David Jude Heyworth Law (born 29 December 1972), known professionally as Jude Law, is an English actor, film producer and director. He began acting with the National Youth Music Theatre in 1987, and had his first television role in 1989. After starring in films directed by Andrew Niccol, Clint Eastwood and David Cronenberg.
British actor Jude Law has received a $200,000 payout over phone-hacking by media mogul Rupert Murdoch's now defunct tabloid News of the World, the BBC reports.
Actor Jude Law has expressed "sincere regret" over an affair with nanny Daisy Wright as he made a public apology to his fiancee, actress Sienna Miller.
Experts said that Murdoch essentially “waived the white flag” by agreeing to settle with Law and 35 other hacking victims including footballer Ashley Cole and former UK deputy premier John Prescott. In all, payments totalling $996,000 were announced.
Jude Law confirms Rupert Murdoch’s news empire hacked his phone on U.S. soil
In an unscripted moment, actor Jude Law (politics unknown but suspected) let it slip that in Great Britain's health care system, waits are long and doctors are overworked and underpaid. Oh yeah, rich actors can opt out
By that gauge Mr. Law’s Hamlet is less a brooding Dane than an angry, hyperkinetic one. In person, though, Mr. Law is charm itself and truly handsome, with a finely chiseled nose, a Paul Newmanesque jawline and sensual lips. He is taller than you might think and lean, and his eyes tend to pick up the blue-related colors of his clothes (on these occasions, the gray of his shirt).
"He's a brilliant, brilliant guy and an amazing actor. He's the most extraordinary combination of unbelievably powerful and passionate and he's so intricately subtle, it's like watching a glorious tapestry unveiled every time he's on the screen. It's just breathtaking to me." said Kate Winslet.
Judi Dench and Jude Law will join Daniel Radcliffe and David Walliams for the inaugural season of plays by the Michael Grandage Company, starting this December.
Law's almost 2-year-old daughter, Iris, accidentally ingests a tablet of ecstasy that she finds on the floor at a kids' party in a private club, evidently leftover from a party. She's rushed to the hospital and recovers. Police say there is no suggestion of parental neglect surrounding the incident.
Has a tattoo on his left forearm of words from The Beatles song, "Sexy Sadie", which states "You came along to turn on everyone Sexy Sadie", representing his ex-wife, Sadie Frost.
Born December 29, 1972, in Lewisham, London, England. Raised in South London by his parents, who were both schoolteachers, Law joined the National Youth Music Theatre at age 13, where he acted in such productions as Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat. He left school at age 16 after winning a part as a teenage runaway on the British television soap opera Families.
In the latest retelling of the sweeping dramatic romance, Keira Knightley stars as the titular Anna Karenina, a Russian socialite who is trapped in a loveless marriage to Alexei Karenin (Jude Law).
Jude, 39 and Sadie, who turned 47 yesterday, were married from 1997 to 2003 and have three children - son Rafferty, 15, daughter Iris, 11, and and nine-year-old son Rudy.