Jude LawDavid Jude Heyworth Law (born 29 December 1972) is an English actor. He has received multiple awards including a BAFTA Film Award as well as nominations for two Academy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards, three Laurence Olivier Awards, and two Tony Awards. In 2007, he received an Honorary César and was named a knight of the Order of Arts and Letters by the French government, in recognition of his contribution to World Cinema Arts.
Born and raised in London, Law started acting in theatre. After finding small roles in feature films, Law gained recognition for his role in Anthony Minghella's ''The Talented Mr. Ripley'' (1999), for which he won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award. He found further critical and commercial success in ''Enemy at the Gates'' (2001), Steven Spielberg's ''A.I. Artificial Intelligence'' (2001) and Sam Mendes' ''Road to Perdition'' (2002). He gave an acclaimed performance in the war film ''Cold Mountain'' (2003), earning him Academy Award, Golden Globe and BAFTA nominations.
Law went on to star in several commercially unsuccessful films, including ''Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow'' (2004) and ''Alfie'' (2004). He then starred as the romantic lead in films ''Closer'' (2004) and ''The Holiday'' (2006), which were well-received. He also portrayed Dr. Watson in ''Sherlock Holmes'' (2009) and ''Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows'' (2011). In the 2010s, Law appeared in ''Repo Men'' (2010) and had supporting roles in ''Contagion'' (2011) and the 3D film ''Hugo'' (2011). The latter two received positive reviews from critics. In 2012, he starred in ''Anna Karenina'' (2012) and Dreamworks' ''Rise of the Guardians'' and further onto Steven Soderbergh's ''Side Effects'' (2013), Wes Anderson's ''The Grand Budapest Hotel'' (2014) and Paul Feig's ''Spy'' (2015) in the following years.
In 2017, he starred in ''The Young Pope'' and in 2018 portrayed Albus Dumbledore in ''Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald''. His highest-grossing release was the superhero film ''Captain Marvel'' (2019), in which he played Yon-Rogg. Law has also had an accomplished career on stage, performing in several West End and Broadway productions such as ''Les Parents terribles'', ''Hamlet'' and ''Anna Christie''. Law reprised his role as the fictional Pope Pius XIII in ''The New Pope'', which premiered in 2020. Provided by Wikipedia
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