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Jude Law [4]

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Born:December 29, 1972 (45)
Filmography Rating:7.84 / 10
IMDB Rating:7.34 / 10
Amazon Rating:4.03 / 5
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:72.12%
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List of Titles and Roles/Jobs:
Gattaca [1997](25) => Jerome Eugene Morrow
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow [2004](32) => Sky Captain
Sherlock Holmes [2009](37) => Dr. John Watson
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows [2011](39) => Dr. John Watson

Trivia that mentions this person:
Star Trek: Nemesis [2002]
  • Jude Law was originally considered for the role of Shinzon
    Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow [2004]
  • Dr. Kessler is played by Jude Law's real-life father, Peter Law.
  • The use of Laurence Olivier's image was Jude Law's idea. Law said he had always wanted to work alongside the actor, so Kerry Conran "granted" his wish.
    Watchmen [2009]
  • Casting rumors over the years included Sigourney Weaver (Sally Jupiter); John Hurt, Robin Williams, [?] Doug Hutchison, Daniel Craig, Simon Pegg, [?] Glen Hansard (Rorschach); Arnold Schwarzenegger, Dolph Lundgren (Dr. Manhattan); Tommy Lee Jones, Gary Busey, Ron Perlman, Thomas Jane (Comedian); Richard Gere, Kevin Costner, John Cusack, [?] Joaquin Phoenix (Nite Owl); Nathan Fillion (either Comedian or Nite Owl); Jamie Lee Curtis, [?] Hilary Swank, Jessica Biel, Hilary Duff (Silk Spectre); Tom Cruise, Jude Law (Ozymandias). In the finished film, Jackie Earle Haley is the only one of the seven primary cast members who was even in the film industry when the movie was first attempted.
    Sherlock Holmes [2009]
  • Early rumors had Brad Pitt as Moriarty, but were quickly denied. Sam Worthington was considered for the role of Watson and Colin Farrell was in talks to play the before Jude Law was cast. Meanwhile, Sienna Miller was in talks for a role before the casting of her ex-fiancÚ Jude Law.
  • Rachel McAdams, Jude Law and Robert Downey Jr. reportedly did most of their own stunts.
    Gattaca [1997]
  • To fully assume Jerome's identity, Vincent (at 5' 11") undergoes extension surgery in his legs to match Jerome's recorded height of 6' 1". In reality, Jude Law and Ethan Hawke are both 5' 11".
  • Jude Law's character asks to be called by his middle name, Eugene. "Eugene" comes from the Greek for "well born," which he is. "Eugenics" (the science of improving the hereditary qualities of a race or breed) is the central theme of the film.
    Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows [2011]
  • The 15-second onscreen dance between Jude Law and Noomi Rapace in the gypsy camp took three days to shoot.
    Iron Man 3 [2013]
  • Jude Law (Robert Downey Jr.'s co-star in Sherlock Holmes and Gwyneth Paltrow's co-star in Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow) was considered for the role of Aldrich Killian.