Why is Rose Byrne famous?

Rose Byrne is a well-known Australian actress who has been seen working actively in her career since the year of 1993.

Quick Info 
Full NameRose Byrne
Date of Birth 24 July 1979
Birth PlaceBalmain, New South Wales, Australia
ParentsRobin Byrne, and Jane Byrne
Age41 years
Height5 feet 6 inches
Net Worth$16 million
Rose Byrne
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Biography, Age, Young and Family

 Byrne, whose real name is Mary Rose Byrne was born on 24 July 1979 in Balmain, New South Wales, Australia as a daughter of father, Robin Byrne, and mother, Jane Byrne. Her father was a semi-retired statistician and market researcher where her mother was a primary school administrator. She has one elder brother whose name is George and two older sisters, Alice and Lucy where she is the youngest among them. She is 41 years old.



Rose Byrne holds an Australian nationality and belongs to the Irish and Scottish ethnicity.

As she was born on 24 July, her zodiac sign is Leo.


Early Life and Education

Earlier, Rose went to attend Balmain Public School and then, also joined Hunters Hill High School. Later, she attended Bradfield College. After that, she became influenced by her one of the sisters told her about acting so that she started taking acting classes at Australian Theatre for Young People when she turned the age of eight.

She had also auditioned for drama colleges but she was rejected. She was just disappointed in herself and became sad at that time by thinking about her career. Later, she went to attend Sydney University where she studied arts. Further, in 1999, she joined the Atlantic Theatre Company where she studied acting.


Physical Features

She has got dark brown hair with dark brown eyes.


Rose Byrne’s height is 5 feet 6 inches (168 cm).


Rose Byrne’s weight is 51 kg.


Personal Life

Boyfriends and Children

Before Rose Byrne was in a relationship with Brendan Cowell who is an Australian writer, director, and actor where they were seen together from the year 2003 but after six years they ended their relationship.

From the year of 2012, she started dating an American actor Bobby Cannavale and later, she gave birth to their son, named Rocco in February 2016. After that, in 2017, they also gave birth to their second son, Rafa.

Social Media: Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter

Rose Byrne has an Instagram account with the tag name (“@rosebyrneweb”) where she has 25.1k followers.




Rose Byrne started her film career after she had been cast as Rastus Sommers on an Australian movie “Dallas Doll” in 1994. After that, she was seen appearing as Alex in an Australian comedy crime movie “Two Hands” in 1999. Later, she was seen playing the role of Jenny in an Australian movie “My Mother Frank” in 2000. In the same year, she was also cast as B.G. in an Australian movie “The Goddess of 1967”.

Further, she was cast as Dorme on an American epic space-opera movie “Star Wars: Episode II –Attack of the Clones” in 2002. In that year, she was also seen appearing in the role of Sabrina in an American crime thriller movie “City of Ghosts”.

Likewise, she was seen appearing in several movies like “I Capture the Castle”, “The Night We Called It a Day”, “The Rage in Placid Lake” and “Take Away”. In 2004, she was cast into the role of Briseis in an epic historical war movie “Troy” alongside Diane Kruger and Eric Bana which was directed by Wolfgang Petersen and was written by David Benioff. In the same year, she was seen appearing as Alex Denver on an American romantic thriller drama movie “Wicker Park”.

Rose Byrne
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In addition, she was seen appearing in several movies like “The Tenants” alongside Dylan McDermott, “Marie Antoinette”, “The Dead Girl” alongside Josh Brolin and Athena Akers, “Sunshine”, “28 weeks Later”, “Just Buried”, “The Tender Hook”, “Knowing”, “Adam”, “I Love You Too”, “Get Him to the Greek”, “Insidious”, “Bridesmaids”, The Place Beyond the Pines”, “I Give It a Year”, “The Internship”, “The Turning”, “Insidious: Chapter 2”, “Neighbors”, “Adult Beginners”,

Her other movies include: “This Is Where I Leave You”, “Annie”, “Unity”, “Spy”, “The Meddler”, “Neighbor 2: Sorority Rising, “I love You, Daddy”, “Insidious: The Last Key”, “Juliet, Naked”, “Peter Rabbit” as a voice actor, “Instant Family”, “I Am Mother” as a voice actor, “Jexi” as voice actor”, “Martha the Monster” as a voice actor, “Like a Boss”, “Irresistible” and “Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway” as a voice actor.

In 2006, she was cast as Yolande del Polastron on a historical drama movie “Marie Antoinette” which was written and directed by Sofia Coppola. After that, in 2011, she also saw appearing as Moira MacTaggert on a British American superhero movie “X-Men: First Class”  and in 2016, she was seen reprising her role as Moira MacTaggert on an American superhero movie “Z-Men: Apocalypse”.


Television Shows

Rose Byrne started her television career after she had been cast as Belinda O’Connor on an Australian television soap opera “Echo Point” in 1995. After that, in 1997, she was seen appearing in the role of Siobhan on an Australian television series “Fallen Angels”. In the same year, she was also seen appearing as Heidi Benson on an Australian police procedural television series “Wildside” alongside Abbie Cornish.

Further, she was seen on several series including “Big Sky”, “Heartbreak High”, “Murder Call” alongside Bojana Novakovic and “Casanova”. From the year of 2007 to 2012, she was cast as Ellen Parson on an American legal thriller television series “Damages”. Likewise, she was seen appearing on series like “American Dad!”, “Portlandia”, “Hollywood Game Night”, “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver”, “No Activity”, “War on Waste” “Angie Tribeca” and “At Home with Amy Sedaris”.

In 2017, she was seen playing the role of Rebecca Skloot on a drama television movie “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” and later, in 2020, she was seen as Gloria Steinem on an American historical drama television miniseries “Mrs. America”.



Rose Byrne was also seen playing several roles in the plays like “La Dispute”, “Three Sisters”, “You Can’t Take It with You”, “Speed-the-Plow” and “Medea”.


Music Video

Rose Byrne was also seen appearing on the music video of music like “Black the Sun”, “I Miss You” and “Digital Versicolor”.

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Achievements, Awards, and Nominations

In her career, she had won several awards including Venice Film Festival in 2000, Fangoria Chainsaw Awards in 2012, and the MTV Movie Awards in 2012.


Net Worth

One of the beautiful, talented, and successful actress Rose Byrne has an estimated net worth of $16 million which is because of her hard work and her outstanding or best performance.


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