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Jude Law, Michael Gambon

Jude Law [8]

Born:December 29, 1972 (48)
Filmography Rating:7.25 / 10
IMDB Rating:7.17 / 10
Amazon Rating:4.17 / 5
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:74.05%
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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
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events [2004](32) => Lemony Snicket (voice)
Sherlock Holmes [2009](37) => Dr. John Watson
Hugo [2011](39) => Hugo's Father
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows [2011](39) => Dr. John Watson
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald [2018](46) => Albus Dumbledore
Captain Marvel [2019](47) => Yon-Rogg

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]
  • 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.
  • Dr. Kessler is played by Jude Law's real-life father, Peter Law.
    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.
    Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them [2016]
  • This is the second film to feature Colin Farrell and Johnny Depp portraying two versions of the same character after The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, where the two respective actors, along with Jude Law, stepped in for Heath Ledger, after his passing.
    Captain Marvel [2019]
  • Jude Law took counsel from his Sherlock Holmes (2009) co-star Robert Downey Jr., who plays Iron Man in the [Marvel Cinematic Universe], on appearing in this movie. Law stated, "He talked a little bit about how making a [Marvel Cinematic Universe] movie is fitting this one piece into a bigger picture, and giving yourself over to that. It's not about trying to understand everything. Just do your piece."
  • This film adds the seventh and eighth actor from a [Sherlock Holmes franchise] to appear in the MCU: Jude Law joins his own Sherlock, Robert Downey Jr.; Benedict Cumberbatchand Martin Freeman; and of course, John C. Reilly (Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Holmes & Watson (2018)). Rachel McAdams (from Doctor Strange (2016)) was also a part of the Robert Downey Jr., [Sherlock Holmes franchise]. Gemma Chan also appeared as Soo Lin Yao in Sherlock: The Blind Banker (2010). Sir Ben Kingsley played a brainier Dr Watson in Without a Clue (1988).
    Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald [2018]
  • To prepare for the role of Dumbledore, J.K. Rowling gave Jude Law extremely secret details about his character during a two and a half-hour meeting between the two of them, during which he was allowed to ask as many questions as he needed. Law also watched Michael Gambon's performance in the previous six films to help establish the character and performance.
    Hugo [2011]
  • Jude Law (Hugo's father) only appears on-screen for three minutes.
    Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events [2004]
  • The film cast includes two Oscar winners: Meryl Streep and Dustin Hoffman; and two Oscar nominees: Jude Law and Helena Bonham Carter.