July 24, 1979
41 years old
5 ft 6 in | 168 cm
32-23-33 in | 81-58.5-84 cm
51 kg | 112.5 lbs
8 US | 38.5 EU
Mary Rose Byrne was born in Balmain, Australia, on July 24, 1979, is an Australian actress.
Young Rose Byrne began taking acting classes at the age of eight.
She first started performing with the Sydney's Australian Theatre for Young People.
She made her big screen debut in Australian drama comedy film Dallas Doll (1994) in role as Rastus Sommers, at the age of fifteen.
She landed her television debut in Australian soap opera Echo Point (1995) in role as Belinda O'Connor.
Her breakthrough performance came as Briseis in epic period war film Troy (2004) opposite Brad Pitt.
Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (2021) live-action animated comedy in role as Bea
Like a Boss (2020) comedy in role as Mel Carter, opposite Salma Hayek and Tiffany Haddish
Irresistible (2020) comedy in role as Faith Brewster, with Steve Carell and Mackenzie Davis
She voiced Mother in science fiction thriller movie I Am Mother (2019).
She voiced Jexi in romantic comedy film Jexi (2019).
She played Moira MacTaggert in superhero movies: X-Men: First Class (2011) and X-Men: Apocalypse (2016).
Sunshine (2007) science fiction thriller opposite Cillian Murphy, Chris Evans and Mark Strong
Bridesmaids (2011) romance comedy with Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy and Rebel Wilson
28 Weeks Later (2007) drama thriller opposite Robert Carlyle, Jeremy Renner and Imogen Poots
Insidious (2010) and Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013) supernatural horror in role as Renai Lambert
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002) epic space opera in role as Dormé: Handmaiden to Padmé
Spy (2015) action comedy with Melissa McCarthy, Jason Statham and Jude Law
Marie Antoinette (2006) historical drama opposite Kirsten Dunst and Jason Schwartzman
Get Him to the Greek (2010) comedy with Russell Brand, Jonah Hill and Elisabeth Moss
Neighbors (2014) and Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016) comedy in role as Kelly Radner
Adam (2009) romantic comedy drama opposite Hugh Dancy
This Is Where I Leave You (2014) comedy drama with Jason Bateman, Tina Fey and Adam Driver
Wicker Park (2004) romantic thriller drama with Josh Hartnett and Diane Kruger
Knowing (2009) science fiction thriller opposite Nicolas Cage
I Capture the Castle (2003) coming of age drama with Henry Cavill and Bill Nighy
The Internship (2013) comedy with Vince Vaughn, Owen Wilson and Dylan O'Brien
Instant Family (2018) comedy opposite Mark Wahlberg
I Give It a Year (2013) romantic comedy with Rafe Spall and Anna Faris
I Love You, Daddy (2017) comedy drama opposite Louis C.K., Chloë Grace Moretz and John Malkovich
She was nominated twice for a Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance as Ellen Parsons in FX legal thriller television series Damages (2007–2012).
Wildside (1997) Australian police procedural television series in role as Heidi Benson
Heartbreak High (1999) Australian television series in role as Carly Whitely
Casanova (2005) British television comedy drama serial in role as Edith
No Activity (2016) comedy television series in role as Elizabeth
She played Rebecca Skloot in drama television film The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2017) opposite Oprah Winfrey.
Mrs. America (2020) FX drama miniseries in role as Gloria Steinem
Attended Balmain Public School, Hunters Hill High School and Bradfield College in Crows Nest.
She is of Scottish and Irish descent.
Studied acting at the Atlantic Theater Company.
Has a brother and two sisters.
Supporter of UNICEF Australia.
Her hobbies are bicycle riding, yoga, swimming and reading.
Good friends with actress Nadia Townsend.
Fan of Kylie Minogue.
Her favorite actor is Jack Nicholson.
Featured in music videos for:
Alex Lloyd "Black the Sun" (2000)
Darren Hayes "I Miss You" (2002)
Glass Candy "Digital Versicolor" (2007)
Lives in New York City.
She dated Australian film director Gregor Jordan (1999-2002) and actor Brendan Cowell (2003-2010).
She began dating American actor Bobby Cannavale in 2012, they have two sons.