Jude Law's biographyJude Law is a British actor who was repeatedly awarded Oscar, Golden Globe, BAFTA, Cesar, the Chevalier of the French Order of Arts and Literature.
Undoubtedly, Law's fans would continue this list. We here provide some peculiar details about his life.
Childhood. The first rolesJude was born December 29, 1972, in Louisish, south-eastern region of London. His parents are a school teacher of English, Margaret Ann Hayworth, and a teacher at primary school, Peter Robert Law. His sister, Natasha, a photographer and graphic designer is three years older.
Career jump upIn 1996, Jude starred in the melodrama "I Love You, I Love You not," and later in the drama "Bent." A year later, the actor appeared in the biopic "Wilde" about the creative work and personal life of Oscar Wilde. The Evening Standard called Law's work the best debut of the year.
Although all the three pictures turned out to be financially unsuccessful, Jude Law's play was appreciated by the critics. He was characterized as "a charming young man with natural magnetism and hot appearance."
Divorce and career crisisWhile Jude Law's career was becoming more and more successful, his family life collapsed. The marriage with Sadie who gave the actor two children (their son Rafferty was born in 1996 and the daughter Iris in 2000) did not work. Law did not spend enough time with his wife. When the third kid Rudy was born in 2002, Law spent only 4 days with his family and left for shooting.
The tension in the family increased after the rumors about Jude's affair with Nicole Kidman, his partner from "Cold Mountain" who had just broken up with Tom Cruise. The actors denied those rumors, but it did not save Jude and Sadie's marriage. In 2003, they got divorced.
Further careerDespite the dubious popularity in the yellow press, in 2004, Law's career continued going up. He played the small roles in "Aviator" with Leonardo DiCaprio and in "Lemony Snicket" with Jim Carrey. In the former, he played a Hollywood idol 30 Errol Flynn, in the latter – Lemony Snicket himself. That year, People magazine called him the sexiest man alive.
In 2009 Guy Ritchie presented an adaptation of the adventures of the legendary detective from Baker Street. This time, Sherlock Holmes was played by Robert Downey Jr., and his faithful companion Dr. Watson – by Jude Law who was chosen for the role from more than 20 famous actors. The classic story interpreted by the scandalous director was so popular with viewers that in 2011, the tandem Downey-Law reappeared in the sequel, "Sherlock Holmes: The Game of Shadows."
Jude Law's personal lifeAfter a divorce with Sadie Frost, Jude Law dated Sienna Miller for three years until she found out that he cheated on her with the nanny of his children from the first marriage.
Interesting factsOn his left arm, Jude has a tattoo that was made with reference to his first wife: "You came along to turn on everyone, Sexy Sadie." This is the line from the song "Sexy Sadie" by The Beatles.
Jude Law is an ardent fan of the Tottenham Hotspur football club.