 City of Ghosts Apr 25, 2003 Sabrina / Sabrina 7.8
56 Adam Jul 29, 2009 Beth Buchwald 8.1
56 I Love You, Daddy TBA Principal Cast / Grace Cullen tbd
55 Juliet, Naked Aug 17, 2018 Annie tbd
54 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones May 16, 2002 Dormé 5.9
52 Insidious Apr 1, 2011 Renai 7.3
52 Peter Rabbit Feb 9, 2018 Bea / Bea / Bea/Jemima Puddle-Duck 6.5
52 X-Men: Apocalypse May 27, 2016 Moira Mactaggert / Moira Mactaggert 6.6
50 I Give It a Year Aug 9, 2013 Nat / Nat 5.6
46 The Tenants Feb 3, 2006 Irene Bell tbd
44 This Is Where I Leave You Sep 19, 2014 Penny / Penny Moore / Penny Moore 6.5
42 The Internship Jun 7, 2013 Cast / Dana 5.9
41 Knowing Mar 20, 2009 Diana Wayland / Diana Wayland 6.3
40 Wicker Park Sep 3, 2004 Alex 8.6